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Sat 28th Mar 2020 18:34
Love the example poems... your style is organic and original
Comment is about Hannnah (poet profile)
Original item by Hannnah
Sat 28th Mar 2020 18:31
Though I like this poem, I would mix it to avoid ends rhyming. The serious gets lost when you have end rhyming only. Keep the words just reorder. I hope my thoughts are not unwelcome....
Comment is about Yellow green iris (blog)
Original item by Emer Ni Chorra
Sat 28th Mar 2020 18:28
I like your profile sample poem 👍
Comment is about Emer Ni Chorra (poet profile)
Sat 28th Mar 2020 18:26
In the virtual world Andy is the man to step up. Trust me. 😁
Comment is about Sources of creativity: interviewer Andy N looks back at five years of podcasts (article)
Original item by Greg Freeman
Sat 28th Mar 2020 17:55
Please do not come anywhere near the front of my house in tight trousers and a cod piece as I already have a terrible reputation with the neighbours.
Comment is about PRANCING ABOUT (blog)
Original item by Philipos
Sat 28th Mar 2020 17:49
Just been skipping through some of your lines KRO. Your work has great promise and energy. Great stuff. P 👍
Comment is about Goodbye (blog)
Original item by Kporho Raphael Oyeke
Sat 28th Mar 2020 16:45
Thanks Keith, I'm glad you liked the poem. When I wrote it, I of course had no idea what we'd be going through a year later, though I think there's a sense of anxiety in the poem which hints at hard times approaching. Inadvertently prophetic, perhaps.
Comment is about keith jeffries (poet profile)
Original item by keith jeffries
Sat 28th Mar 2020 16:40
One of the perks for a writer, we can have sex with whoever we want and off whoever we want. The creative world is our oyster. What I find funny about this piece is that you couldn’t wait to get home and write! 🖤
Comment is about meeting an old girlfriend (blog)
Original item by jan oskar hansen
Sat 28th Mar 2020 16:35
That's really good. 👍
Comment is about One's own company (blog)
Original item by Ruth O'Reilly
Sat 28th Mar 2020 16:31
Thanks Po. I love people like Jon Bon Jovi who use their influence as well as their time and money to make sure our everyday heroes are seen and helped. What an amazing legacy!
Comment is about A Heroes Hero (blog)
Original item by Vautaw
Sat 28th Mar 2020 16:29
I am old enough to remember wartime rationing, queuing for food, my mother clutching ration books and time spent playing on bomb sites which were out of bounds due to the danger of falling masonry or unexploded bombs. When I mention these stories today I know that people think I am exaggerating, but it was all real. You are right to draw comparisons with what we are enduring today. A good poem, one of comparisons.
Comment is about A Truck Full of Turnips (blog)
Original item by Joe Williams
Sat 28th Mar 2020 16:28
But gift horses, MC!
Comment is about WE DON'T NEED NO VENTILATORS (Brexit Before Breathing) (blog)
Original item by John Coopey
Sat 28th Mar 2020 16:23
I wrote this last year but it feels quite pertinent now. It was originally published in the 'Whirlagust' anthology by Yaffle Press.
Sat 28th Mar 2020 15:44
Please any critique and/ change of wording to my poems ..feel free!
Comment is about A poem to my bff (blog)
Original item by Sofia Urquiza
Sat 28th Mar 2020 14:12
We can't get no satisfaction
From any human interaction
But there's always JC here to fire us
Up with thoughts about the virus. 😃
Even as i write, British firms are changing product manufacture to meet the demands - just as they did back in WW2 when
fighter planes took over from more mundane
products. Necessity is the mother of
Sat 28th Mar 2020 14:06
Mark, just been reading your interesting profile. Good luck with the studies. I have a grandson doing that kind of work in London. May your journey be an enjoyable one. Blessings. P
Comment is about M3RK (poet profile)
Original item by M3RK
Sat 28th Mar 2020 14:03
Contributions sought and gratefully accepted, of course...to which I have contributed.- and there are also commercial avenues to add to
My point is about essential priorities at this time when, even now,
we read of thousands of pounds awarded to successful participants in
poetry competitions and suchlike. It is difficult to reconcile the past "penury of poetry" with the ££££££ cash that seems to be in the coffers in
support of "the arts". Nice work if you can get it...as the song goes.
If you're alive! .
Comment is about Arts Council England prepares £160m emergency funding package (article)
Sat 28th Mar 2020 13:55
Some powerful images there Ray. 👍
Comment is about OUTCASTS (blog)
Original item by ray pool
Hallielle Rose Dawson
Yes, my thoughts exactly. Great piece.
Sat 28th Mar 2020 13:40
Ths is something of a "found poem" isn't it, taking off from the original as Tennyson did with the Charge of the Light Brigade, no rump-di-dump here, very touching, effective.
Comment is about NATIONAL POETRY COMPETITION: Susannah Hart wins £5,000 prize with 'Reading the Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy' (article)
Sat 28th Mar 2020 13:24
Full of dark humour and pathos , cuts deep and is a classic.
Sat 28th Mar 2020 13:10
My mind is disturbed
ahead of the curve!
Comment is about poemagraphic (poet profile)
Original item by poemagraphic
Sat 28th Mar 2020 11:55
Your sentiments are very much appreciated, Graham. You, too, comrade. Keep well.
Comment is about Love in the time of coronavirus (blog)
Sat 28th Mar 2020 11:30
Lovely poem Philippa - fantastic imagery and tight rhyme - really enjoyed reading it
Comment is about IN THE TIME OF QUIET (blog)
Original item by Philippa Atkin
Sat 28th Mar 2020 11:10
thanks for your kind comments on 'End Of Days' Sofia - I'm pleased that you liked it 😃
Comment is about Sofia Urquiza (poet profile)
Sat 28th Mar 2020 10:54
This one slipped under the radar a little Greg.
I think you've captured how we resort to routines as a sort of safety blanket, to make sense of stuff. It wasn't until all our impending holiday arrangements and meal out bookings had been cancelled that I felt I knew what was going on.
As I suspect with you, there's nobody else you'd sooner be marooned with.........
keep well old friend, look for the light
Sat 28th Mar 2020 10:43
Copy of a PM I sent this morning...
Watch and learn the numbers will speak for themselves
Stopping the critics... Ha! Never going to happen mate.
Just today, two more friends have had serious cancer ops cancelled because: Quoting here... We do not have the PPE to undergo any operations at the moment, nor the staff... or the beds.
It will really hit home to these plebs in around two too three weeks time.
We (That is my company... sorry X company) have been preparing for the last 3 months... Knowing only too well that there would be a world shortage of gloves, masks, gowns, goggles, and a host of equipment and chemicals that we must use every single day.
I could see the writing on the wall long before Covid even entered the Country.
You do not need to be clairvoyant to see what is coming...
Just awake to the reality, with your head out of your arse!
Comment is about bleat bleat bleat (blog)
Sat 28th Mar 2020 10:35
Sat 28th Mar 2020 10:10
Thanks for your Like, Becky Who, and for your lack of thoughts, Don.
Sat 28th Mar 2020 09:53
I don't know what to say ...
Comment is about Three Little Dots (blog)
Original item by Mika
Sat 28th Mar 2020 09:29
Yes Do, some great lines here......
The title did suggest to me a musical chamberpot. Like those music boxes that tinkle a tune when you lift them up......
Comment is about musical chamber!!!!! (blog)
Original item by Do.RoThy
Sat 28th Mar 2020 09:26
Thanks, Phil, and Do.RoThy
Sat 28th Mar 2020 09:23
I know you like to thank me for my thoughts John, but I'm afraid I was left thoughtless on this one. Sorry. I did read your poem though
Sat 28th Mar 2020 09:17
John Coopey, you're becoming a bad influence......
Sat 28th Mar 2020 09:06
This is different Jan... In a good way.
However you don't look old enough for this to have happened in the past. It could be a sign of things to... you to come.
Now there is a thought.
I spend more and more time in my head the older i get... the best thing about that is we can 'have' who we want, where we want and when we want.
I can't stop wanting though.
Sat 28th Mar 2020 08:32
Thanks Po - ALAS - glad u liked. P.
Sat 28th Mar 2020 08:00
Thankyou for your thoughts, Greg and Po. And for the Like, Mark O.
Sat 28th Mar 2020 06:19
Thank you for your kind comment! I hope you keep your mosaic vibrant!
Sat 28th Mar 2020 06:16
We DO remember them V.
I pray that more will see them NOW.
Another heart felt piece.
Sat 28th Mar 2020 06:13
Great title Do
You have some lovely expressions here in this.
Now is your time to shine.
Sat 28th Mar 2020 06:11
Seeing your tag Mark is a joy to see.
Comment is about Mosaic (blog)
Sat 28th Mar 2020 06:07
Binte Thank you for your like
Comment is about Another Victim (blog)
Sat 28th Mar 2020 04:40
I enjoyed it from the beginning to the end!👍👍👍
Well thought out poetry to what's currently happening!
Comment is about End Of Days (blog)
Original item by Ian Whiteley
Emer Ni Chorra
Sat 28th Mar 2020 02:14
Philipos, many thanks for stopping by and leaving kind words on my profile. They are encouraging. Glad you enjoyed reading my work and also your time spent in Ireland. SLÁINTE 😊🍀
Comment is about Philipos (poet profile)
Sat 28th Mar 2020 00:58
Thanks for the kind comments Mark & Po - I really appreciate you taking the time to do so.
And thanx to everyone for the 'likes' 😃
Comment is about Grave (blog)
Sat 28th Mar 2020 00:08
I am lost for words, John.
Such expression, such feelings are beyond imagination for most.
You hold memories with a vice-like grip, that to me seem like water through a sieve.
Comment is about A thousand years ago (blog)
Original item by John E Marks
Sat 28th Mar 2020 00:06
IT is, very much, my pleasure Keith. My idea is simple: the past, its rights and wrongs, its people and its places, never fades, to those with eyes to see. Thank you very much indeed for your continued support over the years. It is very much appreciated.
“There are painters who transform the sun to a yellow spot, but there are others who with the help of their art and their intelligence, transform a yellow spot into sun”
― Pablo Picasso
Sat 28th Mar 2020 00:03
The word aorta stands out in this poem as being the significant valve by which life is generated and on which it takes its toll.
Thank you for this
Comment is about placeholder for something darker II (03/25/2020) (blog)
Original item by Zach Dafoe
Fri 27th Mar 2020 23:58
The imagination is stirred by this poem as one is drawn back in time and reminded of what was once of importance and replaced in history by something less tangible.For me it speaks of a continuity which cannot be eradicated. A little abstruse but I hope I have interpreted the poem and done it some honour. It is also a poem which takes the reader to where the writer's mind is.
Thank you for this
Fri 27th Mar 2020 23:57
What a treasure trove WOL is.
Your poem is like birdsong old friend
I could listen to your poetry all day.
Comment is about The northern mockingbird (blog)
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