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Manish Singh Rajput
Thu 5th Jan 2023 13:14
Thanks for welcoming me to Wol. Appreciate it.
Comment is about Graham Sherwood (poet profile)
Original item by Graham Sherwood
Tue 3rd Jan 2023 10:35
Just came back to comment on your recent poem - but it's vanished... It was touching, anyway.
Wed 24th Aug 2022 11:06
Thank you Graham for your comment on "I saw you standing there" 🙂
Sat 4th Jun 2022 22:02
thank you for your lovely words on my poem Graham!! its so encouraging!! 😊
Thu 21st Apr 2022 09:29
Thanks Graham re "A turning look"
Sun 23rd Jan 2022 22:49
Our cops have become targets
shot and killed every day
it's become routine-
the breakdown of our country
Sat 1st Jan 2022 16:47
IF you wish to post a comment
you must first dig a hole
then plant the Post and fill in with cement.
After it dries, the Post will be there for a good 30 years.
(My habit is writing. The only good habit I have.)
Sun 12th Dec 2021 12:27
I assume you are a "Leftie"
Sat 27th Nov 2021 22:18
I live not far from Warmington, which is the setting for this poem. I live in a larger town only a few miles away. A delightful county second only to one of its neighbours.
Thu 25th Nov 2021 15:56
Thank you Graham for your Thanksgiving Greeting.
It's not everyday you get a word of encouragement, much less from so far away.
It's a shame you don't have real turkey. It is delicious.
You should get one to raise. They are easy to keep
but quite dumb. I think you could keep one in your spare
bedroom or in the hallway of your "Flat", if that's what you
have. Don't all Englishmen have Flats?
I will think of you as I eat my Turkey today along with dressing
and cranberry sauce. But, I won't think of you too long,
I'm going for seconds and have to be fast! hahaha
Sat 6th Nov 2021 02:02
with 3 kids
there was no Change left.
A new ink blot test?
Fri 7th May 2021 04:03
No apologies necessary.
I have successfully duped you
into thinking I write
Something is further from the truth.
We just don't know what it is.
Wed 5th May 2021 03:21
by the way, love your new photo on your blog.
Sat 20th Feb 2021 04:16
I admit I am late in responding, but life is always made of so many things, its often hard to come back to everything all at once.
I hope to connect and communicate with your group.
I am from India and unlike all of you maybe from a developing nation, trying to do what I love doing.
Looking forward to today's session.?
Mon 1st Feb 2021 11:35
Thank you Graham for your kind words,
and by the way,
how's your forest?
Mon 25th Jan 2021 03:49
The forgotten man.
Sat 16th Jan 2021 20:31
I was occupied with years of other things. I'm back here now to play.?
Sun 27th Dec 2020 10:52
thank you Graham-
(reduced now to a Roschart Blot.)
Fri 10th Apr 2020 13:29
how do you change the sillohuette
on my poem home page?
That outline looks stupid in my estimation.
I don't know where it came from
or how to change it.
Fri 10th Apr 2020 03:14
Well, if a poem is not "understandable"
what's the point?
Should we just write Riddles?
Sun 12th Jan 2020 12:10
got ya beat.
I have been a member of WOL
long in tooth
but not of poems.
Thu 14th Nov 2019 16:25
Thank you for your comment for the piece, "Hands of Ankh".
There is no translation, as the poem was inspired through a dream, in a language I do not know. Sorry.
Since that time, there is someone I know who believes it it Swahili!?
Wow, and translated a few lines, but didn't have time to translate it entirely.
Thank you for your support.
Love & Light.
Mon 4th Nov 2019 16:07
I love your page and poems ? I new here trying to reach out to others. ?
Sun 3rd Nov 2019 11:36
how often men remember
the first girl that caught their eye
so young so innocent
so lasting in the heart.
I see one person said it was good to have you back
even if you did not post anything.
Maybe that's the secret for us all.
The less we post the more we are admired.
Sat 2nd Nov 2019 12:16
how are things in the forest?
Wed 16th Oct 2019 23:49
Welcome back Graham. Without even posting anything you have increased Wol's quality. jeez
Wed 9th Oct 2019 17:31
Hi Graham, not at all - and thank you. Be great if it gets some traction, I do find it so interesting. Let's see what happens. Maybe you could kick us off ?
Thu 19th Sep 2019 15:28
Graham you got in touch when there was a problem on one of the sites.
I wonder if you could send some more advice or put me in touch with someone because I have lost my like button on last two new blogs sent.
Fri 30th Aug 2019 09:32
Appreciate the comment, Graham
Tue 13th Aug 2019 09:21
Graham - our young WOLer dk seems to have taken a liking to you....
Sun 21st Jul 2019 02:47
My poetry is
the silent killer.
Sat 20th Jul 2019 14:24
That was one excellent piece! Deep and steeped with symbolism, impeccable on so many levels! Loved it?
Sat 20th Jul 2019 14:22
see this morning's poem.
Wed 26th Jun 2019 11:28
"words are but pictures of our thoughts"
a great line...was it yours?
please increase font so old guys like myself can read it.
I had to squint real hard.
"some of my thoughts
should Not be put into words"---Po Wit
Tue 25th Jun 2019 18:50
is it YOU who writes the intros for poem of the week?
if so, I would like to say they are outstanding.
some of the best writing is in those reviews.
If you are not writing them,
shame on you!
Sat 11th May 2019 03:13
can't believe the great Graham Sherwood would read my poem.
thank you so much. I consider it an honor.
by the way, wasn't there a forest named after you?
Sat 20th Apr 2019 19:12
Thank you for such constructive criticism which I appreciate enormously. I make no distinction between people of faith and no faith. My problem, for the want of a better word, is not with God, but with the Institution of the Church which is manifestly corrupt and not worthy to represent Christ for whom it should be his representative on earth. For this reason I no longer attend church, yet thankfully this impasse has not damaged my personal faith.
I wrote this poem as someone who has lived for many years abroad. On my return I could make a clear comparison between the country I left to the one I now find. People are being knifed nightly on our city streets, which is an example of violence. Second the appearance of hampers in Supermarkets inviting customers to donate food to the local food bank. This was unheard of. Yet the Government proudly declare that we are the sixth strongest economy on the planet. My last example, as an ex serviceman, is to see fellow ex service men living rough on the street, sleeping in shop door ways with mental health issues. Something is seriously wrong here.
My perspective is therefore somewhat different to most people who have witnessed these gradual changes.
I don´t write out of a sense of judgement but out of indignation, not as a Christian but as a fellow human being. The Church can go and hang. Recently my local parish church put out an appeal for 10,000 quid for the restoration of its bell tower, but what about Private James Bladdon down the road sleeping rough with a bottle of vodka concealed in a brown paper bag.?
My poetry often focuses on social and moral issues. I endeavour not to offend rather to highlight the plight of the less fortunate.
Thank you for taking the time to read and comment on my article. This I do appreciate.
Kindest of Regards
<Deleted User> (6895)
Mon 4th Feb 2019 13:25
Graham, what's happened to all of your poems mate?
we're glad to see you back on!
<Deleted User> (18980)
Fri 1st Feb 2019 22:51
Welcome back Graham. Without even posting anything you have increased Wol's quality.
Fri 1st Feb 2019 21:31
Good to see you back, Graham!
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