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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.

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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.
πŸ˜ƒ

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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. πŸ˜•

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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!
πŸ˜ƒ

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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.

πŸ˜ƒ
haha

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Tommy Carroll

Mon 23rd Sep 2019 18:04

re "The Wild Woods"

Keith, shaken but not... never mind πŸ˜‰

Don, %depends 😏

Ruth, Campari is but a delight πŸ€”πŸ˜›

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 πŸ˜€

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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.
πŸ˜ƒ

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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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d.knape

Sat 7th Sep 2019 14:17

consider-
writing a poem without rhyme
put some thought into it
put your self into it
give us the real you
see what happens
free yourself
with Free Verse.

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d.knape

Thu 5th Sep 2019 11:20

the poem was just about
how some people do not change,
live in the past
right down to the same clothes etc.

Woodstock is the little yellow bird in Charley Brown-
wink.

PEACE.

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d.knape

Sun 1st Sep 2019 10:03

No, you are not crazy
just of a different bent,
a life that is poetical
enjoy the Difference!

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Tommy Carroll

Sat 31st Aug 2019 11:25

Ref who cares, anyway?
by Chrystel Roberts

ps. I think that I may have missed some of the finer points made by Don, Adam and Graham. Apologies if I have.

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d.knape

Sat 31st Aug 2019 03:33

not me.
i did not throw that bag of Cheetos.
whose side are you on?

do you have "Cheetos" in Oz?

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d.knape

Sat 31st Aug 2019 03:13

you are the only one who mentioned "Goed"
personally I thought that was the best part!
hahaha

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Chrystel Roberts

Fri 30th Aug 2019 09:21

Weird interpretation, Don? lol

Someone I know, once said: As long as we allow convention to govern us we will never make progress!

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Chrystel Roberts

Fri 30th Aug 2019 00:48

Ha ha Poet Don!

Kinda expected you to say that, too!

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Chrystel Roberts

Thu 29th Aug 2019 15:28

Thanks Don,

thought some silliness would brighten up an otherwise boring Thursday afternoon :)

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Angel whisperer indigo child x

Thu 29th Aug 2019 13:20

funny guy
weird and funny
right up my street x

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Chrystel Roberts

Thu 29th Aug 2019 12:03

Thank you, Don.

There are days when melancholy takes over!

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Chrystel Roberts

Wed 28th Aug 2019 06:03

Special with regard to the stranger; sad when you realize that those on whom you had thought you could rely in a time of need, are nowhere in sight!

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Chrystel Roberts

Tue 27th Aug 2019 06:05

As always, you've put a smile on my face!

Thank you

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d.knape

Tue 27th Aug 2019 03:07

thanks for reading and commenting on the poem
White Horses in a Darkened Field
i knda liked it myself.

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Chrystel Roberts

Mon 26th Aug 2019 08:22

Good morning Don,

Not only is my name often mis-spelt, I have the added burden of seeing it shortened to β€˜Chris'...such is life!

Enjoy your week

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Philipos

Sun 25th Aug 2019 00:14

Don curtains - obliged for the comments. Cheers P. ?

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