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Master Po Known by his followers here at ‘WOL’ by his pen name ‘Po’. An abbreviation of Poemagraphic. Po lives in the South East of England in North Norfolk. He has been writing poetry since the early eighties. Po has made a life study and practice of meditation, which he started after becoming only the fourth person in the UK to attain a black belt in the Korean martial art of Hap-Ki-Do. He is also a Forth Degree Reiki Master Practitioner. Po has also studied Parapsychology; The study of mental phenomena that cannot be explained by known psychological or scientific principles, e.g. psychic ability, mediumship, extrasensory perception, remote viewing, etc. In the past, he wrote and published several articles on the paranormal, including 'Seeing and sensing the Aura' 'How to develop mediumship' 'The differences between ghosts and spirits' 'The truths of hauntings and possessions'. Having studied parapsychology for over forty years he went on to appear on BBC ‘Look East Live’ Halloween special, and having his own weekly radio phone-in and talk show on ‘Future Radio FM’. Plus, being a regular contributor in the ‘Paranormal Norfolk’ magazine. Po is mediumistic, seeing, hearing, and sensing those who have left this world behind. He has conducted literally hundreds of private consultations and undertaken numerous ‘serious’ paranormal investigations throughout the South East of England. His experiences are a great source of inspiration for much of his poetry. Please feel free to contact Po either here at WOL, or email: His sample ‘Cocooned’ below was the winning poem at the annual Reepham music festival.


Cocooned Finding new complexity in handwriting dexterity Searching for lost artistry in the guise of poetry At times the images so surreal, in my mind a cotton reel Unravels till a tangled thread weaves a web around my bed Then ‘Itsy Bitsy’ comes to call. Arachnophobia cause me to fall Awaking with a nasty bump, in my throat a ticking lump. As I yawn, a black widow falls and bites my naked toe. Then scampers off somewhere to hide… No antidote to be applied What will now become of me, and my newly found complexity? At the proverbial ‘curling up of toes’, ‘Itsy Bitsy’ runs up my nose and proceeds to weave a silver thread, that leads me back into my bed A cobweb covered woven duvet, now shrouds a corpse where once I lay ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ 11/11/19 11:00 Memorial The little white wooden church The small white wooden church had not an empty seat. With an overflowing congregation, so many on their feet. Spilling out of the door, to pay their last respects. Far more than I had thought, and more than most expect. The service was quite poignant, a fitting tribute that’s for sure A lost and fallen comrade, this memorial was for. We bowed our heads in prayer, and silently we stood United in our grief, as a band of brothers surely would. After the service, I marched across the empty parade square Back towards MT, by a familiar sight, stood standing upright, there. A stark remnant of the Berlin Wall, perched like a sentry, alone, standing tall. A small section that was removed, torn down, smashed in a fall. Ending endless suffering, tyranny, and scorn. Globally it seemed then, a time of peace had been born. Whilst standing in its shadow, an unseen presence drawing near That of a true and gallant hero, who many hold so dear. What was his death for, it seemed so futile, and totally in vain Lost in a war, that truly was insane. Based on 'Blair’s dodgy dossier', fictitious, full of lies. The cause of many thousand deaths, and the reason today we cried. Po May 2020 The Mad Hatter's Tea Party I wonder if the Reaper likes a cup of tea He could join us at my tea party I’ll invite him along to see He could sample my tasty layer cake and my posh conserves maybe he’ll be nice to me And I'd give him his just deserts If I need a knife to cut my delicious carrot cake perhaps he’ll lend me his razor-sharp scythe I hope for heaven's sake as I wield a downward blow it slices off his head I'd make a tasty effigy of 'The Reaper' in gingerbread That would be quite funny Que the Queen's well-worn catchphrase... "Off with his head!" As we watched it rolling down the hill and headless dead he lays. But who would then collect the souls at their end of days? Gosh! What a quandary that would surely be Who do you think might know... What was that vicar dear, Oh! Would you like more tea? Po

Who is Po... This is me

Who is Po? Who is Po? This is me… Perhaps you are a newbie New to WOL. If so then ‘This is me’ I have written this so you can see. Perhaps you posted your first poem And a comment ensued from me Signed off simply then as Po If so, well… Po is simply me. Perhaps you’re a long-time member Well known before I came And I posted you a comment Followed by my name I might have placed you on my list Of poets, I love to read A favorite of mine Whose words I always heed Well written and inspiring Unique in every way You may have posted loads Or just your first today Either way, I’ll tell you Your gender or your age Matters not to me a jot A fool or yet a sage Black or white poetry is not Except for the ink upon the page Grammar and or spelling May not be your fortitude The topics that you write about Grandeur or just plain crude For I am Po, I judge you not Neither your religion, nor your stance If I have not commented on what you write Trust me… You have not lost your chance. I could go on… and, well yes on so much more Those of you that know me, know that for sure So, when you see my sign off after comments, I have made You may not have seen the last of me I’ll be back to comment more Of that my friends, you can be certain Because that’s what Po’s here for Po Po Part ii

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

Audio entries by poemagraphic

The descent into Hades’ and beyond! (27/12/2019)

Santa's Pride (20/12/2019)

A party fit for a Prince (06/12/2019)

Costa Lot (17/01/2019)

Out of his reach (12/01/2019)

Cocooned (04/01/2019)


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Stuart Bright

Sat 4th Jul 2020 12:43

Thanks for taking the time to read my poem, i've been on a bit of a writing hiatus and appreciate your comments. I hope you enjoyed it.



Sat 4th Jul 2020 03:11

What is a dia?


Fri 3rd Jul 2020 10:36

It took me a while
to figure out what a Puotor was.
I assume you mean Puter
as in computers.
At any rate,
thanks for your comments.
I try.

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branwell kent

Thu 2nd Jul 2020 21:51

Thanks for all the kind words, Po, Appreciated


Thu 2nd Jul 2020 03:29

Y ?
Why not?


Wed 1st Jul 2020 03:13

my road is not busy
hence moss grows!

Po Wit is mine.

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Phil Kay

Tue 30th Jun 2020 21:56

Thanks for your words on my recollections of Butlins Po,

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Anmolpreet Kaur

Tue 30th Jun 2020 14:33

Hey Po
Hope you could peek on Shadows of our brain.



Sun 28th Jun 2020 00:12

thank you Poe
for your comment.
(rather subdued for YOU, but that's okay.)

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Kevin T.S. Tan

Tue 23rd Jun 2020 23:21

Thank you for your welcome message. These are lonely times and I hope I will indeed find a home here.

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Mon 22nd Jun 2020 20:33

thanks for your comment, it made me laugh. also im a Sagittarius with a pisces moon.

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Mon 22nd Jun 2020 11:36

Thank you Po!

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Anmolpreet Kaur

Sat 20th Jun 2020 07:15

Thank you so much for welcoming me and considering me as a part of this writing world. Means alot to me😊

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Wendy Higson

Thu 18th Jun 2020 13:27

Thank you for all your comments on all I write . My mind is forever busy . lets hope it stays that way regards Wendy x


Thu 18th Jun 2020 03:35

thanks for your comments on "The Fledgling".
Observe and watch,
then write!


Sat 13th Jun 2020 03:38

"Everybody needs to get stoned".
-B. Dylan

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Ghazala lari

Fri 12th Jun 2020 12:08

Thank you for reading the sample poems and appreciating. The poem you wrote on my profile speaks volumes about you. Thank you for such a warm welcome and motivation to write further.

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Collin Pulmano

Fri 12th Jun 2020 08:08

Thanks! Glad to be back!


Wed 10th Jun 2020 23:29

You can also use these poems
to line your bird cage.-
Poems come in handy


Tue 9th Jun 2020 11:56

You say you are going to steal this off of me
but I don't know what it is you are stealing
at any rate you will suffer for your sin
crime does not pay
unless you're George Soros.


Sun 7th Jun 2020 23:42

my grass is always greener
because I water it.

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Sun 7th Jun 2020 13:28

Thank you for a warm welcome. WOL seems home for poets like us. I wish to read and write the poems here and leave traces of good poetic memories.


Sat 6th Jun 2020 12:45

LOL to you 2, Guy Fawkes! 😁


Fri 5th Jun 2020 03:27

thank you Mr. Graphic
for your comment on
"Ours to Keep;"
It's tragic what is happening
to our country.


Wed 3rd Jun 2020 03:50

"it really is that black and white" (good line.)

It's the old Golden Rule.
Do unto others...

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Tue 2nd Jun 2020 09:57

d. …. Thank you for that huge compliment.

I am just finding such depths here to explore.

You have taught a me a valuable lesson here my friend.


Sun 31st May 2020 13:19

Through the eyes of a Macaroni Poet.


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Fri 29th May 2020 17:00

M.C., That's great advice. J.C. certainly has a way with him.

I have so much to learn and it always nice to know there is folk I can ask who can speak from experience.

Thanks again.

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M.C. Newberry

Fri 29th May 2020 14:44

Hi Po - I think there is always room for an entertaining parody, depending on the relevance and the intention, of course. Elsewhere
on WOL, the contributions from JC are examples of how the style
can be used to good effect in various genres. Piss-taking can adopt
affection or animosity and can be effective in either mode as long
as they keep the original very close. Folk can become tetchy if
they feel that a favourite song is being disrespected via rough use!

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Mark O

Thu 28th May 2020 07:34

Thanks Po for your affirmation!

I will try to keep writing and spreading as much positivity as I can.

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