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Mon 21st May 2018 22:37
Beautiful,sounds a lovely place to be.
Comment is about A Roof Terrace (blog)
Original item by keith jeffries
Mon 21st May 2018 22:13
Thank you, Colin.
Comment is about Woman in a Cafe (blog)
Original item by Jon Stainsby
Mon 21st May 2018 22:11
Thank you all for your kind words. They mean so much to me.
Comment is about In the Name of the Father (blog)
Mon 21st May 2018 20:51
David, you have an intuition here. I stayed in WSM about 30 years ago in that very hotel. My daughter was 6 years old and was taught to fold napkins by a white coated waiter, now sadly gone. Steep Holm also looked the same when I did my A-level field course on Brean Down in 1968. A definite trip down memory lane.
Comment is about WSM (blog)
Original item by Graham Sherwood
Mon 21st May 2018 20:28
Comment is about a werewolf (blog)
Original item by Anya
Mon 21st May 2018 20:26
Wow, that’s lovely. Soothes the soul, if I had one.
Are we the unplayed pianos in old seaside towns, endlessly playing ourselves? I really enjoy the fact you use the word pianoforte, from a bygone age.
I love the fact that you are staring out to the Island (the past) which never changes, oh if only we could do that, or maybe not.
Mon 21st May 2018 20:16
Killing time writing this poetic quality and sharing it will keep you alive,an excellent poem full of feeling.Keep writing you have a talent.
Comment is about I Wish I Could Fix Me (blog)
Original item by Damon Blackery
Mon 21st May 2018 20:04
The best creativity can come from pain, keep going and keep trying. Suffering is temporary even when you can't see the end x
Mon 21st May 2018 20:02
Thank's Anya and I'll try.
Mon 21st May 2018 19:57
Stay strong Damon xxx
Mon 21st May 2018 19:53
Love the imagery you create with the language in this, your poems never disappoint!!
Comment is about Born Blind (blog)
Original item by AlbertTatlock
Mon 21st May 2018 19:49
Hi Anya. I've really enjoyed reading some of your recent work.
I did try to send you a message, but as I no longer have a profile, I can receive messages but not send them.
keep up the good work.
Comment is about Anya (poet profile)
Mon 21st May 2018 19:10
Sorry Brian for misunerstanding x
Comment is about A Close Call (blog)
Mon 21st May 2018 18:57
Excellent piece of writing Adam.
I have for a while been impressed by an American artist called Childish Gambino, part of this piece puts me in mind of his recent video to a song entitled “This is America”
Your point is well made, I feel that in many ways due to the proliferation of mediocre art people seem unable to identify the important stuff. I think this is pushing artists into places where they feel the need to shock to get their point across.
This is nothing new I suppose, many artists now considered tame and mainstream were considered shocking and outlandish in their day.
This however does not address the need for substance as well as style, and as you rightly ask, who now can we trust to record our society with integrity?
Good poem Adam.
PS, I was wondering as you used the word “Market” if you are making reference to The Agora, just an idea.
Comment is about Old Man (blog)
Original item by Adam Whitworth
Mon 21st May 2018 18:36
So true! Sometimes at the fork in the road we get stabbed no matter which path we choose. I am trying to learn to keep my eyes open so I can remember my way back
and not get lost on the path I chose.
Comment is about BLINDED BY LOVE (blog)
Original item by lynn hahn
Mon 21st May 2018 17:42
Comment is about For the Best (blog)
Original item by Mahika
Mon 21st May 2018 17:40
Haunting and brilliant x
Comment is about Sane Insanity (blog)
Original item by light
Mon 21st May 2018 17:35
That´ll keep your sane
But keep your veins
Away from blades! ...
Mon 21st May 2018 17:34
Thanks a lot.
Comment is about Patience Where Wisdom lies (Poem) (blog)
Original item by Danny G.
Mon 21st May 2018 17:32
Comment is about The sitting poems 7 (blog)
Original item by david patrick simon
Mon 21st May 2018 17:30
Comment is about nonsensical senses (blog)
Original item by Cesca
Mon 21st May 2018 17:03
Ha! Thanks for your comments Colin and Brian. I don't know why kermit wasn't your first thought, you're obviously not as childish as I.
No green is easy!
Comment is about It's not easy being green. (blog)
Original item by CathyLCrabb
Mon 21st May 2018 16:40
If anyone is a Murakami reader, they'll get this in an instant. Clever writing indeed.
Well done on POTW
Comment is about Write Out Loud’s Poem of the Week is 'Random note 1' by Alex J.J. (article)
Original item by steve pottinger
Mon 21st May 2018 15:36
Mon 21st May 2018 15:21
Your words in this brief poem are concise and well constructed. Why should hell have to tolerate such vile people. Well done and thank you.
Mon 21st May 2018 14:57
I agree Jon,
This is one instance where it is a shame there is no actual hell for such despicable beings to burn in for an eternity.
Mon 21st May 2018 14:50
I have watched youtube animated love poem video it is so beautiful and cute with romantic music.
Comment is about I LOVE YOU. I LOVE TO LOVE YOU (blog)
Mon 21st May 2018 14:49
Comment is about Some Love (blog)
Original item by Steve
Mon 21st May 2018 14:47
Comment is about Once More (blog)
Mon 21st May 2018 14:15
Wow! Very strong words. Respect. X
Mon 21st May 2018 14:11
Thank you Jon, so much! Xx
Comment is about Jon Stainsby (poet profile)
Mon 21st May 2018 14:06
it is Teide but happily dormant for over 200 years. I water it occasionally Thanks
Mon 21st May 2018 13:56
Comment is about Left luggage (blog)
Original item by Wolfgar
Mon 21st May 2018 13:38
Just pray the volcano remains dormant Keith. Is it Teide?
Mon 21st May 2018 13:10
Mon 21st May 2018 12:50
Good question. I often ask myself... x
Comment is about who fucking cares (blog)
Mon 21st May 2018 08:30
Ah Stanmore, that well known Mecca for tourists!
Comment is about A big hole (blog)
Original item by hugh
Mon 21st May 2018 03:17
Thank you for your comment on a poem of mine- things falling away are far too easy to write about. Long may your poignant poems continue- much more wonder to read and with such rhythm. Thanks,
Comment is about Douglas MacGowan (poet profile)
Original item by Douglas MacGowan
Mon 21st May 2018 02:10
Your comment is consoling... Reassuring to read a bio with a similar tone to my own thoughts, too. Loved to read your poems in response; they are so beautiful.
Thank you, and your writing.
Comment is about elPintor (poet profile)
Original item by elPintor
Mon 21st May 2018 01:49
Not so much "likeable" as relatable in its depth.
This isn't the first of your pieces I've dived into. Keep writing..I've no doubt that your talent will only grow with age.
Mon 21st May 2018 00:48
Thank you Martin! I wish it was me but it's my Argentinian friend Hernan Ruiz, a great guitarist! I am currently taking lessons...
I know what you and Colin mean and that is why this little poem is the first in my poetry book in English, Xoetry 2017 but also in the one I have just published a few week ago in Galician, Imos Indo...
Comment is about The Boy and The Sea (blog)
Original item by Xoanxo
Sun 20th May 2018 22:08
this is a delightful poem, quite exquisite to say the least. I have a great love for all animals as I believe they possess a very pure love which we seldom find amongst ourselves.
Comment is about the seagull that loved me (blog)
Original item by jan oskar hansen
Sun 20th May 2018 19:57
As he that taketh away a garment in cold weather, and as vinegar upon nitre, so is he that singeth songs to an heavy heart.
Sun 20th May 2018 19:36
Uhhh? I was being supportive!
Sun 20th May 2018 19:12
This is fabulous Cynthia. I wish I had been there to hear you read it. sorry I couldn't make it. This has a very lyric feel to it.
Comment is about Written in the Stars (blog)
Original item by Cynthia Buell Thomas
Sun 20th May 2018 18:37
Thank you so much for your kind words Keith, Cynthia and Martin. I hope that I truly deserve them. Thank you!!!! Xxx
Desmond Thank you so much for liking this poem xx
Cynthia Buell Thomas
Sun 20th May 2018 18:34
Wow! Graham. Really splendid. The 'finale' is superb.
Sun 20th May 2018 18:28
You are a hard man, and that quality is a splendid one. Clarity is always highly valued, but especially if tempered with a little empathy. I have smiled with delight as I read this.
Comment is about You're No Sylvia (blog)
Original item by Edward Coleman
Sun 20th May 2018 18:26
You continue to excel yourself as a pragmatic poet gifted with the abilty of clarity in expression. Well done and well said. Thank you
Sun 20th May 2018 18:20
Welcome to WOL. I'll try to keep up with your work. Your Bio comment is excellent.
Comment is about Edward Coleman (poet profile)
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