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Sat 2nd Jul 2022 21:55
Thank you, Carol. Much appreciated.
Comment is about Uppsala Cathedral '92 (blog)
Original item by Paul Martin
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 20:45
Thanks everyone for the likes and the kind comments. Your sense of humour is as groan worthy as mine, Rose! 😂
Carol and Julie - glad I made you both smile 😊
And,, yes, MC, it is a cunning ploy but I fall for it every time haha 😁
Comment is about Alone, in a bar. (blog)
Original item by John Botterill
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 19:13
Thank you for reading and the nice comments...just wrote a follow up now!
Comment is about The Trick (blog)
Original item by Mike Bartram
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 17:54
'Warmly ribboned' is a fanstasic phrase, Rose. The whole poem makes time stand still...
Comment is about Ecstasies epitome (blog)
Original item by Rose Casserley
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 17:50
Beautiful and flowing. A top notch poem, Clare, and strangely romantic.
Comment is about Come Sit with Me (blog)
Original item by Clare
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 17:47
Comment is about Trollies in Kremenchuk (blog)
Original item by Stephen Gospage
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 17:43
I love this, Adam. It is so ambitious and daring. Great piece.
Comment is about It's Not That Simple (blog)
Original item by Adam Whitworth
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 17:36
I can only echo other comments, John. This is special.
Comment is about Fear in a handful of dust (blog)
Original item by John E Marks
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 17:31
A real chiller, Mike. Will there be a sequel?
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 17:28
Creepy but with salvation! Great, Stephen.
Comment is about The Sorrows (blog)
Original item by Stephen W Atkinson
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 17:25
It sounds like some of the acts at Glastonbury, Carol!
Comment is about When the Parson Calls... (blog)
Original item by Carol Congalton
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 17:20
Peace, people, and make sure you steer clear of Waitrose!
Comment is about Great Scott! ( McKenzie ) (blog)
Original item by PATRICIA & LEON STOLGARD
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 17:11
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Comment is about Remembering the tragic death of Shelley, 200 years on: news presenter Reeta Chakrabarti and film director Jane Campion head events (article)
Original item by Greg Freeman
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 15:32
Brings back the old ploy I knew in pubs of the past that had free salted peanuts in dishes on the bar - slyly intended to increase
the sale of beer to assuage the thirst. 😋
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 15:07
Thank you so much for your very kind comment, Rose, it means a lot! 😊
Comment is about Ownership (blog)
Original item by Holden Moncrieff
John F Keane
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 14:53
I personally think Larkin is a great introduction to English culture as it truly is - sexually repressed, hypocritical, agnostic/atheist, classist, sceptical and gloomy - for children from other cultures. That lesson cannot come some enough, IMHO.
Comment is about Larkin and Owen poems dropped from GCSE syllabus (article)
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 14:47
*Once they leave school, for most, that's it for poetry*
...and everything else!!!
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 09:49
Comment is about to write, once more (blog)
Original item by Frederick Kesner
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 09:46
They ( poem's ) do NOT come much better than this Holden
it is a brilliantly definite ' up my street' kind of poem.
cheers matey! 👍
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 09:42
PS. P&L by the way, if you guy's hear of any love-in's, let me know and I'll iron my Kaftan and tent, and polish up my bead's and bell's in readiness before my life goes to pot,
which it might as long as mr plod doesn't discover my cannabis farm I have growing in an old pair of dads long john's
and NO! I'm NOT getting my coat, I can't, where do you think the tent came from 😄
( psst! don't forget to post that cheque! ) 😂
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 09:34
I heard that when the bar ran out of peanut's, they naturally sent for more but, unfortunately on their way to the bar they were....
( as )sa(u)lted! and they haven't been able to come out of their shell's since. Don't worry JB, I AM getting my coat! 😄
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 09:25
Thanks Holden, Carol and Frederick.
Comment is about Lamenting a flower (blog)
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 06:20
Brilliant. Made me smile. 🙏
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 04:59
It appears there is a general consensus here. Wow. May each have a great day/week/month/year/decade! Thanks kindly: John Botterill 👍 P&L Stolgard 🌷 Stephen Atkinson 🙌 and RC 🎉
Comment is about age appropriate dilemmas (blog)
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 01:21
Your poem sings so loud
in Nature we all fall in love❤
Comment is about My favourite songs (blog)
Original item by Moonlight
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 00:42
This made me smile John! 😁
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 00:40
Magnificently captured Julie!
Comment is about Perfect Sunset (blog)
Original item by julie callaghan
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 00:38
'Decisions and revisions,
into the passing consolations,
that always leave me in this bloody mess'
Truthfully expressed and scribed! 👍
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 00:35
A scary tale indeed! 😱
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 00:32
So elegantly beautiful! I especially like;
'you have been a perfect part
of everything beautiful,' 🌷
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 00:28
Thanks for commenting John and Stephen! Much appreciated!
Comment is about Carpe Diem... (blog)
Sat 2nd Jul 2022 00:12
A really beautiful, meaningful poem, Rose! 🌷
Fri 1st Jul 2022 22:24
Thanks Holden, Stephen A and Stephen G for the comments. It's an old joke. A bit like me! 😂
Thanks for the likes Hugh, Frederick and Leon.
Fri 1st Jul 2022 21:13
Could not agree more with P& L. Beth, a very good poem indeed.
Comment is about pouring away of a life (blog)
Original item by Bethany Sallis
Fri 1st Jul 2022 21:08
A veritable masterpiece John. Very well done sir!
Fri 1st Jul 2022 21:06
One of those ' so much in so few word's ' poem's, which I love
Nice one Frederick!
Fri 1st Jul 2022 21:04
Ooooo....shivers! Love it!
Power to the poet's....man! I kinda tripped out to this giggler
far out dudes! 😂 really got me in the groove that much, that I wanted to get down and get with it-
wherever it is 😅
Fri 1st Jul 2022 20:30
Wooh Graham! ta for my very first admin, administered approval!
K.J. there was a hypoten ( I forgot to ) use 😉
John, me as a teacher? then God help the little....!!!! 😄
cheers Beth for catching up
Love the new profile picky ' Sisco Stolgards!
Clare, Aisha, Frederick 👍 X 3
Comment is about Of a summing up (blog)
Fri 1st Jul 2022 19:44
Brilliantly accurate, unfortunately! 🌈
Fri 1st Jul 2022 19:39
I shall wait for the vocals....😂
Fri 1st Jul 2022 19:22
Cool beyond the realm's of coolness FK
Fri 1st Jul 2022 18:58
Yes. You have got it, Frederick! 😀
Fri 1st Jul 2022 18:07
Holden has said it all, John 🌈
Fri 1st Jul 2022 18:03
Thank you Rose. Stephen & Holden for your generous words.
I have let things slip, a thirty-year-old cargo boat
stubbornly hanging on to my name and address.
They have swabbed me clear of my loving associations.
Scared and bare on the green plastic-pillowed trolley
I watched my teaset, my bureaus of linen, my books
Sink out of sight, and the water went over my head.
Sylvia Plath, Tulips
Fri 1st Jul 2022 17:17
Really clever and funny, John! 😎😂
Fri 1st Jul 2022 17:07
Pure unadulterated brilliance Rose-WOW!
Fri 1st Jul 2022 17:06
An incredible poem, John, your words convey pain in such a truthful, profound way that really resonates! 🌷
Fri 1st Jul 2022 17:05
We loved the way you started this poem Bethany by putting yourself in the place of the sufferer, a very deep showing of empathy, and a great poem!
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