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Andy Williamson

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An IT Consultant with 20yrs experience in the field. Poetry for me is a way to express certain feelings, emotions, situations. It's not something I can force, or something I can sit down and conjure just 'happens'. Sometimes the flow can trickle out over a period of hours, or sometimes days or weeks. On other occasions the flow is so forceful I can't write it down fast enough. So considering that, it's as if I can't take much credit for what I end up writing. I'm just the messenger!!!


I felt you today, Right here........inside. Although you're many miles away, You're right next to me. You cast out a silvery thread To touch my soul, And down it you sent Drops of tears of joy. As each one touched my heart It melted into blissfulness. I felt you today. You felt so comfortable. The memories of you Came flooding back. So much, I almost drowned In this sea of tranquility. You will always be An important part Of my Life

All poems are copyright of the originating author. Permission must be obtained before using or performing others' poems.

Audio entries by Andy Williamson

Sadness (07/03/2009)

The Beggar Man (28/02/2009)

Insight (23/02/2009)

The pain of separation (09/02/2009)

Sunset (05/02/2009)

A Memory (03/02/2009)

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Rachel Bond

Thu 28th Jan 2010 00:35

hi andy thanks for your comments on beau its good to know your words can reach someone else quite clearly and in this case another cat lover..thats greatx

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Mia Darlone

Mon 28th Dec 2009 16:59

Thanks for your comment on my blog Andy, I didn't think it would trigger empathy - perhaps criticism for being harsh so it was nice to read your comment.

Patience is very true - I'd have to have added stuff about throwing technology against the wall, screaming expletives and caning gin whilst manically finger tapping...

Mia x

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Sun 20th Dec 2009 16:55

Hi Andy. Glad I amused you - I am a bit of a clown and love the social side of this site. Not to be outdone I've posted a further comment - just agreeing really. Is that a wedding outfit you are wearing in your profile piccie? If so, I hope you fare better than Winston's poor victim....
My ex was an IT manager. I am amazed that you manage to combine programme management with poetry - you must really hate your job...x

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winston plowes

Thu 17th Dec 2009 23:44

Hi Andy... Well if it's your perseption then great...because it is mine too. a strange but dramatic improvement. Win

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winston plowes

Thu 17th Dec 2009 18:11

Hi andy, More on Decree Absolute. Thanks for your interest. I have removed one letter from my piece. Can anyone spot which one? I think it makes a hugely difference. Win

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winston plowes

Wed 16th Dec 2009 09:06

Hi Andy... Thank you for your comments on Decree Absolute. well done for spotting that is is particularlly bitter and certainly barbed. Thats certainly what I intended from the person who is the subject in this poem. On a broader note, your comments regarding 2 sides to every story are certainly true.and I am sure another piece could be written from the other side. In these matters both sides are victims to some extent. With respect, perhaps you are making a mistake here and superimposing the words of this piece onto a real life situation. It does not relate to any particular person or circumstance in my life. It is of course the beauty of writting that gives the poet with imagination the freedom and right to explore imagined situations. Win

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Thu 10th Dec 2009 19:00

Good Evening Andy
When I stop writing I know it's complete.

I have tried many times to expand poems and ended up with over written and over thought waffle.

Mostly after red wine and an argument with a partner.

Thank you so much for your encouragement and taking time to read.

Augusta x.

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Cynthia Buell Thomas

Tue 27th Oct 2009 12:44

Andy, that spelling error must have been so diplomatic it went over my head. Good to hear from you.

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Sun 18th Oct 2009 11:03

When it comes Andy... it comes

You are so very kind, style ?

I'm not really convinced...but I do flow.

Augusta x

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Sat 7th Mar 2009 15:01

I love the feeling that the poem that starts with
'I felt you today' evokes... your poetry is very heartfelt and sentimental...

Thank you for your comments too.

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Gus Jonsson

Wed 4th Feb 2009 09:07

Thank You Andy

...and thanks for Listening.... often overlooked by the page scurrie always in a hurry poets..
Once again thank you

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