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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 40-page community magazine
• now an enthusiastic and aspiring poet

 


Appreciation


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

    LOL!
  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

 
Appreciation
Date Posted: 11/26/2012 8:23:00 AM
Country of Origin
Date Posted: 11/3/2012 8:28:00 AM
A request...
Date Posted: 10/10/2012 10:06:00 AM

My Recent Poems

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5/2/2016 She Sat Next To Herself Limerickfun,
5/2/2016 Outstanding In My Field Limerickhumor,
5/2/2016 All's Well That ENDS Well Limerickgiggle,
5/1/2016 Especially My Naughty Parts Limerickdevotion,
5/1/2016 An Un-Bawdy Limerick Limerickhumorous,
5/1/2016 Wanna Play Limerickfun,
4/30/2016 As Naked You're Caught Limerickhumorous,
4/30/2016 PB And Jelly Limerickfirst love,food,
4/30/2016 Studley Hungwell Limericksensual,silly,
4/29/2016 Devious Men Limerickspiritual,
4/29/2016 Mine Are So Huge Limerickhumorous,
4/29/2016 Captain Inferior Limerickfun,
4/28/2016 Where Did THAT Come From Limerickfunny,
4/28/2016 The Bringer Of Spice Limericklight,
4/28/2016 Help Out Old Sol Limerickhappiness,
4/27/2016 One, Fifty-Two, Sixteen, Two Quatrainchildren,
4/27/2016 Flowers, Flowers, Everywhere Light Poetrysilly,
4/27/2016 Good, Bad, Happy Or Sad Limericklife,
4/26/2016 A Happiness Law Limerickhappiness,
4/26/2016 Happiness Is Free Limerickhappiness,
4/26/2016 A Happy Bard Limerickhappiness,
4/25/2016 The Fall Of America Limerickanxiety,
4/25/2016 Are You Nutso Limerickstress,
4/25/2016 A Sight Extraordinaire Limerickage,humorous,
4/24/2016 Definition Of A Bum Limerickhumor,
4/24/2016 A Fairy Type Being Limericksilly,
4/24/2016 A Horsey Type Grin Limerickfun,
4/23/2016 Tickle Me Bum Limerickfun,
4/22/2016 An In-Y Or An Out-Y Limerickhumorous,
4/22/2016 Berserk Limericksilly,
4/22/2016 Zis Boom Bah Limerickhappiness,
4/21/2016 The Transition Age Limerickage,
4/21/2016 An Unsavoury Part Of Town Limerickdiscrimination,
4/21/2016 Bodily Functions Limericksilly,
4/20/2016 Checked My Vital Signs Limerickfun,
4/20/2016 A Rich Woman's Toy Limerickhumorous,
4/20/2016 Sitting On Their Bottoms Limerickcelebration,
4/19/2016 Limericks Schimericks Limerickgiggle,
4/19/2016 A Bulbous Nose Limerickfunny,
4/19/2016 Foot-In-Mouth Disease Limerickhumorous,
4/18/2016 Asthma All His Life Limerickhealth,
4/18/2016 Poems About Les Femmes Limerickwomen,
4/18/2016 Happy As Punch Limerickhappiness,
4/17/2016 Head Bashing Limerickhilarious,
4/17/2016 Bed Wetting Hubby Limerickdevotion,
4/17/2016 We Shared Chicken Soup Limerickfriendship,
4/16/2016 High Off The Hog Limerickvoyage,
4/16/2016 Jackie Robinson Day Limerickhero,
4/16/2016 Door To Happiness Limerickhappiness,
4/15/2016 Prone To Misdiagnose Limerickhealth,
4/15/2016 Corrupted And Perverted Limerickcorruption,
4/15/2016 More Spice, More Views Limerickword play,
4/14/2016 Cajoling Young Girlies Limerickhappiness,
4/14/2016 A Clone Limerickhilarious,
4/14/2016 Rejoicing In The Streets Limerickfriendship,
4/13/2016 But When We Fart Free versediscrimination,
4/13/2016 No More Rule By The Gun Limerickpeace,
4/13/2016 Exciting New Stuff Limerickmorning,
4/13/2016 Bouncing Off The Wall Limerickepic,
4/12/2016 Pirates Limerickcorruption,
4/12/2016 Youthful Exuberance Limericklife,
4/12/2016 Stealing Home Limerickbaseball,
4/11/2016 Counting Sheep Limerickdream,
4/11/2016 Think I Just Peed In The Shower Limericksleep,
4/11/2016 Move Ahead With Care Limerickfuture,
4/10/2016 My Own Pantomime Limerickfun,
4/10/2016 Freaking Damn Snow Limerickweather,
4/10/2016 Nary A Trace Limerickadventure,
4/9/2016 My Audience Is Dwindling Limerickcommunity,
4/9/2016 Ladies, Ladies, Listen Here Limerickfun,
4/9/2016 The Finger Limerickvanity,
4/8/2016 A Definite Love Triangle Limericktrust,
4/8/2016 John John's My Beacon Limerickfriendship,
4/8/2016 Jack's Haiku Haikulove,
4/7/2016 Somewhere In The Cosmos Limerickstars,
4/7/2016 Sure Been A Slice Limericklife,
4/7/2016 Haiku's Are Delicious Limerickvisionary,
4/6/2016 Without Venting My Spleen Limericknature,
4/6/2016 Dancing In My Boxers Limericksilly,
4/6/2016 Love To Sneeze Limerickfeelings,
4/5/2016 Life's Grand Design Limericklife,
4/5/2016 Surfing In Hawaii Limerickdream,
4/5/2016 Great Advice Free versehumorous,
4/4/2016 Quite Prolific Limerickfun,
4/4/2016 Best Laid Plans Limerickhumor,
4/4/2016 The Wonderfullest Limerickdevotion,
4/3/2016 Moms Know These Things Limerickmom,
4/3/2016 Till Your Mind Goes Blotto Limerickfun,
4/3/2016 Sir Goofy Pants Limericksilly,
4/2/2016 Dressing Me With Their Eyes Limerickfun,
4/2/2016 Knocking Down Trees Limerickfun,
4/2/2016 Is Rough Sex Dirty Limerickfun,
4/1/2016 A Damn Condiment Limerickhorror,
4/1/2016 Keeps Me Outta Pooh Limerickhappy,
4/1/2016 Topsy Turvy Limerickweather,
3/31/2016 Full Of Obscenities Limerickconfusion,
3/31/2016 Unique As Each Other Limerickuplifting,
3/31/2016 Still At It At 80 Limerickretirement,
3/30/2016 A Happy Dissertation Limerickappreciation,
3/30/2016 The Red Red Robineth Limericknonsense,

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