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Soup Mail

aka “Tall Poppy Syndrome”

In there your shadow
that is challenged to please you,
ghostly promises
from one whom forsaken life
and will not rest till you do.

© Harry J Horsman 2013         

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  1. Date: 2/16/2013 8:31:00 AM
    I am absolutely clueless to what this means. I wish I knew what this write was all about. Your work is always so tender and sweet. I don't get it. Wish like some of the others I'd get a soup mail of explanation. Hope you're doing well!

  1. Date: 2/15/2013 8:35:00 AM
    very amazing write dear Harry..i am stoping to read some of your brilliant works..awesome.. and would like to say my thank you for every supports appreciate is so very much <3 <3 <3 luv and hugs!!! Sk

  1. Date: 2/14/2013 6:01:00 AM
    an interesting write, with an intriguing title....however after further research my curiousity has been satisfied...thanks for sharing ....

  1. Date: 2/13/2013 4:34:00 PM
    Really wonderful truth. Loved always, bl

  1. Date: 2/13/2013 3:37:00 PM
    You will have to send me a soup mail to help me understand this one. You have peeked my intrest!

  1. Date: 2/13/2013 7:45:00 AM
    intrigueing piece, Harry

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 8:20:00 AM
    Harry the chasers don't give up...David

  1. Date: 2/12/2013 5:04:00 AM
    An awesome verse my dear friend, Harry! I love it and I enjoyed reading it! Thank you so much for sharing! love/hugs, Leonora

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 6:07:00 PM
    Interesting, contemplative work. It's crazy--all the deceptions and lies---when will we ever rest from it? So how will it end? Keep up the amazing work. Always, Laura

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 5:07:00 PM
    Another winner.....interesting.....

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 4:54:00 PM
    Harry, from reading comments below, I can guess the meaning of this one. Very mysterious for me. I'd sure enjoy getting a soupmail from you to explain what inspired this one. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 1:16:00 PM
    Hi harry like the new avatar, nice to see you close up... not sure of the interpretation but I would go with Chris on this one xx

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 1:07:00 PM
    WOW! I don't know how to feel. it's a lil haunting and beautiful at the same time. that makes it perfect poetry. hello there nice to meet you.

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 12:11:00 PM
    Hi Harry like this, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 9:18:00 AM
    Interesting lines that you have written..Enjoyed reading ..Don't have a clue to the interpertation though..Sara

    horsman Avatar harry horsman
    Date: 2/11/2013 9:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    it's all to do with mind control and manipulation Sara...
  1. Date: 2/11/2013 9:14:00 AM
    The dark side of social media and people. Unsettling. Have you ever read The Gossips by Theodore Roethke. It is very good.

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 8:35:00 AM
    Intriguing free verse, Harry. Especially including "Tall Poppy Syndrome" with the title of: Soup Mail. As I understand it, Tall Poppy Syndrome isn't always defined as a defamation of character, a slander through envy, but can also symbolize the underdog or darkhorse. If this poem was inspired by the usual wankerism, try not to pay it too much heed.

  1. Date: 2/11/2013 8:02:00 AM
    I like the words ghostly and a mystical touch to the poem..nice