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Tue 28th Apr 2020 21:33
Hi Tommy - Thetis - yes a big deal in the day - occasionally still mentioned by authors such as in Tuppence to cross the Mersey. Cheers. P
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Thu 17th Oct 2019 10:36
Re how to shop for shoes. Enter any shoe shop at any time, spend as long as you like deliberating and buy as many pairs as you can afford and find cupboard space for, sometimes breaking all of those rules with your own 4 inch stiletto heels.
Mon 16th Sep 2019 07:52
"...making sense of the written word..."
I totally understand. I too struggle with this sometimes.
Thank you for taking the time to give me your honest opinion regarding my work.
Sun 8th Sep 2019 08:48
re: 'Out of my head'
I appreciate the feedback, Tommy
Mon 2nd Sep 2019 11:13
‘Why the rhyme or the rhythm?'
You're absolutely right. No need for either. That's the beauty of poetry ‘no finicky rules'!
I appreciate your feedback, Tommy
Sun 28th Jul 2019 18:16
No problem Devon, none taken. Really. ?
Sat 20th Jul 2019 23:29
I never intended to upset you with a comment, Tommy. I, perhaps stupidly, underestimated the intelligence of the reader. I only sought to highlight a clever wordplay (as he seeks to remove foot from mouth).
Tue 16th Jul 2019 21:35
Though if I want to be honest... I ALWAYS wear sunglasses! A quirk of mine I guess...?
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Mon 15th Jul 2019 14:38
Tommy, Thanks for your input on "Pig Slop". I appreciate it! Take care ---- Jason
Sun 14th Jul 2019 01:40
I AM outdoors in the picture! ?
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Thu 4th Jul 2019 16:40
"Before the After" is terrific.
Sat 27th Apr 2019 14:09
?Thanks Tommy! Couldn't do otherwise!
Thu 25th Apr 2019 16:27
Yes that sounds about right! First you pass the Adriatic then the Ionian then the Aegean! I sound like a GPS! Haha!
Sounds like a nice trip anyway?
Thu 25th Apr 2019 13:24
Hey Tommy. Thanks for stopping by at my profile! If it was the Adriatic Sea you crossed then you passed from Italy to Greece and it wasn't the Aegean but The Ionian Sea. The South Mediterranean is my home and I find it ravishing! But I don't think it's just I that feels this way. I guess it's no wonder it took you breath!
Thanks Tommy ?
Mon 11th Mar 2019 07:21
Sat 12th Jan 2019 20:33
Tommy I really enjoy your style of writing.
Thanks for the likes I appreciated you reading them.
Thu 10th Jan 2019 17:00
Happy New Year Tommy! Re my advice to male poets, i can't remember what that was now...I'm sure I've given plenty over the years and some if it twaddle.
My viewpoint for the here and now would be.
Let's stop judging some actions of the 1970s 1980s by the standards of today. It doesnt make sense to castigte people for things that were acceptable back then - the exception to that being paedophilia, which is vile in any century.
Groping people is wrong whatever the gender or sexual orientation but to rake something like that up 20 years later with no substantial evidence of harm done. Some people need to get a grip on themselves!
Possibly a bigger response than you wanted but ive always loved the way WOL gives you the opportunity to express yourself and let off a bit of steam.
Fri 21st Sep 2018 11:39
Cheers Darren for your classy comment re "Me" ta Tommy
Wed 22nd Aug 2018 17:16
Hello Tommy, thank you for your support of my poem MISSING YOU. I don't post here too often. But have been inspired by friends to write.
Mon 23rd Jul 2018 22:08
Wed 13th Jun 2018 15:25
''Freedom is not when the Master let him go, it was when the Master said ''Yes'' and he said ''No!'' ...Rage Against The Machine:
Don't tell me what to do. Get lost. Sorted.
Tue 15th May 2018 17:10
Tommy, Thank you for your comment on my poem MY DREAMS. Sometimes my dreams are filled away. But I always keep hope alive. ?
Thu 19th Apr 2018 19:34
thnaks for the recent comments Tommy - hope you're keeping well
Tue 10th Apr 2018 14:51
aye up Tommy - thanks for commenting on 'the collector and the collected'. George Orwell was a right boring bastard wasn't he? ?
Tue 10th Apr 2018 04:32
Love ? your work. So beautiful!
Sun 1st Apr 2018 17:10
Cynthia Buell Thomas
Sun 1st Apr 2018 10:57
'oooh's' and 'aaahhhs', grunts and groans, whistles and chirps are language in common to us all. No need of complex voice patterns or organised grammar whatsoever for basic communication.
'conference a ready man' is a very apt expression, meaning, I take it, one who is 'working with other people to discuss and carry out a particular plan' of any kind.
Happy Easter, Tommy, to you and yours. I always enjoy your input.
Sat 17th Feb 2018 09:46
I apologise for copying your hair style but I have saved a fortune by not going to the Barbers. However, what I have relinquished on my head I have cultivated on my face.
Thu 21st Dec 2017 13:28
Tommy, please check your last poem and switch all the 'whom's to 'who' as in 'he who'. I know they're the very devil, but lots of people may surf WOL this week. And check 'thrall';it's an old word.
I so hope you're not pissed. I always enjoy your work.
Sat 18th Nov 2017 14:49
Being another Libra, Tommy. Or did I get it wrong?
Mon 13th Nov 2017 14:30
It had to be. I swear it 'had to be!'
It's the scope: often particular, but always with an eye to the general 'game'. Librans move like pieces on a chess board, with 360 degree vision, seeing innumerable ways to get from A to Z. And there's no such direction as 'backwards'.
I'm not sure whether that makes actual sense, but I've got a general idea what I mean. To be honest, it kind of sounds like the pith of a poem. I might pursue it.
BTW, I really like that 'Bacon' quote in your Bio.
Tue 27th Jun 2017 17:28
I totally agree with the idea of art being free. Especially poetry. I feel that if you force someone to pay for something that art no longer becomes the artist's but rather the buyer's. And I don't write poetry for anyone else but me (not to say I don't want others to enjoy it, but you know what I mean)
Mon 6th Mar 2017 18:38
You voted Corbyn and you quoted Bill Hicks. What's not to love?
Tue 1st Nov 2016 08:12
Thank You Tommy for your comment on poem "Reflection". The more I revisit it...I realize that there is a lot going here with poem and photo meaning...conflation....not sure what to make of the shadow looking back at me...more to ponder! All was created pretty quickly and just thinking about the whole thing still...but Thank You!
Mon 6th Jun 2016 13:22
Hi Tommy, I enjoyed a read of your poems today. Hope to read more soon. Please do visit The Chocolate Poetry Club one day! Paul
Sat 7th May 2016 00:23
Thanks, once again, for the kind comments on 'Head In Hands' Tommy - I admit to be poorly read and hadn't heard of 'The Mezzanine' but having looked it up I can see where you're coming from with regards to the tone of this piece. I'm pleased it resonated with you - cheers mate
Mon 2nd May 2016 22:21
Well what can I say... From near relegation to winning a premier league title within 12 months. Fairytale ending. :)
Sun 1st May 2016 19:40
thanks for the comments on the 'Sun' *spits* piece Tommy - it's a worthless rag and should be shut down - and their petulant decision not to cover the hearing outcome should be the final nail in their sorry coffin
Fri 29th Apr 2016 14:15
Thanks for taking the time to read and comment on 'Sleep Peacefully at Last'. Much appreciated.
Thu 28th Apr 2016 23:03
Thanks for taking the time to comment on my page. I'm new! But...do you actually like us foxes or are you just being polite lol
Wed 6th Apr 2016 08:29
Hi Tommy, cheers for your comments on Scroungers. I like your profile piccie, and have to say that yes, I voted for Corbyn too.
Incidentally, I saw him in person yesterday giving a terrific speech at Harlow, pressing for all the important things for the majority, instead of the elite few. Power to the people!
Mon 14th Mar 2016 20:09
Hi Tommy, thanks for the compliment :-)
The photo was taken in my daughter's garden last summer, so no, haven't been anywhere that interesting lately! Lol.
Katy Megan Hughes
Fri 26th Feb 2016 21:01
Oh no! Really? I know I can be obscure but I thought this one was more accessible...hey ho! The whole or just parts Tommy?
Tue 2nd Feb 2016 21:17
F**k the government indeed - oops just swore x I like your poetry Tommy and you said it first in your Biography x
Tue 5th Jan 2016 18:04
Thanks again Tommy for reading & commenting in your wonderfully unique & insighful way Xx
Sun 3rd Jan 2016 21:21
Thanks Tommy - my mind is indeed like an attic - full of useless junk with the odd treasure hidden in the cobwebs! X
Wed 30th Dec 2015 11:05
Indeed! I'm sure we will
Wed 30th Dec 2015 10:49
Thanks for reading & commenting on my 'Guide' Tommy - I can tell you have good technique!! I have been known to send this poem to potential dates!
Tue 29th Dec 2015 20:43
Hi Tommy - your words strike home with me particularly your words about love - I shall enjoy reading more xx
Mon 28th Dec 2015 17:29
Hi Tommy, Yes, yes please :) Look forward to your suggestions !
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