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Below is the poem entitled Soup Mail which was written by poet Debbie Duncan. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Soup Mail

What can I say
I don't receive it everyday 
Though I never check it 
But once a year 

So how would I know 
 If It was really there 

Just like on face book as well
I never check my messages 
Which irks my daughter to no end

Though I truly must confess
This is also the way of my house
As I watch the messages scroll

 And I wonder should I answer it 
By the time I figure out if I should 
That number is surely gone from sight 
 
It is no big thing to me though 

My older sister used to go crazy
She would say how am I suppose
To get a hold of you in an emergence

I'd say because I hear the message    

I most always keep the ringer off
Then I had the see through phone
So I just watched the lights go off 

Maybe I will check my soup-mail 
more often then not 



I wrote this last night because I checked my soup-mail and seen there was 5 messages ;}
9/ 24- 25/ 12;30am    2012

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  1. Date: 6/26/2013 5:48:00 PM

    I took your advice Debbie and came and read this, I had the same thing when I came in the soup. I try and check more often nowadays, I like the message and humour in this write. I'm same with cell phone at switched off most of the time. Take care, Richard

  1. Date: 12/2/2012 6:13:00 AM

    Debbie, thanks for bringing this to my attention...I enjoyed reading it..I got a chuckle..I don't answer my cell phone very much..The home phone I do..I don't look at FaceBook very much either so I understand..We have our priorities..I will just send you a note on a comment if I write you a soup mail..Sara

    Kendrick Avatar Sara Kendrick Date: 12/2/2012 6:14:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Great work about the topic..Sara
  1. Date: 10/7/2012 7:56:00 PM

    ....*.* Ps., "Happy Holidays, 'Sweet Beautiful Debbie.'" *.*....

  1. Date: 10/7/2012 7:47:00 PM

    *.* You Know One Thing Amongst Many Which I Admire & Love About Your Lovely Beauty, My Dear Sweet Beautiful & Precious Debbie ˜ There Most Always Seems A Sense Of Depthfuls Heart Within Your Poetry & Words ˜ I Too Do Not Venture Into The MailsBox Very Often ? Figuring I'm Just A Passenger Along For The Ride Anyway So Why Not Enjoy The Sights More Or Less Alongst The Way, You Know ˜ What Shall Be Shall Be & You, Are Absolutely Beautiful ˜ Smile, Part Of Not Missing The Views ˜ My Love, Tris *

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 10:37:00 PM

    Hi! I just sent my comment to your soup mail. Cynthia

  1. Date: 10/5/2012 12:18:00 PM

    I am guilty of exactly the same things. My reason is l just don't have time. Now there is all this technology and no time to enjoy it. I did take time to enjoy your poem. That's a must in my world. Nice to meet you. Mahalo for your comment.

  1. Date: 10/4/2012 8:32:00 AM

    They should comment soup mail

  1. Date: 10/4/2012 7:37:00 AM

    Debbie : The same thing happened to me. today. I didn't check it. It j7st poped up. There it was. I had soupmails from people tha I never expected. Now they have changed things here in the Soup. I'll be checking it more often noew. Have a great day. Lucy

  1. Date: 10/3/2012 11:53:00 PM

    Ah..lovely Debbie your are so cute ..your soup mail delight my day...thank you so much for this great share my dearest one <3<3<3 SK

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 10:16:00 PM

    Ha ha, Debbie..I have almost an aversion to telephones too... cell phones, especially. if I don't have to answer it right then, I'll get it later...I'm terrible. Enjoyed reading your very interesting and well written poem tonight, and thanks for the kind comment. Always, Annalise

  1. Date: 9/29/2012 11:25:00 PM

    You sound a lot like me - I do not answer the phone unless it is someone I know.

  1. Date: 9/29/2012 10:36:00 PM

    sometimes id like to be far away from society, but then id be remiss, dodging family ties, just a part of this..... but family cant be denied:)

  1. Date: 9/29/2012 10:18:00 PM

    so true,check mine once a week,nice write Debbie

  1. Date: 9/29/2012 7:14:00 PM

    I very seldom get soup mail...but when I do, Poetrysoup sends me an email to let me know. As for messages on FB...I always answer them promptly. Mostly it's family with a private message. I like your poem. ps: I turn my ringer off my phone quite often...lol

  1. Date: 9/29/2012 11:19:00 AM

    I check mine when I remember but at my age (77) it's definitely hit and miss! LOL Love ya... Jack xox

  1. Date: 9/27/2012 8:06:00 PM

    No Debbie, I didn't find anything funny about you not answering your soup mail. I think it shows al lack of consideration on your part. Please know I am soooo yanking your chain here. The best of us get caught off guard sometimes. You have a blessed day. :)

  1. Date: 9/27/2012 5:33:00 PM

    I check mine every day without fail. Otherwise, you can miss some GOOD Stuff!!!

  1. Date: 9/27/2012 5:20:00 PM

    oops guess I'd best be checkin' mine. Thanks for the reminder.... I guess it's been at least 6 months.

  1. Date: 9/27/2012 2:27:00 PM

    Must wait long for an answer ...... (?) You are at least honest .... lol .... well done Debbie. - oxox love Anne-Lise :)

  1. Date: 9/27/2012 6:13:00 AM

    This is how you know you have soup mail Debbie. Soup mail.

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