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West Coast Richard

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West Coast Richard

Discovered a new friend, he lives in B.C.
Nicknamed him West Coast Richard
Most days he's up at the crack of dawn
Like me, but he shaves off his whiskers

His poetry's creative, exceptional bar none
He's just about to publish a book
Wish him luck he's certainly gonna need it
Watch for it at your local book nook

Sometimes friends just happen on the scene
Unexpectedly enriching our lives
Richard most definitely is one of those souls
Like me he's enjoying the ride

Strange how friendships suddenly develop
Without prior notice or warning
A sincere young fellow without an agenda
Wakes up with a smile each morning

Without getting sloppy or overly verbose
I'll end this with a wish that you all
Find a good friend like West Coast Richard
Enjoy life and just have a ball!

© Jack Ellison 2012

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  1. Date: 11/19/2012 1:49:00 PM

    Isn't it nice to know that with the internet we can find so many friends every where? It's very encouraging!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/20/2012 2:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    And you are one of the sweetest my dear Carol! Big big hugs, Jack xox
  1. Date: 11/19/2012 10:50:00 AM

    Jack, you are a great friend too, and of course Richard is an awesome one as well! I don't know either one of you that well but would love to get to know you all better! Your poetry is very delightful Jack, I love reading it in the mornings as you are a morning person! I can always judge when poetry is written by when your posts are placed, you are a very consistent person, I love that! You bring a smile to me each and every morning my friend! What a fantastic poem this one is, Great Work!!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/19/2012 11:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I singled out Richard but I have so many great new friends here on P-Soup including you, my friend! Thanks for your always kind words in review of my poetry! I can't thank you enough... your kind words always brighten up my day Best wishes, Jack!
  1. Date: 11/19/2012 7:41:00 AM

    Starting off my day with a smile because of you my friend. You just made my day Jack.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/19/2012 7:58:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Keep on a-smilin' my friend... it's good for the soul! Happy thoughts, Jack
  1. Date: 11/19/2012 7:21:00 AM

    Glad you are with us at P-Soup, Jack - Great written to a good friend. Have a week full of smiles, laughter and friends .... - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/19/2012 7:25:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I won't keep all those smiles to myself, Anne-Lise... sending you a great big bunch too! Love and happy thoughts, Jack xoxoxoxox
  1. Date: 11/19/2012 6:35:00 AM

    a lovely tribute to your friend, Richard. Happy Thanksgiving! hugs, Catie :)

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/19/2012 7:15:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Right back at ya Cathie... although up here in the frozen north, we've already had ours! Love and happy thoughts, Jack xox
  1. Date: 11/19/2012 6:02:00 AM

    Yeyy, Richard. I am glad for you - I agree with you, Jack. He is a good friend. Love ya, Toquyen

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/19/2012 7:13:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Poetry Soup: Great way to find new friends... like you Toquyen! Love and big hugs, Jack