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Jack Ellison is a retired graphic designer whose interests and hobbies have varied greatly over the years.

At different times in his life...

• he has designed and marketed board games

• played banjo in a successful folk group

• drawn approximately 1,200 portraits of famous people including 5 U.S. Presidents and had them autographed through the mail

• has played chess worldwide over the internet (usually 30 to 40 games simultaneously)

• is currently the layout artist and publisher of a quarterly community newsletter

• now an enthusiastic and aspiring poet


Blog Posted:11/26/2012 8:23:00 AM
Just a few words of appreciation for all the kind comments I've received since joining the Soup in early August! They make my day every day! First thing on my mind when I wake each morning is excitement and anticipation for another day with all my friends here! You are all VERY VERY SPECIAL to this old geezer! To all, love and happy thoughts! Jack 
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  1. Date: 10/17/2013 8:52:00 PM
    Welcome to poetry soup. The group has become richer after your entry. I read one of your poems and admire your style. You are a man with a variety of talents. I for one has much to learn from you.

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  1. Date: 8/6/2013 11:15:00 AM
    Old Geezer???? Shame on you for saying that. Adorable gentleman...accomplished too! What a sweet picture of you two! :) I'm smiling.....HUGS! :)

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  1. Date: 7/30/2013 2:48:00 PM
    Jack, I just found out you have a blog... This is so cool... But then so are you for putting up with me. Love your poetry...

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  1. Date: 11/26/2012 8:01:00 PM
    Love your sense of humor..we need more of that in our lives! BG

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    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/29/2012 1:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Stay tuned, Miss Barbara... nothing much else comes out of this old noggin! Love and hugs, Jack xox
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 5:56:00 PM
    Oops! Im not visiting your poems! : ) Ok....Im going...Im going....

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    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/26/2012 7:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

  1. Date: 11/26/2012 2:13:00 PM
    I'm pretty sure I have seen some of your poems and as I recall, I really liked them, Jack! welcome to Soup if I didn't say it already!!

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    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/26/2012 3:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you dear Andrea! Keep smiling and stay happy... love and hugs, Jack
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 12:07:00 PM
    Jack, I find your poems hilarious, please keep me smiling.......Seren

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    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/26/2012 1:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I didn't post this blog to garner praise or kudos but thank you dear Seren! My main intent was to thank you all and let everyone know how I value each and everyone's friendship! I can't imagine a day without the Soup! Love and happy thoughts, Jack xox
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 9:04:00 AM
    back at you Jack I think you have put into words what we all think, keep writing ole geezer xx

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    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/26/2012 10:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You are the sweetest Miss Mandy! Hugs and much love! Jackeroonie xox
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 8:30:00 AM
    Jack you keep writing them just the way you do, I like them...David

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    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/26/2012 10:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you David, your encouraging words are much appreciated! Jack

My Past Blog Posts

Date Posted: 11/26/2012 8:23:00 AM
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10/8/2015 Poop In Our Dungarees Limerickhumorous,
10/8/2015 Happy Old Jack Limericksmile,
10/8/2015 The Jays Are Coming Limerickjoy,
10/7/2015 They Played On Their Ocarinas Limerickhumorous,
10/7/2015 Shake Rattle And Roll Limerickfun,
10/7/2015 Ain't Nuthin' Diviner Limericksweet,
10/6/2015 Still Got The Smarts Limerickage,humor,
10/6/2015 Nighttime Ballet Limerickhumorous,
10/6/2015 Made Love On A Chair Limerickcelebration,sweet,
10/5/2015 Feats Of Treachery Limerickfirework,
10/5/2015 The Devil's Motel Limerickjourney,
10/5/2015 A Healthy Old Hooter Limerickhappiness,
10/4/2015 Effeminate To A Degree Limerickhumorous,
10/4/2015 Familiar Old Sayings Limerickhumorous,
10/4/2015 Teeming With Cops Limerickhumorous,
10/3/2015 Loud Gaseous Emissions Limerickhumorous,
10/3/2015 The Short Strokes Limerickhumorous,
10/3/2015 His Wee Chummy Limerickhumorous,
10/2/2015 To Be Perfectly Frank Limerickhumorous,
10/2/2015 Towns Folks Are The Target Limerickcorruption,
10/2/2015 Brownish Flowers Limericksilly,
10/1/2015 Extreme Wickedness Limerickmystery,
10/1/2015 A Super Hero In Dress Limericksilly,
10/1/2015 Jack Is Late Limericksorry,
9/30/2015 Kenny's Retiring Limerickhumorous,
9/30/2015 Biting Our Dear Golden Limerickhumorous,
9/30/2015 Michael Me Man Limericktribute,
9/29/2015 Stealing From Jack The Master Limerickhumorous,
9/29/2015 For Fear Of Turning Green Limerickfun,
9/29/2015 Timothy Shortpants Limerickfun,tribute,
9/28/2015 The Lowly Mosquito Limerickscience,
9/28/2015 Everything's Bigger In Texas Limerickimagination,
9/28/2015 A Poetree Limerickmagic,
9/27/2015 Soggy Cigarettes Limerickdream,silly,
9/27/2015 A Wee Bit Sassy Limerickhumorous,
9/27/2015 Limericks Are Supposed To Be Naughty Limericksilly,
9/26/2015 In The End Limerickhumorous,
9/26/2015 John John The Mountaineer Limerickfun,
9/26/2015 Ain't No Dummy Limerickhumorous,
9/25/2015 Stuck For Words Limerickhumorous,
9/25/2015 Really Quite Corny Limerickhumorous,
9/25/2015 Prance Around With Flair Limerickfunny,
9/24/2015 It's Tradition I Submit Limerickhumorous,
9/24/2015 Bert The Twerp Limericksilly,
9/24/2015 A Yogi Berra Tribute Limericktribute,
9/23/2015 Stayed Away From Gunfights Limerickfun,
9/23/2015 Thomas The Turkey Limericksilly,
9/23/2015 Fairies And Gnomes Limericksilly,
9/22/2015 Bob From Nod Limerickhumorous,
9/22/2015 Scantily Clad Limericksilly,
9/22/2015 An Age Old Story Limericksad,scary,
9/21/2015 Wiggled And Jiggled Limericksilly,
9/21/2015 The Bearded Lady Limericksilly,
9/21/2015 Known For Brutality Limerickhumor,
9/20/2015 Matilda Our Cat Limerickhumorous,
9/20/2015 Is It Really You Limericksilly,
9/20/2015 Are Dinner Rolls Involved Limerickfun,
9/19/2015 Hop On Pop Limericksilly,
9/19/2015 My Skivvies Limerickhumorous,
9/19/2015 A Solo Ballet Limerickhumorous,
9/18/2015 Fell Twenty Floors Limericksad,silly,
9/18/2015 He Had Charisma Limericksilly,
9/18/2015 Arms Like An Octopus Limerickhumorous,
9/17/2015 Proud Of My Wee Friend Limerickcrazy,
9/17/2015 No Grabbing And Clutching Limerickcrazy,
9/17/2015 I Do Belieth Limerickfun,
9/16/2015 A Lady Named Jane Limerickfun,
9/16/2015 A Quickie Limericksilly,
9/16/2015 The Next Clooney Limericknonsense,
9/15/2015 My Son Scotty, The Wannabe Chef-Y Limerickhumorous,
9/15/2015 A Very Limited Panorama Limerickfun,
9/15/2015 The Cat's Meow Limericksilly,
9/14/2015 Aliens Limerickhumorous,
9/14/2015 Head First On His Nog Limericksilly,
9/14/2015 One O'Clock Jump Limerickfun,
9/13/2015 A Bikini Ballet Limerickfun,
9/13/2015 Not A Fighter Limericklove,
9/13/2015 Crushed His Nanny Limerickhumorous,
9/12/2015 A Voluptuous Young Waif Limericksilly,
9/12/2015 A Bit Of A Quack Limericksilly,
9/12/2015 A Man From Kentucky Limerickhumor,
9/11/2015 A Lady From Pawtucket Limerickhumorous,
9/11/2015 Big Boomers Limerickfunny,
9/11/2015 Absent Without Leave Limerickfear,
9/10/2015 A Town Called Mistake Narrativeamerica,
9/10/2015 Peter The Cheater Limericksilly,
9/10/2015 Dreamt I Was An Alien Limericknonsense,
9/9/2015 Carol Dear Carol Limerickfun,
9/9/2015 Limmertim Limerickfun,
9/9/2015 John John Limerickfun,
9/8/2015 Walking The Streets Limerickhumor,
9/8/2015 Unwanted Touching Is Uncouth Limerickhumor,
9/8/2015 A Lady From Greece Limerickhumor,
9/7/2015 Lean Jean Limerickfun,
9/7/2015 The Truth Limerickhumorous,
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