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I'm not fancy

Blog Posted:3/25/2008 2:24:00 PM

What I try to do is communicate with everyone. After all, that's what poetry should be about. So, my stuff is simple and, I hope, easily understood by anyone with a decent education. I love poetry soup because people let it all hang out with their poetic thoughts when other forms of communication hold back. From what I've read, I don't get the idea of a closed shop which so many modern poets seem to inhabit. I speak of the big names. Understand, I don't put state of the art down; I simply don't know the trying to learn. Meanwhile, I write stuff that's simple....really off the top of my head.  Hope it communicates - Daver




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  1. Date: 1/26/2014 9:20:00 AM
    Hello My dear, how are you doing today my name is Miss Cynthia, i come across your profile today which looks nice to me and i pick interested in you and to have a good relationship with you. I will tell you more about me and send my pictures to you as soon as you reply my letter to my private email. ( i will be waiting for your mail because I have something very important to tell you,lots love

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  1. Date: 11/19/2013 12:38:00 AM
    I think that you are very talented Daver. Beverly

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  1. Date: 6/17/2013 1:29:00 PM
    Hey Daver sorry to hear your breathing is not good, my best wishes to you; Joe..)

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  1. Date: 1/1/2013 2:03:00 PM
    good blog..pd

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  1. Date: 4/27/2012 2:15:00 PM
    I like alot! Alot Of Attutude:) Comment on Some Of Mine

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  1. Date: 3/20/2012 8:21:00 PM
    I think that you address the poetic challenge with a valuble attitude Daver,, i was heartened by reading your blog today..)

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  1. Date: 3/20/2012 2:26:00 PM
    Fancy is fleeting and fragile.... I like your KISS approach to writing - don't change it!!

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  1. Date: 2/20/2012 2:24:00 PM
    You are fancy enough for me, like yours poem and blog. - oxox Anne-Lise (I`m not fancy)

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  1. Date: 6/15/2011 1:30:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your thoughts about the soup site..I enjoy reading your work..Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my latest work...Sara

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  1. Date: 6/5/2011 5:47:00 PM
    im not fancy myself try to keep it simple. I like to know the words I am using and I to write in the moment. cory

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  1. Date: 4/23/2011 3:50:00 PM
    Not Mr Fancypants, huh?:) My poetry might at times feel ambiguous, but most is meaningful to me.:( I won't write direct, when I think it might insult or hurt another. Other times I will need to air an issue to be able to deal with it. "Royal Crap" was about crazy drug pushers...I don't take drugs, but there are many living here abouts. The 'Calamity poems started as a she, but it was more fun as a he....blah blah blah! Happy Easter, Daver!! Love, Mikki

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  1. Date: 2/19/2011 10:19:00 AM
    I've read some of your work, and I will tell you it does an effective job at communicating. You have a nice blog here.

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  1. Date: 7/23/2010 2:57:00 PM
    I enjoy reading your work and appreciate the comments left on mine...I am gradually learning a little more and more but have a long way to go so that gives me reason to continue on with life..Let your gifted pen flow onto the pages of poetrysoup for us to enjoy..Sara

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  1. Date: 2/6/2009 9:42:00 AM
    It does communicate very well, Daver. Your poetry speaks to all and is appreciated by all. Have a wonderful day and continue sharing your words. Michael

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  1. Date: 3/27/2008 4:13:00 AM
    It does indeed! Lainie

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  1. Date: 3/26/2008 4:49:00 AM
    Hi Daver. No need to be fancy here. A big warm welcome to PoetrySoup. Look forward to reading your poetry. Love, Shar

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  1. Date: 3/25/2008 4:56:00 PM
    It is what you say, not how fancy you say it that makes a good writer. Welcome to the soup. This ia a great site with a lot of fine people. You're going to fit right in. Have a great one. Vince

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  1. Date: 3/25/2008 2:51:00 PM
    You are doing a wonderful job with your writing. Looking forward to seeing more of it here at the Soup . Welcome to our family. Love, Carol

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