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BVI

2018-07-01
Your descriptions are bang on Larry. We, the privileged by reason of colour and the serendipity of geography “pretending to be blind” “drinking gin and tonics as they did in Burma”.
The warlords who created the enslavement of half the world are roaming it once more and our Armageddon will come....


Mutually Assured Destruction

2018-04-19
Whew! This is one high speed breakneck paced poem.powerful imagery that is used deftly with a fine hand throughout the piece. Well written and hopefully no from an experiential point of view.


Kathmandu

2018-04-06
Bibek you’ve taken me there both in a geographic as well as a dramatic sense with this poem. Your attention to ghazal format works wonderfully in this and adds a sense of exotic. Great work!


The Best Of What’s Left

2018-04-05
Another gem, Dave! You’ve got a truly singular style! Bravo!


Ecclesiastical Quatrain

2018-04-05
Well written, Tom. I needed a smile to start this day and you provided it. thanks!


Aging

2018-04-05
Life! Don’t you just love it? It is a one way trip without u turns though. I found myself smiling as I read this. You’ve encapsulated the process very succinctly. Your last three lines are the crux of the matter Well done shells.


March Moods

2018-04-02
Wonderful imagery! March really has nothing to offer other than April.


You Say Love

2018-04-01
Great atmosphere and imagery!


Time Clock

2018-03-29
Nicely written. I especially like the lines “Each hour is forsaking
to the unknown streets“.


Six Psalms

2018-03-26
Magnificent intimate prayers to a loving caring God from a generous poet becoming a Velveteen Rabbit.


Early Morning (April 2011)

2018-03-26
Poets and dreams are inseparable! Very cleverly written.


Bits of Life

2018-03-23
I love your economy of words in this. I agree completely with the theme and message.


MY PET HATE!

2018-03-22
Hear Hear! And the arch demon of them all... Mr. Trump!


Mirrors In Versailles

2018-03-22
Thanks for my morning smile, Dave. Love your fertile imagination!


The Relic

2018-03-22
Brilliant use of unusual metaphor and a searing theme as well.


The Storm

2018-03-22
Nature in rampage is unstoppable and cyclical as you so descriptively write. To cower and wait is humanities destiny only or intellect allows us the refuge of knowing it will pass. Well written.


The Storm

2018-03-22
Nature in rampage is unstoppable and cyclical as you so descriptively write. To cower and wait is humanities destiny only or intellect allows us the refuge of knowing it will pass. Well written.


Sometimes

2018-03-21
This walks in such lovely intimacy.


The quietness of You

2018-03-21
A very pleasant introspection. Connected through the most mundane and well as the ethereal. Well written!


LIFE - OUT OF THE LINE! (ADDISHANS) (WW1)

2018-03-21
It must have been just as you’ve written Ken. Days of boredom and orchestrated “fun” amid moments of stark raving terror!


Two Clocks

2018-03-21
Nicely done, Dave! Your imagery never fails to impress!


Singing

2018-03-08
What a lovely lyric. It cry’s out for a melody!


None of Us

2018-03-08
Well written!


Good Captain O’Hennessy

2018-03-08
This reads like a lyric from Gilbert & Sullivan’s Pinfore ! Love it!


SILANCE AND BLINDESS! (With Thanks to Thomas DeFreitas Work 'SILANCE')

2018-02-18
Ken this is definitely ying to Thomas’ yang! Wow!


Silence

2018-02-18
Restorative...absolutely! From fond experience.


INSPIREING OTHERS!

2018-02-18
BINGO!


FOLK SINGERS AND POETS!

2018-02-18
Absolutely Ken. Troubadours with the pen!


For My Astronomer

2018-02-17
Beautiful, Ashe. Simply elegantly, beautiful.


Two Valentine Poems

2018-02-16
Two unique valentines . The last recalls a saying. “all of life’s plans are written in the sand at low tide”


Your Name

2018-02-16
Lovely Thomas. A Valentine in the best sense.


Wonder

2018-02-12
Well written.


Both Sides Of Our Track

2018-02-10
This is so reminiscent of Gordon Lightfoot! Great stuff, Dave!


Why?

2018-02-10
sometimes caution and reticence are appropriate. Nicely written Ashe.


Unwelcome Heat

2018-02-08
Read not red!Damn I hate auto correct!☹️


Unwelcome Heat

2018-02-08
Great red Dave. Somehow one can always warm up when cold but being comfortable in soggy heat is always a challenge.


Coffee Hits

2018-02-06
Yep! Great rhyming and wonderful whimsy. Dave, you made me chuckle once again.


A Rouse for Roethke

2018-02-05
Wonderful ode to a brilliant poet.


Credo

2018-02-03
The most inclusive Credo I’ve ever read.


Phallacious

2018-02-03
I needed a chuckle today and you provided it in spades!


the mocha girl

2018-02-02
Clear, concise and wonderfully descriptive. But also very impacting.


Siberian Tigers and Good Suburban Mice

2018-02-01
Great whimsy and love the free association. Your phrase skills are a wonder!


Quietus

2018-01-30
Very deftly composed. The loss of a treasured parent is wrenching. You’ve conveyed that superbly. Bravo!


Singing For Wales

2018-01-30
Wonderful. Thoroughly enjoyable and I love the the last two lines!


Vesperal

2018-01-27
Thoroughly enjoyed this wander in your consciousness, Thomas!


Shadows

2018-01-23
Daughters grow to women and break a fathers heart. But if you’ve done your job well enough (and I’m sure you have) they return as women seeking what they left behind.


January

2018-01-23
The pervasive sadness of January. You’ve caught it well.


Mirror Man

2018-01-23
Something to meditate on!


It's A Beautiful Day

2018-01-23
Beautiful ode to winter. My favourite season!


Bearings and Seals

2018-01-21
Wow that a magnificent spring board from “bearings and seals” wonderful imagination, Jim. I could feel the tension and the fatalism. Love it!