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I have been accused of writing poems. although my thoughts aren't large, still thought goes into my poems I plead Guilty as so charged.


CHAIN LETTER I love breaking chain letters especially the ones that say this has been sent to over 30,000 people and now you have a chance to read it and pass it on to all your friends and relatives who will in turn pass it on again it is up to you they say to keep it going Ad infinitum Ad nauseam because it the righteous thing to do and anyone who breaks this chain is despicable and morally bankrupt bereft of any mercy too bad DELETE the end of the chain sent into trash-file oblivion I hide in the closet awaiting the chain letter Gestapo I am certain they will come for me and take me in for questioning and after waterboarding force me to confess I am indeed the chain letter assassin the provocateur who deliberately with malice aforethought stopped the all important chain I will be publicly whipped then tarred and feathered ultimately I will be hung from the highest e-mail post my body thrown into the river in passing I would add this poem is also a chain-letter but poems are different... DO NOT BREAK THIS CHAIN. -d.knape

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

Blog entries by d.knape

Sunday Afternoon (23/04/2019)

Easter Eggs (21/04/2019)

Restaurant (20/04/2019)

Sleepy Head (19/04/2019)

Emojis (18/04/2019)

The Time Before (17/04/2019)

Lasting Love (16/04/2019)

Free Speech (15/04/2019)

Autism Rhythms (14/04/2019)

Laughing Gull (13/04/2019)

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keith jeffries

Tue 16th Apr 2019 19:13


Thank you for your post on my blog. I am afraid you are right. We have lost our values and free spirit to be and to speak freely. The ยดthought police ยดmaybe listening. Beware, You could be trumped at any moment.


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keith jeffries

Sat 16th Mar 2019 08:01

Missing Person Keith Jeffries, last seen prowling through the undergrowth of heavy prose in search of a liberating poem. No need to contact emergency services.


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keith jeffries

Fri 8th Mar 2019 17:43


To which food are you referring: bitter and pickled eggs (beer and hard boiled eggs) or raspberry ripple (a flavoured ice cream) ? I looked up temale but think I would prefer one of the two I have described.


jennifer Malden

Thu 21st Feb 2019 13:52

Hello D.K - in reply to your question about notifications, I am still getting them, but I had to say, on a kind of form to fill in, which ones I wanted, and which not. Perhaps if you go to your account you will find this form.

Always enjoy your stuff! Hope you are still getting fed one way or another| Perhaps the last effort, about departing, was due to starvation tactics? Cabeza di cocco!!!!! Not really, love your poems, keep one cheerful. What exactly are enchiladas anyway? Obviously food of a Spanish origin, but can't get further than that, and am too lazy to look it up.


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M.C. Newberry

Wed 20th Feb 2019 21:40

Hi DK - electronic systems are known for their "blips"!!

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Mae Foreman

Sat 16th Feb 2019 18:57

Hey D. Thank you for your kind words on my profile! I 'm a regular nobody but I do mean every word I say! ๐ŸŽˆ

jennifer Malden

Wed 23rd Jan 2019 18:16

Hiya D K. Have an ear from each, and am quite happy with that!!!!! Thanks for reading my stuff.


Big Sal

Tue 15th Jan 2019 14:35

Have you ever read one of my poems? I'm curious because I know you read my comments, and with no profile picture I can't tell if you're a spambot that came to life and developed a sense of humor, or if you're messing with me. . . .

Stop messing with me!!!๐Ÿ˜…

But do keep writing.


Sat 12th Jan 2019 20:49

d. I love your sample 'chain letter'

You could not ever be called 'the weakest link in the chain' However if that link is anywhere above where you are... Its a rapid decent to a pile of rusty bits of metal hoops clinging onto each other in the vain hope that someone will link you back up for some useful purpose.

Where was I? Oh! I remember chain letters!

I am still waiting for mine...
Some bugger always deletes it before I see it!


Big Sal

Tue 18th Dec 2018 22:27

Call me what you want, but don't call me bad at rhyming or late for dinner!๐Ÿ˜Ž

jennifer Malden

Sat 1st Dec 2018 15:41


Very tasty - positively Cordon Bleu!


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Wed 21st Nov 2018 17:10

Some of your list of questions after my comment I have already covered on 6 August so that should suffice. Insults tend to go stale quite quickly unless they are very skilled. It is not obligatory to comment on poems but where an inspiration comes in I feel it is justified, which I did in your case. Perhaps you might feel the urge yourself someday. Other than that I am flummoxed - either I am not getting your humour or aliens have landed. (That's my humour).


<Deleted User> (19836)

Tue 20th Nov 2018 02:49

Hello dk....I'm alive! I just saw your message. I laughed so loud my ribs hurt.

I have returned to NY and am very busy getting settled in. I miss WOL and look forward to joining in the fun soon. Be well!, Jane

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keith jeffries

Mon 19th Nov 2018 11:10


You are not taking up my valuable time as I believe that as we comment on each others poetry we are learning all the time. Being on this site is invaluable in improving oneยดs own style. We all help each other through constructive criticism.


Kate G

Tue 13th Nov 2018 21:12

Hi DK, so sorry I didn't respond to your comments on my blog, I guess I'm not sophisticated enough to get your meaning. Still loving your poetry though. Cheers, Kate

Big Sal

Sun 11th Nov 2018 17:15

Hey cool! Now I have a profile picture just as bad ass as yours!๐Ÿ˜Ž

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M.C. Newberry

Sat 3rd Nov 2018 15:44

Hi DK - my career largely consisted of "people watching"
but at that stage of life, an active interest in poetry was not involved. In my retirement, waiting rooms might certainly
be source of poetical ponderings but I usually have other
things (like treatment ๐Ÿ˜) on my mind. However, I might
find something in future experience that sees me look to
humour for a poem when I'm next due for the needle or drill!

jennifer Malden

Mon 29th Oct 2018 20:04

Hi D.

Referring to your query about the Sardinian diet

They eat sardines sardonically
and mutton munuttonously


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Caoimhe June Jane Ryan

Thu 25th Oct 2018 12:36

Hi dknape!
I'm from Ireland, my name is an Irish name.
It is pronounce like 'Qweeva'

I definitely get a lot of attraction with my name. It's unique I suppose haha.

June is my middle name Jane is a name I chose for myself when I had my confirmation.

I guess I could have chose an easier name but what fun would that be haha!

Thanks for your comment๐Ÿ˜ƒ

jennifer Malden

Sat 20th Oct 2018 16:18

Hello DK! Love your profile!!! Feel like that myself. About your query - they do eat sardines, but being a pastoral people love mutton!!!!!!!
Also loved Breaking the chain. mixed up the torturers a bit though! Gestapo OK, but waterboarding I think is US technology, and as for tarring and feathering!!!!!! Loved it.

You will be glad to hear I am not competing for POTW at the moment, (Why they awarded it to me stll astonishes me) as I have broken my wrist!!!!!

Keep up the go0d work! Surprised Wolfgar Meire didn't get at you for the anachronisms!!!! Jennifer

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Don Matthews

Sat 20th Oct 2018 04:21

My retorts are lighthearted, which you will be aware of by now ๐Ÿ˜Ž

Big Sal

Mon 15th Oct 2018 14:24

I had never read your sample 'Chain Letter' fully until now. That is funny, to hold up someone else's hopes of a damn message, and then even better - to delete it. You are sly.๐Ÿ˜Ž

I also have burning bushes in my ears and brimstone in my nose - but you can't see that part. . .

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M.C. Newberry

Wed 10th Oct 2018 21:12

Hello there DK - thanks for the comment on my page.
No - it's not me on the bench - a snap by me taken in
Dartmouth, Devon, overlooking the River Dart towards its
estuary. This was the jumping-off spot for many US armed
forces' vessels employed in the D-Day Landings 1944...on
Utah Beach. Now it is a very popular holiday spot - but
you can also probably imagine how busy it was then!

Big Sal

Fri 28th Sep 2018 04:09

10 for effort, quality poetry, and making me laugh. Especially the last one. That's really important.


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keith jeffries

Thu 27th Sep 2018 08:41

Marmite is something similar to Vegamin I think in the USA and Rioja is a Spanish wine. Both are delicious. You must be somewhere else on the globe I think.

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Martin Elder

Mon 24th Sep 2018 08:27

Hi D
No I don't carry the sign a round with me. It was more about my presumption at calling myself a poet and leaving it to others to decide. It is probably getting a bit old now so I should perhaps change the profile picture.

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M.C. Newberry

Tue 18th Sep 2018 14:25

Hi DK - the humour in your blogs is always welcome and
especially when it connects with things we find ourselves
suffering in this electronic/keep-up world. I tend to agree
with TA when he mentioned his suspicions that clicking on
"unsubscribe" might send an unwanted message to its
source - and, instead, I look for "delete" whenever possible. Rest assured, I do not see that happening in respect of anything you post on past/present evidence ๐Ÿ˜ƒ.

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Taylor Crowshaw

Tue 11th Sep 2018 16:50

Live on a smallholding in Ireland..donkeys chickens..don't dis your work it's the way I enjoyed Chain Letter..I always delete delete..and I am still here.๐Ÿ˜ƒ

Big Sal

Sun 9th Sep 2018 15:59

That's funny stuff, but nah nothing too dicey. I got the pen name from a portmanteau of the first two rap names I had when I started back in high school.

Not my best work, but someone had to do it.


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Taylor Crowshaw

Mon 3rd Sep 2018 07:20

Hi D.K. It is a dog..Lol thank you for noticing her.

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