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Steal This Poem

Updated on March 25, 2013

My lunch money is in tact

and my wallet's tightly closed,

but a big ol' bully

has stolen all my poems!

I've signed them with my name

and scribbled from the heart.

and you crooks copied every part!

Where are your ethics?

Or have your scruples gone astray?

Betrayed by love of money,

you're a thief in every way.

You dance on stolen dimes,

taken from our earnings,

and now we hubbers

feel our innards churning!

We had no strength in one,

but you've taken from us all.

And know we have the power

to crush you till you fall!

So we're standing back to back,

creators, working to destroy.

A Hub Army, ready to deploy!

Feel us closing in,

and know that you've been warned.

We'll bring you 'ziners down,

and we're coming like a swarm!




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      Brian Loewer 3 years ago from Portland, Oregon

      What an eloquent comment on my poem Harish. Thank you so much.

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      Harish Mamgain 3 years ago from India

      A thief steals something from you and a robber robs something of you. Result- no trace of either thief or robber or things stolen or robbed. Contrast to this, just think of these modern plunderers ! these classic thieves and robbers are ever present with themselves and stolen and robbed things( articles, poems, songs etc. ) with all brazenness and audacity. Ways of these crazy persons are just bewildering ! LVidoni5, love your so sweet poem with so strong a clarion call !

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      Brian Loewer 3 years ago from Portland, Oregon

      Hey Eric, I moved them over to another site. I have the link to the Bubblews page on my profile in the upper right hand corner. Thanks! I should actually back them all up.

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      Eric Wayne Flynn 3 years ago from Providence, Rhode Island

      Where have all you're frighten poems gone! I hope you have them in a database, cuz they are really damn good.

      EWF

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      Brian Loewer 5 years ago from Portland, Oregon

      Hey thanks a lot Justin.

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      Justin W Price 5 years ago from Juneau, Alaska

      Brian, sorry to hear you were also a victim of those stupid, uncreative scammers. Loved this poem, though Shard UIA

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      Brian Loewer 5 years ago from Portland, Oregon

      Thanks Tyra. Thanks Sue. -Yeah. I was happy to see the site go down! It was a nice victory for us hubbers.

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      tyra marieza 5 years ago from Atlanta Georgia

      Yeah! That's the stuff! You tell em!

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      Sueswan 5 years ago

      Amen Lvidoni!

      I noticed that the zine website is down. For good, I hope.

      Voted up and awesome.

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      Brian Loewer 5 years ago from Portland, Oregon

      Moms- I searched my titles on big ezine, after reading about all the plagiarism problems with that site. Sure enough I found one after a couple minutes of searching.

      Thanks a lot Poetic. I sure hope we do.

      Thanks Poohgranma! Yeah, I'm really hoping hubpages will band together with all the hubbers here, and use some of their weight to get rid of those guys.

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      Poohgranma 5 years ago from On the edge

      Loved this! It will be good see them shut down completely!

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      Poetic Fool 5 years ago

      Great poem that expresses exactly how I feel. Wonderful job! Together we'll all get those ******s.

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      Lissette 5 years ago from Central Florida

      How did you find out that you were stolen from?

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      Brian Loewer 5 years ago from Portland, Oregon

      Hello moms, always good to see you. No there's not. The internet makes it too darn easy for those punks!

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      Brian Loewer 5 years ago from Portland, Oregon

      Wow. A lot of great response.

      Thanks Victoria, Your poem was great inspiration!

      Hey rebecca, Thanks so much, yeah I don't blame you. It's so frustrating!

      SirDent- That's a really good idea, I'll see if I can find a good spot to work it in.

      Thanks so much Daughter of Maat!

      Thanks justateacher, yeah that was a great idea.

      Thank you Random Life, I appreciate that.

      Hello anamika, Yeah isn't it great how so many are banding together to bring these guys down? Great community is right!

      Hello LadyTenaz. Yeah so many are bummed out about this whole thing. Glad I could help represent!

      Exactly samtebbutt, It's so disheartening seeing your personal poems with someone elses name signed below them.

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      Lissette 5 years ago from Central Florida

      There is nothing that can not be breached by a thief I see.

      Awesome writing!

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      Sam 5 years ago from Ireland

      I like the line "poems are scribbled from the heart" This is why it wounds so much when frauds steal our poems and art!Grrrr!

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      Lady_Tenaz 5 years ago

      Nice! I liked it....Its a shame so many people are getting their content stolen. Thankfully most of my poetry is already published in my books so if anyone tries to do it to me, they will be slapped with a fat law suit. Hope it all works out and hopefully my poems won't end up getting stolen either.

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      Anamika S 5 years ago from Mumbai - Maharashtra, India

      LOve this! Most of us seems to be inspired by the content theft and writing poems/articles about the content thieves. I absolutely love the HubPages community for the unity we have here. Hub voted up!

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      LaDena Campbell 5 years ago from Somewhere Over The Rainbow - Near Oz...

      Another great hub about those thieves! And I agree with Sir Dent - put your name and link in the middle and get more traffic for yourself!

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      Nithya Venkat 5 years ago from Dubai

      A good poem for all the stealing crooks out there.Bad,bad copiers, they should be punished severely. Great poem - with a message. Voted up. Awesome.

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      RandomLife 5 years ago from Nashville TN

      great hub!

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      Melissa Flagg OSC 5 years ago from Rural Central Florida

      Beautiful, simply awesome!!

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      SirDent 5 years ago

      In the middle of the poem you should put your name and link back to here just so they will have your name in the content they steal.

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      Rebecca Mealey 5 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      I'm just not in the mood to write a poem about this subject but you guys are rocking with it...I'm poem hopping tonight and they are cute as heck,

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      Victoria Lynn 5 years ago from Arkansas, USA

      I love the poem and your photo! Am linking to my similar hub poem against these creeps!