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There isn't much to say, LOL.  
I'm 45, single (again) and live in Plymouth, England.
I've had all sorts of jobs, from admin to boat-building to gardening, but, at the moment, I work for the local theatre - cleaning windows and sweeping up. At least the people are all nice and we get plenty of free or cheap tickets : ) 
My favourite poets are Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Robert Frost. I especially love Shakespeare's Sonnet 29.
I love writing and don't think I could live without it.

I'm the bald guy at the very back of the photo, by the way - 'Jack Horner' in the corner, LOL


Just saying a big thank you to Susan Burch

Blog Posted:7/5/2014 4:39:00 PM

who kindly gave me this PM.

Will put my thinking cap on and try to come up with a fun contest, which I hope you'll all enjoy : )

Have a great weekend, everyone : )

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  1. Date: 7/8/2014 10:28:00 AM
    .... on another note, I have only one more chapter to read in your book "Ghost Hunt"...... I don't want it to end. Its wonderful

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  1. Date: 7/6/2014 7:41:00 PM
    She's a very nice woman, thanks Su

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  1. Date: 7/6/2014 12:21:00 PM
    She's a wonderful girl Jack xx

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  1. Date: 7/6/2014 10:50:00 AM
    That was very kind of her... She's a wonderful person... Now... Go out and use it to it's best advantage! We'll be watching... Oh! and don't forget to enter a fable into my contest. Your friend...

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  1. Date: 7/6/2014 10:27:00 AM
    That's so wonderful of Susan to give you a PM, Jack! Enjoy your PM and have fun with your contest!

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  1. Date: 7/5/2014 9:11:00 PM
    susan is such a big sweetie. I hope others miss her contests as much as I do. I don't think she felt very welcome here, and it's a shame. People need to show appreciation to people like susan. I am very happy she gave you the rest of her PM. come up with a humorous contest or a sonnet one. haha. Or whatever you want.

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  1. Date: 7/5/2014 5:19:00 PM
    Oh, good! Looking forward to a great contest from you. I have to get off my duff and sponsor one. BG

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  1. Date: 7/5/2014 4:58:00 PM
    Hi Jack, you deserve it as you are a very talented poet...and well done Susan....David

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My Past Blog Posts

My Comments Contest
Date Posted: 8/29/2014 3:27:00 PM
Date Posted: 8/16/2014 6:24:00 PM
Just saying a big thank you to Susan Burch
Date Posted: 7/5/2014 4:39:00 PM
Date Posted: 11/4/2012 3:22:00 PM
Sorry and thanks
Date Posted: 10/21/2012 7:12:00 AM
thanks to linda-marie and all of you
Date Posted: 4/1/2012 9:01:00 AM
Your poem has received a comment on Poetry Soup
Date Posted: 3/25/2012 3:56:00 PM
Merry Christmas, Everyone
Date Posted: 12/24/2011 6:58:00 AM
We don't have Thanksgiving in England
Date Posted: 11/23/2011 3:26:00 PM
To congrat or not
Date Posted: 9/18/2011 10:20:00 AM
Thank you
Date Posted: 6/12/2011 6:15:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
3/15/2015 A Penny For Your Thoughts Rhymehow i feel,
2/3/2015 Breath of Love Rhymeromance,
1/29/2015 A Snowy Day Monorhymechildhood,
1/29/2015 No Snow Rhymechildhood,
12/28/2014 Maureen and the Hens Rhymeanimal,
12/28/2014 You better not pout Limerickgood morning,
12/28/2014 In the Moment Coupletinspiration,
12/13/2014 Ebenezeer Scrooge Clerihewdream,
11/25/2014 A Christmas Snow Rhymechildhood,
11/25/2014 Frozen in Crystalline: Pic Number Two Crystallinelost love,
11/9/2014 School Homework: Jobs I hated Versechildhood,
11/9/2014 One Night Verseviolence,
10/26/2014 In the Churchyard at Night Rhymefantasy,
10/26/2014 A Fine Feast Epulaeryufood,
10/15/2014 first halloween Rengayhalloween,
10/11/2014 Hoe-Down Quatrainwedding,
10/6/2014 October Bliss Sijohalloween,
9/29/2014 I'm saying I'm a Nine Nonetfantasy,
8/24/2014 In Swirling Mist Ottava rimafantasy,
8/16/2014 As she was climbing in the trees Trioletmiracle,
7/18/2014 Hotel Hellifornia Limerickholiday,
7/5/2014 All Soupers Invited Rhymecelebration,
6/25/2014 I Wonder Rhymemystery,
6/15/2014 Mary - Bawdy Limerick Limericksexy,
6/15/2014 Bill Limerickdream,
6/15/2014 Summer Love sijo Sijolove,
6/7/2014 Loch Lomond Versemystery,
5/29/2014 A Letter to Robert Frost Rhymenostalgia,
5/29/2014 Tears on the Wind Rhymelife,
5/29/2014 Scary Moment Rhymemarriage,
5/18/2014 Colonel Sanders Clerihewbird,
5/18/2014 Candles and Scandals Limerickbirthday,
5/18/2014 I could drown Verseboat,
5/11/2014 just deserts - just desserts Senryufood,
5/11/2014 Drunken Vicars - for the bawdy contest Limericknonsense,
5/5/2014 Hell is empty and all the devils are here Tankaevil,
5/5/2014 snow thaws Haikuanimal,
5/5/2014 Temple Bells Sijolove,
4/27/2014 A Vampire quatern Quaternfood,
4/24/2014 A Dream Voyage Verseadventure,
4/21/2014 full red moon Haikufantasy,
4/21/2014 My ode to the Netherlands Haikuholiday,
4/12/2014 Ye Olde Antique Couplethome,
4/12/2014 Itty Bitty Easter Sonnet Monorhymelonging,
4/12/2014 Spring Quintain (English)spring,
3/31/2014 Her Handsome Husband Coupletmarriage,
3/31/2014 Robin's Banquet Tail-rhymemythology,
3/23/2014 Old man in a bin Limerickaddiction,
3/23/2014 My name is Bond Rhymecharacter,
3/17/2014 Whitby by Night Rhymefantasy,
3/17/2014 our lady Senryuchristian,
3/11/2014 Buy my pegs Rhymegrandmother,
3/11/2014 LIMERICK Limerickfantasy,
3/7/2014 At The Bus Stop Rhymepassion,
3/2/2014 Spaceship Rhymespace,
2/27/2014 A Grieving Widow Tail-rhymedeath,
2/27/2014 A Creep Quatrainhate,
2/6/2014 Animal Magnetism Limerickanimal,
2/2/2014 Big, Bad Agony Aunt's Advice Limericklove,
1/26/2014 aunt in jail Limerickfamily,
1/26/2014 Empty Cafe Rhymefood,
1/23/2014 A short poem for Linda-Marie Rhymedeath of a friend,
1/23/2014 Hawaii or Stratford Rhymetravel,
1/16/2014 View From My Window Kimogarden,
1/16/2014 Wedding Anniversaries Rhymelove hurts,
1/12/2014 a goodnight kiss - love Senryulove,
1/12/2014 a reader Senryucourage,
1/12/2014 Single Sonnet Sonnetlost love,
1/1/2014 A Monk and his Dogs Rhymeseasons,
1/1/2014 Bart Limerickfood,
12/22/2013 Santa's Breakfast Rhymefood,
12/22/2013 Twilight of Memory Haikudeath,
12/18/2013 Passionate Stranger constanza Verselonging,
12/14/2013 a wheezing rat Senryupets,
12/14/2013 a date for the diary Coupletlove,
12/14/2013 brakes screech Monokucat,
12/4/2013 A Kiss Under the Mistletoe Rhymeromance,
11/25/2013 Vampire Rhymefantasy,
11/25/2013 a plump turkey Senryuholiday,
11/25/2013 a huge dragon Haikufantasy,
11/10/2013 Extra Ordinary Toilet Coupletsimple,
11/10/2013 Thorn Limericknonsense,
11/4/2013 Paddy's Rose Elegyloss,
11/3/2013 a bride Haikucancer,
11/3/2013 'ode' flame Haikulost love,
11/3/2013 Beatle Mania Haikumurder,
10/29/2013 Morning on the Lake Rhymebeauty,
10/29/2013 a zombie Haikufantasy,
10/29/2013 Oyster Rhymelife,
10/27/2013 from behind clouds Haikufantasy,
10/27/2013 No Comfort Senryulost love,
10/27/2013 Endless Salt Water Tankasad,
10/11/2013 Not Salty or Sweet Tankachildhood,
10/11/2013 Snow Season Coupletseasons,
10/11/2013 Surreal Nature Haibunnature,
9/22/2013 vampire acrostic Acrosticfantasy,
9/22/2013 Creatures of the Night Sapphic stanzanight,
9/22/2013 a widow Rhymedeath,
9/6/2013 Rekindled Flame Rictameterrelationship,
9/6/2013 Acrostic Word Acrosticmystery,

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