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A Return From Obscurity to Poetry

Blog Posted:5/11/2010 9:48:00 PM
I feel as I have been veiled  in darkness for months. My surgical recovery has been a nightmare and I have been in constant pain making it almost impossible to write.

I am now on the road to recovery and although still in pain, I am learning to live with it, and am determined to return to reading, writing, and commenting on my favorite site.

Although I have not been a member very long, I have missed your poetry and all you wonderful writers who challenge me to new heights. I look forward to returning and and catching up on all your poetry.


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  1. Date: 5/13/2010 11:17:00 AM
    Mac - welcome back - hope you continue to your recover quickly/ Rgds Janette

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  1. Date: 5/12/2010 7:13:00 PM
    Welcome back, Mac. Vince

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  1. Date: 5/12/2010 3:34:00 PM
    Mac, I wondered what happened to you. How unforunate. It's awful when things don't go as we envision them to. Good to see you back. Andrea

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  1. Date: 5/12/2010 1:38:00 PM
    Hi Mac welcome back. Sorry to hear about your pain hope it's over real soon. I'm retired from the AF (1974). I've been writing poetry for quite a while but only since Feb on Soup. Like you I'm limited. I write mostly Rhyme and occasionally Limerick but thats it. Most of the other types of poetry I don't understand. Some I read I have no idea what they are about. I'm not knocking them cause it is my shortcoming. Thats why I don't consider myself a real poet. However I enjoy writing what I write. Get well real soon looking forward to your writings. All the best- Ralph.

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  1. Date: 5/12/2010 7:39:00 AM
    Ouch! Sorry to hear you have had to experience so much post-op pain, Mac. Perhaps writing again will help take your mind off of it. People never seem to recover as quickly as they thought they would. Welcome back! Love, Carolyn

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  1. Date: 5/12/2010 6:48:00 AM
    Speedy recovery Mac and your presence is surely and sorely missed on Soup.. your poetry and contests stir the Soup pot so well and we all sensed the void during your health issues... hope all continues well with your recovery now and the pain will ease up for u... please let us know when u will be posting again.. with luv from the "Sweetheart"

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  1. Date: 5/12/2010 6:46:00 AM
    You have been missed, Mac! I'm so sorry to hear why you have been away, and pray that you are soon free from pain, and stronger day by day! It will be wonderful to see you here among your friends. Welcome home!! Love, Carrie

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  1. Date: 5/12/2010 6:34:00 AM
    Welcome back, Mac, you have been missed, hope you are feeling better soon... love constance

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  1. Date: 5/12/2010 3:40:00 AM
    Good morning Mac. Welcome back, sorry your're still in pain. I will be praying for a speedy recovery. Agape, Moses

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  1. Date: 5/12/2010 12:26:00 AM
    Hi, Mac :) Welcome back to and creation. I cannot wait to hear that your pain diminishes and read your new poetry. You also can share with all of us your pain and journey. We are here to listen too. All the very best to you, Iolanda

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  1. Date: 5/11/2010 11:04:00 PM
    Welcome back, Mac. I'm sorry for your pain...I hope everything will be OK soon. My best wishes. Ruben.

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