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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

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
2/14/2016 Minus Seven Fahrenheit Limerickweather,
2/14/2016 This Side Of Beijing Limericksmile,
2/14/2016 Freaked Out By A Bird Coupletmiracle,
2/13/2016 At Times Just Gibberish Limerickhumorous,
2/13/2016 Send Me Out To Pasture Limericksad,
2/13/2016 A Strain On The Brain Limerickhumor,
2/12/2016 Salad, Salad, Salad Limerickfood,
2/12/2016 It's Intangible Limerickfun,
2/12/2016 Must Stuff Our Faces Limerickfood,
2/11/2016 Can't Clap With One Hand Limericksilly,
2/11/2016 Starts My Motor A-Purring Limerickfun,
2/11/2016 Punctuation Revisited Limerickhumor,
2/10/2016 Dreaming Limerickdream,
2/10/2016 A Worldwide Jamboree Limerickpeace,
2/10/2016 Beer In Supermarkets Limerickhumorous,
2/9/2016 My Word's My Honour Limerickfun,
2/9/2016 Ten Hours Sleep Limericksleep,
2/9/2016 Ye Ole Heart Limerickfun,
2/8/2016 Odds Are Three Billion To One Limerickcorruption,
2/8/2016 The Happiest Fat Guy Limerickhumorous,
2/8/2016 Let's Eat Grandma Limerickfunny,
2/7/2016 Another Bloody Mary Limerickhumorous,
2/7/2016 Immaturity Limerickchild,
2/7/2016 Kamikaze Pilots Limerickmystery,
2/6/2016 A Happy Six O'Clock News Limericksilly,
2/6/2016 A Tall Glass Of Kool-Aid Limerickfunny,
2/6/2016 Into The Sauce Limerickhumorous,
2/5/2016 Naughty Words Limerickfunny,
2/5/2016 Like A Machine Gun Limerickhumorous,
2/5/2016 Woke Up Dead Limericksilly,
2/4/2016 Doing A Plie Limericksilly,
2/4/2016 Anxious To Smooch Limerickfun,
2/4/2016 A Hit In The Groin Limerickpain,
2/3/2016 Wise Old Owl Limerickhumorous,
2/3/2016 A Million Big Ones Limerickfun,
2/3/2016 Happy As Poop Limerickhappiness,
2/2/2016 Frustration Limerickfun,sad,
2/2/2016 Wine Has Legs Limericksilly,
2/2/2016 Two Men Walk Into A Bar Limerickhumor,
2/1/2016 Must Be Careful Where I Tread Limerickhumor,
2/1/2016 The Beatles Cathedral Limerickaddiction,
2/1/2016 Tongue Kissing Limerickhumorous,
1/31/2016 Stop Acting Like A Boob Limericksilly,
1/31/2016 His Dangly Thing Limerickhumor,
1/31/2016 We'll All Become Robots Limerickfuture,
1/30/2016 The Back Seat Of A Chevy Quatrainhumor,
1/30/2016 Making Babies Limericksensual,
1/30/2016 Handsome Or Pretty Limerickfantasy,
1/30/2016 Breathtaking Moments Limericklife,
1/29/2016 Has Anyone Seen A Yeti Limerickmyth,
1/29/2016 Parades Around In A Thong Limerickhumor,
1/29/2016 An Unhappy Rooster Limerickfun,
1/28/2016 My Head Is Level Limerickmagic,
1/28/2016 He-Man Junk Limerickdream,
1/28/2016 Put A Wiggle In Your Bum Limerickfun,
1/27/2016 More Than Star Wars Limerickdream,
1/27/2016 Animal Magnetism Limerickdream,
1/27/2016 Copious Drooling Limerickage,
1/26/2016 Bestest Season So Far Limerickspring,
1/26/2016 The Game Of Life Limerickhappiness,
1/26/2016 Smooth As Butter Limericklife,
1/25/2016 A Horrendous Act Limerickhorror,humanity,
1/25/2016 The Edge Of Paradise Limerickpassion,
1/25/2016 Ruben O Limerickappreciation,
1/24/2016 A Different Chapeau Limerickfeelings,
1/24/2016 Path To Heaven Limerickheaven,
1/24/2016 Monkeys And Pizza Limerickfood,
1/23/2016 Inheritance Limerickfriendship,
1/23/2016 Sometimes Drives Me Up A Tree Limerickpassion,
1/23/2016 My Toes Are Curled Limerickbeautiful,
1/22/2016 Young Girlies In The Buff Limericksweet,
1/22/2016 Joyous High Fives Limerickhappiness,
1/22/2016 Else I'll Gush On The Floor Limericksilly,
1/21/2016 An Old Fashioned Guy Limerickadventure,
1/21/2016 Naked Ladies Limerickgirl,
1/21/2016 A New Limerick King Limerickhappy,
1/20/2016 Money Flows Like A Torrent Limerickmoney,
1/20/2016 The Red Red Robineth Limerickfun,
1/20/2016 Alive In My Genes Limerickcreation,
1/19/2016 A Major Funk Limerickcourage,
1/19/2016 Constantly In Flux Limerickuplifting,
1/19/2016 86,400 Seconds In A Day Limericklife,
1/18/2016 When Sunshine Returns Limerickspring,
1/18/2016 A Simple Solution Limericksimple,
1/18/2016 A Magical Pill Limerickhappiness,
1/17/2016 The Shadow Knows Limerickmemory,
1/17/2016 It's The Jays All The Way Limerickbaseball,
1/17/2016 Seasonal Affected Disorder Limerickdepression,
1/16/2016 For The Old Days I'd Gladly Swap Limerickcorruption,
1/16/2016 Height Of Absurdity Limericksilly,
1/16/2016 My Kazoo Limerickfun,
1/15/2016 Swimmies In My Broth Limerickgrief,
1/15/2016 A Donnybrook Limericklove,
1/15/2016 A Dangerous Old Duck Limerickage,
1/14/2016 Age Of Technical Wizardry Limerickcomputer,
1/14/2016 Giggled With Glee Limerickgiggle,
1/14/2016 Utter Amazement Limerickhumorous,
1/13/2016 What A Sap Limerickabuse,self,
1/13/2016 Oil My Squeaks Limerickage,feelings,
1/13/2016 The Wizard Of Oz Limerickcharacter,childhood,

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