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On My Soapbox

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On My Soapbox



Though my eyes are sleepy and it's very late There's always one more thought to convey Of love and peace and harmony in the world A wish for world peace every day Of love and friendship from country to country A world without territorial obsession Each and every human is a product of evolution Ridiculous we've never learned that lesson I'm not the first and I surely won't be the last To express this frustration with things A product of untold years of confrontation And the terrible consequences it brings My soap box is getting so battered and worn I'll keep trying though from where I stand To do what I can though it's small in nature To get everybody to walk hand in hand A bigger stage would certainly be welcome That's highly unlikely in this state It seems so simple but so utterly complex Someone must step up to the plate © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 10/24/2013 11:45:00 AM
    I'd let you borrow mine Jack but I spend a lot of time on it! ;) Very nice lol!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/24/2013 12:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you dear friend... I probably won't see it but you younger people still have a chance to experience a better world! Thanks for your words my friend xoxoxox
  1. Date: 10/20/2013 8:42:00 AM
    Very well written Jack, I love it.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/20/2013 8:47:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Phew! Thank you sweetie... huggs xoxox
  1. Date: 10/19/2013 3:37:00 AM
    An apostle of peace and love! That is so wonderful my friend! I am so proud of you! A standing ovation you deserve! May the world listen to your call for I have been screaming since the 1980's with my "PEAN TO PEACE", WE ARE BROTHERS" and a hundred more on the subject! GOD BLESS YOU AND MAY GOD MAKE YOUR SOAP LAST FOR ANOTHER AGE OF YOURS! A huge 7 and my friendship, if that worth something!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/19/2013 5:40:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I am deeply honoured my good friend! I don't know what to say, you leave me speechless! This, coming from a man with your background, means so much, Demetrios! I can't thank you enough!!! Once again, you honour me!
  1. Date: 10/18/2013 10:38:00 AM
    HEAR! HEAR! A masterful piece, Jack! Early in the morning or late at night, neither affects your astute writing abilities nor your insightfulness, my friend! A wonderful write :) xox

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/18/2013 12:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you my dear Miss Wattle! You sure know how to make a guy feel good... thank you again! xoxox
  1. Date: 10/18/2013 9:07:00 AM
    Wow Poppa Jack! We got an email notice to read your poems! Dragons's sooo excited and the penguins are twittering away and bouncing around... You're spreading out and expanding your soap box for gooodness... Dragon's afraid you'll forget us when when you become a star... I told him you are his star already... We may get commented last... but you haven't forgotten us yet... You're rising on all the lists here at PS... We'll keep cheering you on... Go! Jack! Go!... Dragon likes this cheerleading!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/18/2013 10:07:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I will never EVER forget youse guys!!! You'e been my faithful friends forever and I love ya's to bits! Big huggeroonies xoxoxox
  1. Date: 10/18/2013 8:11:00 AM
    Amen...Jack for president....but then you'd have to move again wouldn't ya....

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/18/2013 8:23:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    D'ya think I could be your prez and still love here... hmmm probably not! I'd probably run for U.S, president but I wouldn't want to move again upon being elected! Love and hugs xoxox
  1. Date: 10/18/2013 6:35:00 AM
    This is so insightful my friend, I really enjoyed reading this incredible write this morning Jack! What a delightful poem, such a tremendous piece, Great Work!!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 10/18/2013 6:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Whatta dreamer eh!