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Sun 27th May 2018 04:21
Your sample "Ode to a Bigot" really resonated strongly. Very well written lines you have here. Well done from 2018!?
Comment is about Charlie Preston (poet profile)
Original item by Charlie Preston
Tue 4th Jun 2013 00:14
Zeitgeist Heist is genius. How the hell did you manage to get THAT volcano name into a poem? And a Raoul Moat reference too. As someone who grew up in the very street he did his killing, can relate to that and so much in that poem.
Mon 8th Apr 2013 09:07
Really enjoyed these poems, love the use of full and slant rhyme and the word play and diverse imagery. Do you perform these poems?
I especially enjoyed Her Habitat as it turns dark with the minute description of the spider's habitat.
Thanks for posting, I will be reading them again
Fri 5th Apr 2013 13:12
Thanks for taking the trouble to read my offering. A chord is struck huh? Must be doing something right. Ha. ha. The amounts of money being bandied about now for houses is boggling my mind. A two up two down terraced a BARGAIN at £100,000? If all you need is £25,000 for a deposit surely you only need dip into your back pocket for any loose change. What planet do these people live on? Glad you enjoyed it nevertheless.
Fri 5th Apr 2013 11:02
thanbks for commenting on 'jigsaw' I appreciate it. Don't know whether I'm being too clever for my own good on this one - but it isn't literal ;-0 although I'm happy for it to be taken literally or otherwise as long as folk like it
Tue 28th Aug 2012 21:42
Hi Charlie, welcome to WOL, and thank you so much for your kind comments on my work. I have enjoyed reading your profile and poems and am very much impressed. Especially like "Zeitgeist Heist", and so agree with sentiments of "The Ideal Job".
Tue 28th Aug 2012 00:33
Thank you for cheering me up. I'm on a downer with my poetry of late. Haven't written anything substantial in ages. Perhaps I should tackle another STD :) On that note - I'm off to bed lol - night night x
Tue 28th Aug 2012 00:28
PS Welcome to WOL! I have read one of yours recently in blogs. Didn't comment cos I'm a bit 'comment weary' of late - I go through spells like that. I did enjoy it though and will return to read again.
Tue 28th Aug 2012 00:23
Thank you Charlie - I think it's a poem for the ladies. For some reason it never goes down well with a male audience ;)
Fri 24th Aug 2012 16:57
Thank you :) I'm glad you enjoyed them :)
Looking forward to reading much more of your stuff
Thu 23rd Aug 2012 10:03
Why thank you ma'am :)
Yeh, that bloody Warning poem pisses me right off ha.
Oh, one lil handy hint of the day - if you're replying to someone on here, put it on THEIR profile, then they get an email notification and will know about it :)
Enjoy WOL :)
Wed 22nd Aug 2012 16:23
Cheers Laura. That really means a lot.
I'm a fan of your poetry too. Feisty!
I love 'On Not Wearing Purple'. My mum's always quoting 'Warning' at me. It does my head in, so this was a refreshing change.
Wed 22nd Aug 2012 14:27
Gotta say - that's one of the most funny and interesting profiles on here :D Welcome to WOL :)
Loved Her Habitat :) That's a great line:
With wax from bees – cold cream for deceased trees.
I'll never be able to think about polish again without this in my head :D (erm, not that I ever even use it, let alone buy it!)
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