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Jeff Dawson

Sat 5th Apr 2014 08:25

Hi Marksy, thanks for reading Snakeskin Sid! - as a Bolton Wanderers fan, Frank Worthy was one of my heroes and a bit of a character on and off the park, the difference was he could play football! Thanks, glad you like it!

ps Enjoying your work!

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C Byrne

Fri 3rd Jan 2014 17:40

The 'Template' is epic!

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chris stevenson

Sat 26th Oct 2013 08:46

.. howdo and thanks for the comment. The poem was more disjointed to reflect a 15 month girl in her first shoes, but tidied it up a bit .. I see you list 'Jeffarama'. I did a couple of songs last night at the Cadence cafe and bought his new book off him. He signed it so it's now worth more !! Very good too.

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barrie singleton

Fri 25th Oct 2013 17:37

Barrie thought Marksy was the Alpaca-thingy but then realised he did not look bright enough to master a keyboard. And now I'm stuck with addressing myself as "Barrie" when I prefer "Mr S". Wo' Evah! I was much taken with the line: "Wished I hadn't bothered sometimes." Unfortunately coupling couples break the First Law: "No conception without representation." Scroll on. Might you photoshop a sign on the Rama Llama Dingdong? "I'M NOT MARKSY." It will help the old folk.

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Ian Whiteley

Wed 2nd Oct 2013 19:17

thanks for the kind comments on 'dust' marksy - much appreciated mate
Ian

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John Coopey

Mon 30th Sep 2013 22:43

Thanks for commenting on "Cottage Sleaze", Simon. I'm rather proud that it evokes a certain odour!

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John Coopey

Wed 25th Sep 2013 21:41

Glad you enjoyed "I'm The Urbane Statesman", Marksy.

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Steve Higgins

Tue 24th Sep 2013 23:12

Ta for looking in on 'Some Love' Marksy. Been away for a month in France and thought I'd come back with a notebook full of poems. (I didn't) Actually wrote 'Some Love' during a lull at work!
All the best, Steve

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Dave Bradley

Sun 28th Jul 2013 08:02

Thanks Marksy, I like yours too. Your profile poem is a cracker.

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Ian Whiteley

Fri 12th Jul 2013 23:42

thanks for the comments on 'westgate run' marksy - the haze is the best of daze :-)

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Ste J Bee

Fri 5th Jul 2013 17:58

Cheers Marksy, I think I've got the 'grass is always greener syndrome'

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Ste J Bee

Thu 4th Jul 2013 21:29

Hi Marksy, thanks for reading the seagulls are watching, I can see your building up your blog entries, Just had a read of The template of my being, Just another load of shite and Dostoyevski's chicken. You are extremely good with words, when I look at my simple stuff, alongside your wordy attitudey stuff, well? what can I say? very inventive... I must try to write something a little more ballsy. Keep up the good verse.

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Steve Higgins

Fri 28th Jun 2013 22:13

Hi Marksy, Stratagems wasn't the right word. Its close but It'll do for now. All the best, Steve

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Simon Marks

Tue 25th Jun 2013 01:00

Cheers for the comments, folks. Living Life on the Ledge was put to music originally but I could only think of two chords to go with it. It wasn't very good, but my good friend Stollemeyer also suggested that, so will ponder on it.

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C Byrne

Mon 24th Jun 2013 19:16

Thanks for reading my stuff. Have you put "Living Life on the Ledge" to music?

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Steve Higgins

Mon 24th Jun 2013 17:22

Hi, ta for taking a look at Richard Burton. Just had a quick look at your sample poem; not many of us left that remember Peter Glaze. Best wishes, Steve

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Pete Slater

Tue 18th Jun 2013 12:18

Hya Marksy
Thanks for reading "RIB CAGE PRISON" Hope you enjoyed it and thanks for the comment. It was inspired by a comment made by a fellow poet, Ged Thompson on another poem of mine he described as a rib cage poem.
Cheers
Pete A "Rib cage poet"
Just read Living Life on the Ledge(bordering on mutual appreciation)glad I did, it made me laugh out loud.......and think.

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Ian Whiteley

Sun 9th Jun 2013 20:08

also thanks for the observation on 'I wish I had a harley' age cannot be avoided mate - it's how you cope with it that counts :-)

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Ian Whiteley

Sun 9th Jun 2013 20:06

thanks for commenting on 'domestosterone' Marksy - trust me, it would need to be a very big duck in our house ;-)

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John Coopey

Sat 8th Jun 2013 19:49

Glad you enjoyed North Yorkshire Moors Railway, Simon.

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John Coopey

Mon 3rd Jun 2013 22:59

Glad you enjoyed, "Your First Hut Is The Cheapest", Simon. Sheds seem to be a rich vein for me (I think it's an age thing) although this was the first one on which I've inflicted one of my many parodies.

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Ste J Bee

Wed 29th May 2013 20:39

Thanks for you comment on 'This Dog' Marksy, a fellow bass player I see.
Just read The Misfits, the section, we're northerners, put me in mind of the Black Knight in Monty Pythons Holy grail, Brilliant, well written Marksy

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Simon Marks

Sat 25th May 2013 11:42

Cheers for the welcome Ann and the comments Tim. Misfits was actually a song originally, funny enough, so it has been performed many years ago.
Would do performances but work nights at the moment. Maybe some day...

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Tim Ellis

Fri 24th May 2013 22:33

Thanks for your comments Simon. I like your Misfits poem. I reckon it's something that would work well in performance.

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Ann Foxglove

Fri 24th May 2013 17:09

Hi Marksy - a very warm welcome to WOL - good to see you blogging! Hope you are enjoying the site :)

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