Tue 29th Jun 2010 08:07
that's very different for you indeed, Kath... It's possibly close to Prose but well done! x
Comment is about Crixus' story (blog)
Original item by Kath Hewitt
Tue 29th Jun 2010 08:06
i feel sorry for them too.. it's a proper heartbreaker of a poem this one, dave but i did enjoy reading it!!
Comment is about Dolphins Of The Cove (blog)
Original item by Dave Dunn
Tue 29th Jun 2010 08:05
lovely again, tomas.. looking forward to seeing you towards the end of the week! hope you are reading this!!!
Comment is about I Was the Reluctant Lover (blog)
Original item by Tomás Ó Cárthaigh
Tue 29th Jun 2010 07:54
I enjoyed this too, Tomas. Agree with Ann about the accent!
Tue 29th Jun 2010 07:35
Hi - glad he liked it !
Comment is about there's the rub (blog)
Original item by Banksy
Tue 29th Jun 2010 06:59
I like this Joseph. You've said such a lot in a few words. x
Comment is about Underworld (blog)
Original item by Joseph Kennedy
Tue 29th Jun 2010 06:57
What an epic Kath! Well done you!
"a Thracian, a mongrel, was thrown the ground." - should it be thrown to the ground? (Just a nit-pick!) xx
Tue 29th Jun 2010 06:52
I love this Tomas - I think Ive commented on it before. It is beautiful - I love the image of the huntsman. And your accent is so beautiful!
Dave D Poet Rhumour
Tue 29th Jun 2010 04:35
Agreed - and the rich ones too...
Tomás Ó Cárthaigh
Tue 29th Jun 2010 01:39
I hope it went well for you!
Comment is about Ceci n'est pas une poeme... (blog)
Original item by Rachel McGladdery
Tue 29th Jun 2010 01:37
Yes, you feel sorry for the poor dolphin...
Tue 29th Jun 2010 01:36
Its nice to read your work once again!
Comment is about sian howell (poet profile)
Original item by sian howell
Tue 29th Jun 2010 01:35
I like the way your poetry rhymes...
Comment is about Lisa Milligan (poet profile)
Original item by Lisa Milligan
Tue 29th Jun 2010 01:34
To "vomit over paper phonetically" is a new twist on writers writing!!!
Comment is about Marianne Daniels (poet profile)
Original item by Marianne Daniels
Mon 28th Jun 2010 23:55
Hi, Stefan! Thanks a lot for your comment.xxx
Comment is about I love you (blog)
Original item by Larisa Rzhepishevska
Patricia and Stefan Wilde
Mon 28th Jun 2010 23:48
This is such a lovely poem,accompanied with a gorgeous picture-very much enjoyed Larisa! thanks-Stefan-x
Mon 28th Jun 2010 23:40
Hi Lynn-life indeed sometimes is a pain but people like your good self,ease it! peaceful goodnight to you and yours-thanks-Stef-x
Comment is about Lynn Dye (poet profile)
Original item by Lynn Dye
Mon 28th Jun 2010 23:22
Mike, thanks, you always encourage me.
Izzy, Francine, Andy, TC, Stefan
thank you all, I think you all connected with the feeling, its a true story, though I was in a car park when I had the idea, the tarmac was hot and I lay down and had a sleep as it warmed my back, wonderful rest, I was healing. thanks x
Comment is about the speed of life (blog)
Mon 28th Jun 2010 19:39
a bitter sweet snapshot of the ageing animal, the hunters demise, he has found some kind of peace in bizarre pain and lazy sun, experience killed the curiosity, once the roaring ends. Perhaps the cat has had his share of the killing fields, almost like an ageing veteran coming to terms with his war years, meeting the enemy on friendly ground.
Loved this poem.
Comment is about pussycatdreaming (blog)
Original item by Ann Foxglove
Mon 28th Jun 2010 15:46
a good poem Gus, made me think about how each lie dimishes us, you know the subjugation of desire and so on and so forth
Comment is about She Loved Sundays (blog)
Original item by Gus Jonsson
Mon 28th Jun 2010 15:31
ha , you been talking to poets lately son of mine :) i like this and i know how good you are at climbing trees :) and how HARD YOU HIT THOSE DRUMS !
Comment is about Pointless Self Indulgence (blog)
Original item by Damian Rushworth
Mon 28th Jun 2010 14:49
I was moved to read this out to a friend of mine. I have to say his response was very positive!
Mon 28th Jun 2010 14:21
hello there Julian - yes long time no see... i hope you're doing well? thanks for your comments... and do you know what???? i didn't win the Denbigh slam this year either - i lost to an alphabet poem :)
much love to you WOL wonders!
Comment is about Julian Jordon (poet profile)
Original item by Julian Jordon
Mon 28th Jun 2010 13:21
enjoyed this Pete.. Good Stuff.. Would like to more like this as it's got legs.. Good stuff M8!
Mon 28th Jun 2010 13:02
thank you for your encouraging comments, they are sincerely appreciated
Comment is about Cynthia Buell Thomas (poet profile)
Original item by Cynthia Buell Thomas
Mon 28th Jun 2010 11:38
Hi Graham Thanks for reading and your encouraging comment.
Glad to know that the old blood is still pumpin round... yeah I liked her eyes too!!
Comment is about Graham Sherwood (poet profile)
Original item by Graham Sherwood
Mon 28th Jun 2010 11:35
Hi IzDo you know when you call me
'A Naughty Boy'
I tingle from head to foot...
Thank you for your critique and hope to c u soon.xxx
Comment is about Isobel (poet profile)
Original item by Isobel
Mon 28th Jun 2010 11:32
Hi Sophie. Long time no see. Glad at all that you are doing. You are a great performance poet (you was robbed at the Denbigh slam!). Cheers
Comment is about Sophie McKeand (poet profile)
Original item by Sophie McKeand
Mon 28th Jun 2010 11:31
Thanks for you comments Andy!
Hope to C U soon.
Comment is about Andy N (poet profile)
Original item by Andy N
Mon 28th Jun 2010 11:26
Goooooood morning sweetness and light!how art thou fair maiden?
your absence makes me cry
I hope its not goodbye
if it is-tis shocking
cos you kept me rocking
now I,ll need drugs
to keep me high!
enjoy your day chuck-catch you later lovely Lady-Stefano-xxx
Mon 28th Jun 2010 10:43
Hi, thanks Andy ;-)
Mon 28th Jun 2010 08:56
Ann I love the main first part of this poem, you probably didn't need the rest of it, it has a lovely quaint humour, I wouldn't mind actually copying the main part, using your nice picture, and putting it in a little frame, or are you saving your poems for a book, of course I wont without your permission.
Mon 28th Jun 2010 08:13
good to see you back, Gus as always.. haven't seen you in ages either! really like the referenc to love was germ free but this is a good un all round piece wise i think! a
Mon 28th Jun 2010 08:11
made a little uneasy here possibly because of the last few lines, kath but i did enjoy it! Keep em coming! x
Comment is about My affliction. (blog)
Mon 28th Jun 2010 06:47
Thanks Dave - it was kind of you to mention it. Yes it was a lot of fun, especially in the early days. There have been some colourful characters to allude to, regrettably not all still here. It is time to move on when you struggle to find that spark and motivation though. WOL is a constantly changing site - it will be interesting to see how they develop it. I am hopeful it will be in a way that keeps everyone happy.
And yes, I would agree that very many people work hard behind the scenes, for nothing - we are very lucky.
Comment is about Dave Bradley (poet profile)
Original item by Dave Bradley
Sun 27th Jun 2010 23:51
One word impacts on me,having read this poem-it begins with W-ends with W-and theres an O-in the middle.....WOW!..brilliant Pete-thank you,young man-Stefan.(worth one masculine kiss-X.)
Sun 27th Jun 2010 23:21
You've said that you'll be parking WOLOP until blogs are run on a different basis (though someone else could take it over). That could mean it may not resurrect. It hasn't lasted long but while it did it brought a lot of pleasure and interest (and a lot of work for you). It shouldn't end without someone thanking you. So...um...thank you.
Makes you think - there's lots of people do stuff for WOL on a voluntary basis. Does anyone ever thank them?
Sun 27th Jun 2010 20:54
Just as long as you're smiling, that's OK. xx
Comment is about groove round the kitchen - it's SUNDAY!! xx (blog)
Sun 27th Jun 2010 19:39
All I have to say is "bom, bom, bom, bitty bom, bom, bom, bitty bom, bom, bom bitty bom - please smile 4 me" xxxxxxxxx
Sun 27th Jun 2010 18:09
Missed this until now, Cate. Perfectly illustrates the point that good powerful poems like this get buried under the other.
Comment is about The Night Worker (blog)
Original item by Cate
Sun 27th Jun 2010 18:03
I like this, it has an almost Zen like feel to it, I like the idea of just lying on your back whilst it makes contact with the earth in a grounding type way, effectively being in the zone both above and below.TC
Sun 27th Jun 2010 16:17
The title says it all Peter.
Yes,'We have forgotten how to relax'...
We have lost our way in the enjoyment of simple pleasures...
'Im still a child at heart'... it is the same for me ; )
Sun 27th Jun 2010 16:00
Graham's coomments were great, very constructive. I sometimes get a blind spot for repeats so happy to take those on board. more than happy in fact - grateful!
Made a small tweak as a result, so anyone reading now, don't think Graham's gone nuts - he was absolutely right!
Comment is about How? (blog)
Original item by Alison Smiles
Sun 27th Jun 2010 15:46
Many thanks for your comments - I hate it when I repeat a word, and obviously had a blind spot on survives. I'll definitely re-work it. Thanks for highlighting it
Sun 27th Jun 2010 13:16
I made a compromise - I DID change the word (good idea!)but totally ignored your advice on what to change it to! Te he! ;-)
Sun 27th Jun 2010 12:43
Good afternoon Garside-you are spot on with your advice,which I have taken and used-much appreciated-thank you-Stefan.
Comment is about Enforced introversion (blog)
Sun 27th Jun 2010 12:41
Thank you very much for your kind comments! This is a fantastic site, isn't it?
Comment is about Cathy Bryant (poet profile)
Original item by Cathy Bryant
Good afternoon Ann.Your kind comment is correct,although in all honesty I did,nt actually mean to restrain the poem,but now from your opinion I can see what you mean.I sincerely hope you are well,and look forward to reading your next blogging-thanks ever so much-my best regards are yours,as always-Stefan-x(Gemma-x)
Sun 27th Jun 2010 12:28
Awww - your story has a happy ending - you managed to save yours! Beginnings, endings and inbetweenings - we are all somewhere along that line, dreaming our dreams...x
Sun 27th Jun 2010 12:22
A nice reflective one Pete. The sea has that affect, doesn't it? Though you'd have to walk a long way to get to it in Southport - and you are normally lying in something other than sand when you get there!
I like the gentle timelessness of it all - it reminds me a bit of another poem you wrote using the sea. I also like the idea of 'throwing our troubles into orbit' - if only we could...xx
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