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Philipos

Mon 17th Feb 2020 19:05

Don - Merseyside - many thanks for the kind remarks. P. 👍

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Philipos

Mon 17th Feb 2020 19:05

Don - Merseyside - many thanks for the kind remarks. P. 👍

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Philipos

Sat 15th Feb 2020 23:56

Thank you Don for comments on Squeaky shoes. P. 👍

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Philipos

Fri 14th Feb 2020 18:28

Don - nothing more exciting than having your new shoes being delivered by Shoe Zone. And, I was very excited to hear that you were excited to hear about it. It was so exciting in fact I drowsed off in the chair with the excitement of it.

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M.C. Newberry

Sun 26th Jan 2020 16:32

Hello Don - am I right in recalling you mentioning Adelaide as your
part of the world? I've just been watching the cycle race Tour Down
Under on Freesport TV here in the UK - featuring the countryside
around Adelaide. A big event in a big country, given big attention.
AND won by a certain big name: Richie Porte. Hurrah!

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Philipos

Sun 26th Jan 2020 09:04

Don Wisps. Thanks for the comments. Blessings. P.

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Philipos

Mon 20th Jan 2020 18:58

Don - Droplets - thanks for the comment. Much obliged. P 👍

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Jasmine

Sat 4th Jan 2020 03:40

Thank you Don. Your rhymes are good. Poems are hilarious still have deep meaning. To know you is difficult through your work. Like an ocean deep, your words have hidden mysteries. Yet, there is a drive to explore and discover those mysterious zones.

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Philipos

Fri 3rd Jan 2020 23:13

Don you might have read your version of it somewhere, but I specifically recall having seen the expression phrased as: A Picture Saves a thousand words. In other words, both of us could be right if there are 2 contexts. But thanx. Will check out the phrase elsewhere and if different to what I have just said will return to the arena. P.

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Philipos

Fri 27th Dec 2019 23:54

Don - I left a screed under my Seasonal Vegetables poem. Thanks a lot for the detailed reply. P.

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Ruth O'Reilly

Tue 24th Dec 2019 10:22

Wishing you very Happy Christmas Don, Stay cool, Keep safe!

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Tommy Carroll

Mon 23rd Dec 2019 16:20

Cheers Don
for your comment on
"thinking sideways"
Tommy

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Philipos

Mon 23rd Dec 2019 09:01

The Electric Chair - Thanks for looking in Don - no - not the neckline of the pretty dental nurse - the poem of course - mind you …. 👍

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Philipos

Sat 21st Dec 2019 22:21

Don - Eats - thankee. P. 👍

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d.knape

Tue 17th Dec 2019 03:36

not quite sure what you meant Don
but no problem
I write
you write
write or wrong!

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Tom

Mon 16th Dec 2019 10:16

Just wanted to say thanks for all the comments and likes Don! Hope you're good.

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poemagraphic

Tue 3rd Dec 2019 22:41

Hi Don

You don't see what has been on our TV the last few weeks

Sometimes, some times we reach the mainstream news, most of the time, thankfully we don't.

It's why I come here to write, and more importantly read and ride the roller coaster of life.

Po

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Philipos

Wed 20th Nov 2019 21:36

Don - re Junk Mail - the big difference with your system and ours is that we have to provide an A4 page and envelope - requesting opt out (back through the postal system) every 2 years. With 41,000 residential homes (not including business premises) occupied, in my area alone we are talking big numbers of felled trees nationally over a single generational lifetime - and that is before we even get to the question of the junk mail itself. I know of no other country that does this in the English speaking world - and where the post office ignores the householders request in writing (usually a sign) on the door. It is a total farce - even 3rd world countries are showing better recycling ummph than ours. Makes me so cross. 😡

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poemagraphic

Tue 19th Nov 2019 22:09

The mighty Don wrote...
... "I bend my gramma, spell rong
Don't care if given shit
I am a happi little poet
Will keep on with it

So there...."


GO THE MIGHTY DON!

How is the weather BTW? It's below 0 here Brrrrrrrrrr!!

Po

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Philipos

Fri 25th Oct 2019 09:23

Hi Don - Brewing Up. Certainly is politics and driving us absolutely potty with the different takes of MP input and delay. Politicians all seemed to have reached a new level of public disapproval - and it will take them a very long time to regain their street cred if they ever will. But I for sure, am not the lone voice in the wilderness. P 😫

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Hazel

Thu 24th Oct 2019 19:32

Thanks for the comment Don (Love Me) It was written lying in hospital bed after a hip operation

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d.knape

Thu 24th Oct 2019 11:30

never mentioned Coin.

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Philipos

Thu 24th Oct 2019 09:14

Don - Mist - thanks muchly for the kind remarks - funny isn't it how sometimes poems just write themselves from stored memory. Obliged. P. 😎

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d.knape

Tue 22nd Oct 2019 23:15

have you ever seen a Tasmanian Tiger?
there are rumors they are still around.
and that YOU have one.

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d.knape

Tue 22nd Oct 2019 23:08

it's poetry.....sorta.

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Fred Nicholson

Fri 18th Oct 2019 19:22

Hi Don,
In your biography you note 4 people that influence you.
Comparable messengers have influenced me also.
I listen, hear and act upon the wisdom,
of those in the know.
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d.knape

Wed 16th Oct 2019 00:24

There is poetry
in children's art
and those who receive
always support
No mystery
right from the start
their creating comes
straight from their heart.
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Isobel

Tue 15th Oct 2019 16:59

Hello Don. Thank you for commenting on my poem.
I think we're all developing all the time as poets. I cringe at my early stuff but it was all part of a process or an ascent, to use your analogy - though I'm not sure I'll ever make it to where I'd like to be.
I used to live in Ausyralia. It's a beautiful country. You'll have to open an open mic night there! If you don't already go to one!

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Fred Nicholson

Sun 13th Oct 2019 02:45

I thank you for hearing me Don.
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d.knape

Fri 11th Oct 2019 22:06

I try to have one good thought a day.
sometimes it's difficult!
😁

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Fred Nicholson

Thu 10th Oct 2019 21:29

Don, I agree with you and thanks for commenting on my work, 'Color Matters'.

We rely on mind and the 5 senses to determine our actions. History repeats itself. It may be time to try another way.

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Philipos

Thu 10th Oct 2019 19:08

Ah but Don - did you not know that UK frogs put a front flipper to their mouth when they burp and say excuse me in the politest and froggiest of fashion - I bet Thalia didn't know about that either, and Matilda just wants to waltz the night away. 😕

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d.knape

Tue 8th Oct 2019 02:59

if the light did not come on
and it occurs again
get a new light bulb
things are looking dim
the question unanswered
is it the bulb or him
that's losing his brightness
either way it's a no win!

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d.knape

Sat 5th Oct 2019 10:31

what is a "Skippy"?

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d.knape

Thu 3rd Oct 2019 10:30

Big toes are firm
hold feet to ground
but big people should not
shove other people around.

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Philipos

Mon 30th Sep 2019 18:45

Don, re my latest beef about junk mail. Is that something you get troubled with in Oz? Woz just wondering. Might check it out with some of my family members living out in your neck of the woods as well. Cheers. P.

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d.knape

Sat 28th Sep 2019 11:51

thanks Don
for commenting on
"Hearts As Good As Hers"
a sad story
but true
a gentle heart afflicted.

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d.knape

Fri 27th Sep 2019 04:44

thanks Don.
You always Respond In Kind!
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d.knape

Thu 26th Sep 2019 03:38

say nothing at all....

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d.knape

Tue 24th Sep 2019 17:16

New ideas
can't penetrate
way past my prime
can't concentrate
Acquiring age
we'd rather wait
in the meantime
degenerate.

😃
haha

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Tommy Carroll

Mon 23rd Sep 2019 18:04

re "The Wild Woods"

Keith, shaken but not... never mind 😉

Don, %depends 😏

Ruth, Campari is but a delight 🤔😛

Tommy

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Ankita Srivastava

Mon 23rd Sep 2019 04:06

Thanks Don.
For stopping by and reading my poetry.

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Joe Williams

Sun 22nd Sep 2019 11:45

Haha, probably drunk I should think 😀

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Joe Williams

Sat 21st Sep 2019 13:24

Cheers Don, making people think is always good!

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d.knape

Sat 21st Sep 2019 10:44

Ride it out Don or.....
find another road.
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d.knape

Sat 21st Sep 2019 03:33

you are not a Cow
you are a Bull.

(the poem was Bull also.) wink.

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d.knape

Sat 21st Sep 2019 03:29

i liked your little typewriter poem
type on!

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d.knape

Sat 14th Sep 2019 11:09

when you say Barbies
are you talking about the Doll?
(just kidding)
hahaha

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d.knape

Tue 10th Sep 2019 03:39

have you written your first free verse poem yet?

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Nigel Astell

Mon 9th Sep 2019 15:02

Thanks Don

Sliding on the blog
is so much fun
so many different comments
so much fun.

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