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Tue 12th Mar 2019 16:02
Hi Cynthia, thanks so much for the comment on Letter From The Lake. You're spot on, typo on wry/rye, doh! Have corrected. Glad you enjoyed it, I watched the film Withnail & I and then this poem just came straight out afterwards. Hope it doesn't ruin the mystery to reveal the process 😃 Thanks as always, Tom. x
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Sun 17th Feb 2019 02:53
thanks for getting back to me
i did as you suggested and have a guest slot booked for june
i hope i get to see you there and i'm sending positive healing thoughts your way
Mon 11th Feb 2019 10:27
hello cynthia, hope your well
i was just wondering when WOL Sale is on next and whether there would be a spot for me to perform? i have a new book out and i am trying to get out and about to promote it a bit.
Wed 16th Jan 2019 18:34
Cynthia Buell Thomas
Tue 20th Oct 2009 19:20
'I tire of this conscious senility'... and so do we, sometimes, Tommy, so do we. And 'humour by disguise' is no humour at all if no one recognises it. You write by code for an elitist reader; if that is your aim, so be it.
But that is a terrible thought - to be in 'conscious senility'. Who with intelligence would deliberately induce senility? The reality of senility is heartbreaking, especially for those who witness it and can do nothing. The victim is powerless to care.
Cynthia the references to "conscious senility" is in regards to my recent brain haemorrhage. Not deliberate but dysfunctional brain operations. Tommy
Sun 13th Jan 2019 03:02
sometimes the dog wags his tail.
sometimes he just nods off to sleep.
Sat 12th Jan 2019 06:21
Thanks Cynthia for your remarks re "untitled". I forgot to leave one and once you commented upon the fact I let it lay. Give me a title and I will oblige.
Sun 23rd Sep 2018 15:56
Dear Cynthia, Thank you for the warm welcoming words! I love your suggestion of being a giver to become a receiver.
My mother named me, and her love and thought is bonded with my name. Thank you liking it.
Tapashree has Sanskrit roots, and may be interpreted in a few ways. I prefer to believe it means "the soft glow of endurance".
Tapa means endurance.
Shree means Diffusing radiance, beauty, prosperity...
It may also be interpreted as the "beauty of heat" with Tapas (heat) and Shree.
Wed 19th Sep 2018 14:17
Thank you so much for putting into words in sucha a beautiful way what the soul has to say.
In addition to your poetry, I want to thank you for being Cyanne's mom, my dear castmate in Up With People.
I appreciate and thank your legacy.
Much love from Mexico,
Thu 6th Sep 2018 08:36
Ciao from Italy!
This is Loly Monreal from Mexico married with an italian. We have two girls.
Cyanne was my Castmate in "Viva la gente" we were together last year when all the beautiful family visit us here in Trentino,Italy . In this days we think very much about them because of the great memories harvesting on our wine-yard. All together were a strong hard working team!!!
I wish you all the best and think about you. reading your poems I will learn more English for sure 😉
Kisses and hugs on you way from all of us with great love and admiration!
Thu 6th Sep 2018 02:29
Cynthia, your daughter Cyanne, my dear friend and castmate from Up With People, shared your poetry blog with me, and I love your work! I’m an old English teacher, and I love the lush imagery in your poems - such rich colors and beautiful sounds! I plan to read a few each day and maybe I’ll comment again! ❤️ Jennifer Rabold
Sat 18th Aug 2018 18:51
Cynthia thank you for your over-generous comments on "Sources". I view any recognition from yourself as gold dust, so thank you again.
Darren J Beaney
Mon 13th Aug 2018 10:03
Thanks for your recent positive comment on my poem.
In answer to your question - yes the writing course starts in 3 weeks, excited!
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Tue 7th Aug 2018 11:31
Hi Cynthia, that sounds interesting. Best send it to WoL's editor Mike Took:
I look forward to reading and thanks for thinking of me. All the very best, Colin.
Sun 5th Aug 2018 21:40
Thanks Cynthia, glad you like the poem, and again it's nice to hear your thoughts on it 😃
Sun 5th Aug 2018 16:42
Thank you for your comments on You Held Me With Your Tears..
Wed 1st Aug 2018 15:31
Thank you for your comments..appreciate you stopping by. 😃
Mon 11th Jun 2018 00:26
Thankyou for your welcome on my profile. I am pleased to have found 'you lot'. Been feeling intellectually deprived down here. You'll have to forgive any 'putting-my-foot-in-it' comments I might make. 'I'm just a lowly poet trying to learn the ropes' ... and sometimes have trouble controlling my mind.
Thankyou for interacting
Mon 28th May 2018 16:26
'taking the piss' Cynthia? I would never knowingly 'take the piss' 😉 this was an exercise in trying to create an archaic looking language to fit the archaic looking poem of a crows perspective on life. It was easily achieved using a phonetic translater - which uses emphasis on the words stresses - so reading it aloud is exactly the exercise needed to make it work - the 'translation' was more for those who simply tried to read it - rather than use the phonetics.
Glad you liked it
Thu 24th May 2018 12:09
Wed 23rd May 2018 14:09
yes - a sonnet - I like to write in traditional poetry forms now and again - it sooths the political beast in me 😃 glad you liked 'the beast beneath the beck' I appear to be in a fantasy/myths vein at the moment. Hope you're keeping well
Mon 14th May 2018 22:34
I would love to be able to come to Sale on Tuesday but alas I have a prior commitment for that night which I can't wriggle out of. Sorry about that. Hopefully I will see you at the next word central if you are there.
Wed 4th Apr 2018 16:01
Thanks Cynthia for sparing your time to stop by my profile.
Your kind suggestion is very much appreciated!
Sun 1st Apr 2018 11:42
Cheers Cynthia. Thanks for your comments re "Plans on hold".
I use the capitalisation of the third person singular as not to weigh down the line with a period.
Sat 31st Mar 2018 15:05
many thanks for commenting on the rhinoceros piece Cynthia - I appreciate it
Tue 20th Mar 2018 12:28
Cynthia poetry is what you say it is, it does not have to rhyme nor make sense- North American natives' chant wordlessly to summon up thier gods. Tommy xx
ps keep up your excellent work. TC
Tue 6th Mar 2018 01:22
"Cynthia Buell Thomas
Mon 5th Mar 2018 10:37
This is so clever- deserved three readings before I was happy with my giving it proper attention.
Haven't seen you in ages. I hope all is well. Or am I wrong? I could have sworn I recognised the name from years ago. But your profile does not seem to bear this out."
Indeed it has been years!
First, the loss of the email with which my original blog (which is still floating around here at WOL!) was linked; hence the loss of access to said blog. Life then gets in the way of all sanity; and now an attempt at reconstruction and navigating the poetic waters again.
My gratitude for your kind words. Trusting all is well with you as well.
Feeling a little older and a bit more battered.
Such is life. :_)
See you round the site,
Sun 18th Feb 2018 23:44
Fri 5th Jan 2018 20:24
Thank you so much for your comment on Moonlight, Cynthia. Always grateful for your thoughts. T.
Tue 2nd Jan 2018 12:42
Hi Cynthia, just popping by to wish you a Happy New Year x
Fri 29th Dec 2017 07:58
Thank you so so much for your generous comment on my profile Cynthia. It meant more to me than you can imagine 💕💫
Wed 27th Dec 2017 14:27
Thanks Cynthia - - - hope you had a good Christmas.
Fri 22nd Dec 2017 21:24
Thank you for you comment on my poema , very kind word. I'm really grateful that you found enjoying it.
I read some of your poems they really beautiful.
Fri 22nd Dec 2017 01:21
I love "Thrall". Tommy
Mon 18th Dec 2017 21:05
Ha ha - isn’t it?!
Thank you - wishing you the same. 😘
Tue 12th Dec 2017 23:06
Thanks Cynthia, seasons greetings to you too!
Sun 3rd Dec 2017 21:51
Thanks so much for commenting on Renewed (Soon). ^_^
It's a message to one's inner strength, but at the same time, it's a message from me to a personal friend who has gone through hell and is slowly regaining himself. Of course, like you mentioned, it can be a reminder to everyone that they can get through whatever and be stronger for it.
Tue 28th Nov 2017 12:57
Hi Cynthia. So kind of you to comment on my photos ! The coloured one is the old git and the other is the young suavo aged 20. Hard to spot the difference I know! I thought it was moody and in fact an early selfie taken with a self timer(the predecessor of the umbilical version). Bless yer.
Mon 27th Nov 2017 16:46
Cynthia, you were right. I got it wrong. I appreciate all comments and corrections. I am grateful that you take time to review my work. With gratitude. Keith (Najd)
Fri 24th Nov 2017 21:30
Many thanks Cynthia.
This one is an updated rehash previously blogged. Crudely exposing me to be an 100% none believer.
Sat 18th Nov 2017 17:36
Oh and bye the bye- here's no 90,000 and 90,000 more ××
Sat 18th Nov 2017 17:27
No Cynthia you're not wrong. What I was enquiring in regards was as to what was 'sworn by It: That we are both Ĺïbřāņś.
Thu 16th Nov 2017 19:43
'It had to be. I swear it 'had to be!'
Cynthia what is your above post in regard?
Thu 9th Nov 2017 21:17
I'm flattered by your kind words for my poetry, and am so grateful you took the time to check out my measly writing/profile. It means a lot to me as someone just beginning to share!
Your writing is captivating and inspiring, as is your biographical story.
Don't be afraid to really dig into more of my poems, they need the critism!
Thank you again,
A fellow Libran and friend,
Fri 3rd Nov 2017 20:35
Thanks a ton Cynthia for your kind words on my poetry "I wish.. But". 😃
I read your poetry- The parting. It is so beautifully written where all the words are carved in perfect combination of emotions, rhythm.
Happy Writing and Reading,
Fri 3rd Nov 2017 12:58
Yes that's me in the photo. Happy with a G&T and a suntan. I miss the heat already and it's only November! I am off to Santorini in July and already counting the days :) x
Sat 28th Oct 2017 21:16
That's so nice that you took the trouble to check my profile, thank you Cynthia. I hope in a small way it fleshes out what i'm generally trying to say on WOL! After a couple of years at this lark I am still surprised by lovely comments and try to offer a spark to other writers. We need to make a daisy chain and dance around poetry after all.
Sun 15th Oct 2017 20:31
I want to thank you again for your positive response to my poems. Your comments on my recent one really made my day, especially the fact that you came back for a second read. I really do appreciate the time you take to offer encouragement on WOL. When I receive a comment from you, I am sure that I have got it right :)
Sun 15th Oct 2017 01:42
Hello Cynthia. I've read a lot of your poetry tonight. Decided to. I like 'Hurricane' and 'The parting' a lot, pithy, focused, precise - though I'm not a descriptivist myself - but i think 'Dream footer' would benefit from being must less first person. I think it could be a great poem - reworked.
Thu 5th Oct 2017 17:04
Wow your first sample "The parting" is so poignant. I can't count the number of nights I have laid alone, remembering sweet nothings that still mean everything. Thank you for sharing, and thank you for your comment on my work "One Moment". You're an inspiration!
Sat 30th Sep 2017 21:41
Hi Cynthia. Thank you for welcoming me back. Life has kind of got in the way of writing. I miss it though. When inspiration comes, I feel happy again. I hope you are well.
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