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Jack purvis

Updated: Sun, 5 Apr 2015 01:17 pm

jakopo@btinternet.com

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Biography

Painter of portraits and figurative works. As my mojo has disappeared I am now attempting to write irreverent poetry. Poetry is not easy! Bit like painting. Also tried my hand at glamour photography. Exciting, entertaining, educational and, challenging.

Samples

NEW YEAR AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE THE LONG ROOM AWAITED GLITTERING AND GOLD TABLE PREPARED TO ENSURE GUESTS WERE SATED WINE PRESENTED ENSURING THE WHITES WERE COLD A LAST LOOK ROUND, THE HOSTS WERE ELATED AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE GUESTS ARRIVING COATS UNTANGLED AND HUNG ON HOOKS JACK HAD PREPARED IN ABUNDANCE BAGS OF GOODIES FROM WRISTS DANGLED A QUICK KISS, GOOD TO SEE YOU, THEY MAKE THEIR ENTRANCE OBVIOUS PLEASURE THAT THERE WAS NOTHING NEW FANGLED AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE SLOWLY THE SILENCE CHANGED TO PRATTLE AS THOSE ATTENDING GREETED EACH OTHER EVERYONE RELAXED FOR THERE WAS MUCH TITTLE TATTLE FATHER WITH FATHER AND MOTHER TO MOTHER THE CONSTANT EXCHANGES MADE THE PLATES RATTLE AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE MEAT PIES, PUDDINGS, SAUSAGES, GRACED THE TABLE AND MORE EYES GREW ROUND AS THEY SAW THE DÉCOR, IT WAS NO FABLE FOR THERE WAS MUCH TO ADORE GENTLEMEN SOPHISTICATES AND LADIES SO LOVABLE AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE SUFFICIENCY WAS AT LAST ACHIEVED, AT LEAST FOR THE FOOD WINE CONTINUED TO FLOW AND CONVERSATION MELLOWED THE HOSTS CONSIDERED AND DECIDED RIGHT WAS THE MOOD JACK THEN BELLOWED’ THE CABARET BEGINS AND, NO ONE BOOED AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE FIRST TO FACE THE FOOTLIGHTS, NO OTHER BUT HARRY ‘BEAUTIFUL DREAMER’ WAS HIS CHOICE OF RENDITION HIS VOICE WHILST TENDER OH! HOW IT DID CARRY NO ONE COULD DENY HOW FINE HIS CONDITION HOW COULD OTHER ‘TURNS’ PARRY AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE NEXT THE HOSTS WITH A ROMANTIC DUET ‘REMEMBERING IT WELL’ WAS THE THEME WITH APOLOGIES TO LERNER AND LOEWE HOPING THEY WOULD’NT RUE IT JACK AND JACKIE WORKING AS A TEAM CARRYING IT OFF WITH SMILES ABEAM RECEIVED THE APPLAUSE THANKFULLY, THEY HADN’T BLEW IT AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE NEXT THE SURPRISE A POEMIC READING, BY FRANKIE GLORIOUS THOUGH SHE BE, WITH JOHN WATCHING DEFINITELY NO HANKY PANKY THOUGH THE THEME WAS DISMEMBERMENT SHE WAS SO EYE CATCHING THE HUMOUR WAS SUCH THERE WAS NO NEED FOR A HANKY AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE WITH MIDNIGHT APPROACHING THERE WAS NEED FOR A RING THE KNOCK AT THE DOOR WAS AWAITED THEN IT CAME AND WITHOUT A THOUGHT FOR ANYTHING HARRY ENTERED WITH HIS GIFTS SO WELL RATED AULD LANG SYNE RANG OUT FROM THE GATHERING AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE NEXT CAME A FIERY AND NOISY INTERLUDE JOHN, AT HIS CALM, CONTROLLED BEST PREPARED AND FIRED OFF CANNON AFTER CANNON INTO THE EVENTUDE OVER HIS SHOULDER, BETWEEN HIS LEGS, THANK GOODNESS HE DIDN’T GO WEST HIS FORTITUDE AND PERSEVERANCE SHOWED HE’S A DUDE AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE NEXT CAME A GENTLE PERIOD OF TIME GLIDING, ASCENDING, TWO PAPER LANTERNS ALIGHT THE FIRST WAS CAUGHT BY A TREE IN IT’S PRIME THE SECOND ZOOMED OFF INTO THE ETHER WITH THE FLAME BURNING BRIGHT THE EFFORTS OF THE ‘MONTGOLFIERS’ WE CANNOT MALIGN AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE A BRIEF VISITATION BY DAISY OCCURRED, MUCH ADO A MOMENT OF EXCITEMENT WITH HUGS AND KISSES THEN, NOTHING WAS HEARD, SHE’D GONE, TOODELOO BACK TO THE WINING, EATING WAS OVER, ONLY THE DISHES WHAT’S TO BE DONE, YE KEN, THE NOO AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE NOW THE DEPARTURES SO SAD BUT SO RIGHT COATS DONNED, KISSES AND HUGS WELL AFTER MIDNIGHT, BUT EYES STILL SO BRIGHT WRAPPED UP WARMLY LIKE SO MANY RUGS CRYING BEHIND THEM, GOOD NIGHT, GOOD NIGHT AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE REGARDING THE SCENE, QUIET AND ALONE T’WERE GOOD WEREN’T IT WAS THE JOINT THOUGHT WE’VE EATEN SO MUCH WE MIGHT INCREASE BY A STONE BUT EVEN SO, SUCH PLEASURE, COULD NOT BE BOUGHT WITHOUT SUCH FRIENDS AS WE HAVE IN OUR PLEASURE ZONE HERE, AT JACK AND JACKIE’S PLACE

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

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Tuesday 15 December 2020

Norwich »

from 8 p.m. at 40 Elm Hill, Norwich, NR3 1HG, GB

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Comments

Lan

Sat 11th Apr 2015 02:20

Hi Jack, thanks for your comments on my stuff. Am just having a read of yours and enjoying them - giving me a giggle, so thanks :)

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Wendy

Sat 14th Mar 2015 07:29

Thankyou jack lots of memories still to come I hope . My head is full of things I would love to write down ,time will tell Love wendy .

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Laura Taylor

Fri 13th Mar 2015 12:41

Why thank you Jack. You're missing nothing, not driving. Bloody M6 - wacky races!

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Noris Roberts

Thu 22nd Jan 2015 23:01

Thank you Jack for having read the whole poem. Feel flattered that you liked it. Thank you.

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Ian Whiteley

Wed 21st Jan 2015 22:39

thanks for the comment on 'broken doll' Jack - I hope it 'made you think' in a good way - cheers
Ian

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M.C. Newberry

Wed 21st Jan 2015 17:33

Hello Jack - thank you for your recent
comment on "Mixed Blessing". There are times
when, turning on the TV, I feel that I am expected
to take the cares of the whole world onboard!
MC

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Ann Foxglove

Tue 23rd Dec 2014 15:44

Hello Jack - thank you for the lovely comment you made about my gannet song.

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M.C. Newberry

Tue 2nd Dec 2014 01:32

"Ere you...in the EU!"
JP...
Thanks for taking the trouble to comment. You
will have no doubt about my view of that
bottomless pit across the Channel.
Keep persevering! Good humour and an ability to
indulge in some self-deprecation can be in
short supply amongst some of the serious posts.

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jack purvis

Wed 6th Nov 2013 13:11

Thank you Ann. Will try to comply but with my old gas driven laptop I am experiencing some difficulties pasting my efforts into blog area.
Will persevere
Jack

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Ann Foxglove

Tue 5th Nov 2013 18:44

Hi Jack - a very warm welcome to WOL. An enjoyable poem on your profile page - if you'd like to put it on the blogs section you might get some comments - if that's what you'd like :)

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