Sun 14th Oct 2012 22:40
I`m not on Facebook...and I feel so friendless! (thank God)
Comment is about Facebook (blog)
Original item by John Coopey
Sun 14th Oct 2012 22:28
Marlborough, of course, defeated the French/ Bavarians at Blindheim (Blenheim) a few years later halting French expensionist designs on Vienna.
As every one knows a Marlborough Man is a Real Man.
Comment is about WALTZING MATILDA or A BOLD FUSILIER? (blog)
Original item by M.C. Newberry
Nice poem Phil,
The style suits the meditative subject
Comment is about SOUNDS OF THE WILDERNESS. (blog)
Original item by Philipos
Sun 14th Oct 2012 22:26
Well, I'll tell ya...
I have wanted to delete fb sooo many times - have deactivated on numerous occasions. I have a love/hate relationship with fb. I only stay because it's a convenient way to keep in touch and contact those I don't see often. There are only very few that I have not met in person, but 'know' them from here - everyone else I know personally.
So there you have it !
Should I post this as my status now?
Sun 14th Oct 2012 22:19
An excellent windily evocatove poem,I could feel the very wind in my hair reading it.
And `slap`is exactly right for the sea-whack. The whole thing moves.
Maybe `maelstrom` over-eggs it a bit, (but that`s only a quibble)
Fresh! man, fresh!
Comment is about St Mawes (blog)
Original item by Graham Sherwood
Sun 14th Oct 2012 22:06
A brilliant and imaginative creative compendium of animal life full of fabulous phrases and alliteration.Hope everyone was ok after the Jumbo wind incident.Well done!!
Comment is about Menagerie Mansion (blog)
Sun 14th Oct 2012 22:04
Sun 14th Oct 2012 22:03
Nice to see you posting again, Shirley.
Comment is about The Old Broken Doll (blog)
Original item by Shirley Smothers
Sun 14th Oct 2012 21:58
Patricia &Stefan wilde
Sun 14th Oct 2012 20:53
My Thanks Lynn-
Comment is about Changes (blog)
Sun 14th Oct 2012 20:52
Appreciated very much Lynn-thanks.
Patricia and Stef.xx
Comment is about Through an apple tree in December (blog)
Sun 14th Oct 2012 20:20
Hi Jeff. Thank you for the kind comments on my poem "The Old Broken Doll" and my other poems.
This poem is based on reality.
Comment is about Jeffarama! (Poet profile)
Original item by Jeffarama!
Sun 14th Oct 2012 20:17
Hello Hugh. Thanks for the kind comments about my poem "The Old Broken Doll."
This was based on a true life experience.
Comment is about hugh (Poet profile)
Original item by hugh
Sun 14th Oct 2012 19:35
Well put together and powerful! Love this. Take care, Tony.
Comment is about Angel Fire (blog)
Original item by Noetic-fret!
Sun 14th Oct 2012 18:58
whatever happened not to
the transylvanian twist-but purple hearts?
they were the sixties club-goers delight!
We speak as two,now relegated
to bleedin' paracetamols-ugh!
Enjoyed this Lauren.
Comment is about They Need to Up My Meds (blog)
Original item by Lauren
Sun 14th Oct 2012 18:51
Thank you Lynn for commenting on my poem 'Dusty Tears'.
I love your poem here and I have noticed that you do Irony so beautifully and with precision.
As poets, I believe that we have the chance to elicit change even by winning over only one heart at a time, and it is like a pebble in a pond.
Keep throwing those pebbles.
Comment is about Reality (blog)
Original item by Lynn Dye
Sun 14th Oct 2012 18:34
Thank you Tom for taking the time to comment on my 'Dusty Tears'. Tom Waits is a big influence on me along with Charles Bukowski and I am humbled that you picked up on this.
I was drawn to your poem here because of the title; it immediately took me to a place in my mind that holds the key to many good memories.
I love your reference to 'Ocrams razor'. I should have employed this principle many times in the past it would have made life so much more simple.
The last stanza is so strong and like holding a mirror to my soul. I love this poem and your picture that accompanies it.
Thank you Tom
Comment is about The Moon in Summer (blog)
Original item by Tom Harding
Sun 14th Oct 2012 17:42
Protest Away My Friend...at least there seems plenty of things to be able to protest about?
Nice rhyming couplets...
Clever use of words, ie 'Too busy making fact out of rumour'...
Bests - Graham
Comment is about I PROTEST!! (blog)
Sun 14th Oct 2012 16:57
... very pleased you like 'Arlette' Ann ..
Comment is about Ann Foxglove (Poet profile)
Original item by Ann Foxglove
Sun 14th Oct 2012 15:54
Another gem Hugh! You never fail when it comes to putting a smile on my face! Take care, Tony.
Comment is about In the classroom (blog)
Sun 14th Oct 2012 13:58
.. thanks for your welcome .. I like your audios .. might try that ...
Sun 14th Oct 2012 13:44
I almost choked on my coffee, laughing ! Hilarious !!
Sun 14th Oct 2012 13:23
This really tickled me, Hugh, good one.
Comment is about Deed of the day! (blog)
Sun 14th Oct 2012 13:18
Ah yes, the worse four letter words in the world! Good one, Hugh.
Comment is about 4-letter words ! (blog)
Sun 14th Oct 2012 13:13
Love it! Thanks for the laugh.
Comment is about Declan the miser (blog)
Sun 14th Oct 2012 12:51
I enjoyed this a lot too, and the recital is very good.
Comment is about Dusty Tears (blog)
Original item by Pete Fisher
Sun 14th Oct 2012 12:37
Yes indeed, Sid! Enjoyed it!
We were warned of a Militant Tendency
That under the bed was a Red
Then created credit dependency
And led us to war instead.
Comment is about Donkey Jacket (blog)
Original item by Ray Miller
Sun 14th Oct 2012 10:18
Haha, good comment, Ann. (Actually, I eat the quorn variety and there is none in those!) Thanks for comment. xx
Comment is about fishy tale (blog)
Sun 14th Oct 2012 10:13
There is so much in this to enjoy, Patricia, think it could be your best yet. xx
Sun 14th Oct 2012 10:07
Lovely poem, enjoyed this, Stef. xx
Sun 14th Oct 2012 09:36
Mind you (re obvious ingredients) some packs of sausages might be right to say "May (possibly) contain meat"!
Sun 14th Oct 2012 09:30
Interesting and enjoyable!
Comment is about Small Picture depicting a Hydrographic Draughtsman 5” x 3”. (blog)
Original item by Mikhail Smith
I think it's lovely too - the subtle sounds reflect it, as does your reading. Good to have an audio from you. (Love the last line!)
Comment is about The Desk (blog)
Sun 14th Oct 2012 09:23
Welcome to WOL Dwane. Hope to read more of your poems soon!
Comment is about Dwane Reads (Poet profile)
Original item by Dwane Reads
Sun 14th Oct 2012 09:18
Hi Mikhail - welcome to WOL. Interesting poems! Look forward to many reading more.
Comment is about Mikhail Smith (Poet profile)
Sun 14th Oct 2012 09:17
:) I like your style!
Comment is about School Music Class with their Violins. (blog)
Sun 14th Oct 2012 05:18
Hi Hugh. Thanks for your comments on World Leaders. Take care, Tony.
Sun 14th Oct 2012 01:29
get well soon yourself
Comment is about Ledger de la Bald (Poet profile)
Original item by Ledger de la Bald
Sat 13th Oct 2012 22:57
Thank you for comment, Stef, I was already shopping in Aldi, so everything was cheap! xx
Thanks Tony, I do find these notifications on tins/packets strange for stating the blooming obvious!
It certainly would be great to swim with dolphins. Thanks again guys. :o)
Sat 13th Oct 2012 21:57
This works for me with a lovely flow and as in the best of poetry means something personal to each different reader. The double meaning is a haunting bonus. Well done, great stuff.
Sat 13th Oct 2012 21:48
Hi, enjoyed this.
Also like the tom waits-y vocals.
Sat 13th Oct 2012 21:28
'looks like a lung'
-so it should Tony
after all you could very well
describe them as being just that-
the lungs of the world!!
Patricia and Stef.xx
Sat 13th Oct 2012 21:07
Brilliant!!!! A political,poetical masterpiece overflowing with the true sentiments of the people.Well done.
Comment is about World Leaders. (blog)
Sat 13th Oct 2012 20:50
What happens next? Love your stuff. Take care, Tony.
Comment is about Life in the slow lane (blog)
Sat 13th Oct 2012 20:49
"Her face was chipped,broken and her smile missing."---fabulous description leading us down a path of sympathy.A lovely tale with a happy ending.Well done!
Sat 13th Oct 2012 20:10
Nice one. As a gardener I see beautiful things every season. Turn the picture of the tree upside down. Looks like a lung. Take care, Tony.
Sat 13th Oct 2012 19:53
Nice one Lynn! If you buy a pack of peanuts..... you get WARNING CONTAINS PEANUTS! I would love to have a swim with a few Dolphins. Take care, Tony.
Sat 13th Oct 2012 19:29
Beautiful. Take care, Tony.
Sat 13th Oct 2012 18:08
Hi Shirley, hope all okay over there in texas and thank you so much for your commment on 'Tomorrows Chip Wrappers' thats the effect I hoped it would have so was great to read your comment.
Love your rag doll, poem and the sentiment behind it, like the layout too, enjoyed reading your other poems, best wishes Jeff X
Sat 13th Oct 2012 17:37
.. hello Shirley Smothers.. just enjoyed listening to your audio pieces .. slightly surreal on a wet Manchester afternoon .. but very interesting.
Comment is about Shirley Smothers (Poet profile)
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