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d.knape

Updated: Sat, 23 Feb 2019 10:22 pm

dknape1969@yahoo.com

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Biography

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.

Samples

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

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Tom

Mon 11th Nov 2019 17:11

While I await
a dryness of shoe
here I'll give
my praise to you
a versatile poet
and a good chap too
my sock dye's run
now my feet are blue!

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Kate G

Mon 4th Nov 2019 03:41

Hi D, thanks for your comments on Naked. Glad you thought it authentic but I have been happily married for 20 years and it's all fiction! Was inspired by a friend's relationship breakdown, but poetic license was liberally applied.

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Graham Sherwood

Sat 2nd Nov 2019 19:52

I’m good thank you and thanks for asking. I hope you’ve had a chance to look at my blog where I post my work.

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Ruth O'Reilly

Fri 11th Oct 2019 22:37

Well my middle initial is in fact 'A' so in school one of my nicknames was 'Roar!' You got it Ha,ha Our family crest has 2 lions as well so it all fits nicely. I'm not lion either, it's all true 😉

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Tom

Sat 5th Oct 2019 17:42

Walking on the water
Rinsing the sand out
Of my Jesus sandals 😉

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Don Matthews

Sat 5th Oct 2019 10:42

Skippy is name for kangaroo on children's programmes boing boing...

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Don Matthews

Fri 4th Oct 2019 15:29

Who's this ski-capped character
Hogging all this space?
Does he think that profile-fill
To him's some sorta race

Poor deluded soul.....😎

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Don Matthews

Fri 4th Oct 2019 15:24

Big toes good for kicking
Sport balls round the ground
Thalia rightly tells me
Don't kick-toe others round

She's a good influence on me.....😎

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Don Matthews

Sat 21st Sep 2019 23:36

i liked your little typewriter poem
type on!

I indeed have typed on. You have sparked me into writing one about a lonely typewriter in a shop hoping for a buyer. Posting soon.

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Don Matthews

Tue 10th Sep 2019 08:33

It seems you haven't yet caught up
My first attempt free verse
Writ on the 6th of August
Took long while, (was a curse)

Titled my 'First Efforts at
New-Age Poetry'
It gotta lotta comments
Which, yes, did pleaseth me

Here are the first few lines
What one might call a 'taster'
But then again dk you might
Think it's all a waster

Time.....

"Beauty is a constant.

To roam the path is to become one with it.

We vibrate, we heal, we are reborn

Have you found your circuit?"

Isn't that music to the ears dk? I can almost hear the heavenly strains of violins in the background.

Shit! Who wrote this script dk?.....






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Don Matthews

Mon 9th Sep 2019 11:22



While you're asleep I'm busy awake

Absorbing the day you're awaiting

We're governed by nature, must go with the flow

(It's caused by the planet rotating)



Oh? No-one told me that.....

Why haven't you told me dk?

Devon Brock

Thu 5th Sep 2019 22:33

Hello Dk,

I get that same feeling when I see old punks still donning the trappings of their youth. My comment on your poem was not meant as a criticism on content - it was an attempt to start a discussion regarding revolutions and behavior.

I do know who Howdy Doody is, Buffalo Bob! This one is Charlie McCarthy.

D

Devon Brock

Mon 26th Aug 2019 22:39

Dude, "White Horses in a Darkened Field" is fantastic. At first I was thinking, cool, kinda like "The Horses" by Ted Hughes. But no sir, wholly original, ripping with symbolism and simplicity. Great work.

D

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Don Matthews

Mon 26th Aug 2019 09:47

Seattle huh?
home of Antifa mobs & homeless.

by the way, are those sharks behind you
in that photo?

No. It's the loch ness monster. Tourist tripping....

He don't look too gangsterish or homeless to me.

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Don Matthews

Thu 22nd Aug 2019 13:57


"so you're the one
who did it!"

I know nothing......

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keith jeffries

Thu 22nd Aug 2019 11:14

Not in a home d.k., but still in my own homestead and fully mobile.
Cheers
Keith

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Don Matthews

Mon 19th Aug 2019 14:39

Re 'Broken Hearts' the fear of rejection is a powerful 'motivation' not to do things. Even posting poems. Won't do it because others might not like it. Rejection at work...

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Don Matthews

Fri 16th Aug 2019 12:43



Well bugger me, recession's fake?
But I read it on Twitter
You tellin' me Don's got it sorted?
That coiffed-up golfing shitter?

Well I'll be.....

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Don Matthews

Sat 10th Aug 2019 23:40

I'm glad your cat told you your glasses were perched on top of your head. Ah, the problems of getting old. Now where is that 'd' on my keyboard? Lost my glasses. Sorry........

Devon Brock

Thu 8th Aug 2019 22:19

DK, your poems always make me smile. Thanks for sharing. D

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Don Matthews

Sun 4th Aug 2019 09:59

You need to give me a reference poem to go to to see what I wrote

'not sure what you mean here' ??.

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Don Matthews

Fri 2nd Aug 2019 09:53

You bring me fodder
Food for thought
Don't ever stop
Don't leave me nought

Cat plays with mouse
What's this dead rat?
Cat waits for mouse
While on it's mat

This could go
On and on
Have to go out
Be back, not gone.......

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Don Matthews

Wed 31st Jul 2019 14:32

age is all right-
what's scary is
the alternative.

Like Annie Lennox says "Dying is easy it's living that scares me to death"

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Don Matthews

Tue 30th Jul 2019 04:55

thanks for reading the poem,"Pulse".
your pulse should be good-
do not give in to IMpulse.

Ah..,...I'm always jumping in to IM.

(silly boy - wonders why he crash lands so much....)

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Don Matthews

Sun 21st Jul 2019 07:42

'Fraid dk your poems
Always make me sick
Sick with laughter (that is)
I then can take the mick

The serious ones however
I know they must come out
I cannot take the micky
On these which are about....

Things we need to ponder
(I need to garden shape)
Instead've of rhyming nonsense
To someone called d knape ?

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M.C. Newberry

Sat 20th Jul 2019 17:29

DK - when I saw the title "Hearring Loss" - I anticipated a blog
about our UK fishing stocks (herring) running low - slightly misprinted. I was doubly deceived!! ?

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keith jeffries

Mon 15th Jul 2019 12:48

d.k.,

Thanks, I am really well and so are the two hounds. We enjoy our summer morning walks together.

Greetings
Keith

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Don Matthews

Sun 14th Jul 2019 11:13

A bear seeking rare's not a humourous thing
(Sorry dk, humorous is how it should be spelt)

Was apologising to you for my not spelling it 'humorous'

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Don Matthews

Mon 1st Jul 2019 08:31

Didn't they tell you
Your printer needs ink?
No wonder it's grumbling
It needs an ink-drink

You will have to ask it
(Kindly), which brand
They're so bloody fussy
(Nothing too bland)

Now dk how'd YOU
Feel not getting 'INK'
A brand of your beer
To drink, wink, wink, wink

So go to your printer
On bended knees
Ask for forgiveness
Say which brand now, please?

I could go on
In this foolhardy way
You ask "What's a cartridge?"
Damn!, forgot, another day ?



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Don Matthews

Sun 30th Jun 2019 04:27

I'm pleased you were awake enough to read my comment 'yawn'.
(I thought 'zzzzzz' might be too complex). It's you my friend who was causing me to doze off by encouraging 'Sweet Dreams.' at the outset....what could I do?

You gotta admit it didn't have that comic spark to get me going (hence 'yawn') but we all need some serious stuff thrown in every now and again to bring us back to our senses hey?.....

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