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About Shaz Cheesman
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Bloggers PhotoI live in a regional town out of Melbourne in Australia......I refer to this little place I live as 'Quietville' 

I am 43, although age is just a number not a definition. So I enjoy life as much as I possibly can. Writing has always been part of my life - mainly through journalling. But for the last 10 years I have especially taken an interest in writing poems......I have still a great deal to learn. Writing is my creative release.

I enjoy interacting with people and one of my favourite past times is getting involved in local amateur theatre, I enjoy playing comical and unusual characters on stage, but also enjoy coordinating and creating make-up effects for stage productions.

Poetry is like Food

Blog Posted:5/25/2012 4:29:00 AM

It's Friday night in 'Quietville' - well the area where i live in Australia, wind blowing like a gale and the sky cries hard tonight pounding on my rooftop. Mother earth certainly has turned on the cold weather!!!!!!
Masterchef is the choice of viewing on my t.v this evening and I'm inspired thinking how food is like poetry. A dish prepared and cooked with love and honesty - straight from the heart, with passion and a creative mind is much like a poem!

I now imagine a lovely dinner, accompied by wine, with pen and paper in hand or maybe the laptop close.......what a combination for something wonderful.

Just Food for thought
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  1. Date: 5/25/2012 8:23:00 PM
    Well, the food analogy is an apt one for sure.

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  1. Date: 5/25/2012 4:14:00 PM have the makings for a creative and lovely evening. A mix of thoughfulness can make a poem, or a dish excellent and delicious to relish!

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  1. Date: 5/25/2012 11:39:00 AM
    Hi Shaz! Poetry like food, food being like poetry, what could be better :D! And personally, I thought it was quite clever coming up with a site named "poetry soup" very very fitting :)

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  1. Date: 5/25/2012 10:25:00 AM
    Food for thought and soul it is,Shaz:-) Have a great weekend!

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  1. Date: 5/25/2012 9:46:00 AM
    Medium rare for me! : )

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  1. Date: 5/25/2012 7:39:00 AM
    Shaz, you have made me Hungry! For poetry! Hugs, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 5/25/2012 5:14:00 AM
    Shaz, absolutely, a quick snack, or a full head dinner..David

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  1. Date: 5/25/2012 4:46:00 AM
    ofcause i love master chef austraillia by the way. I so agree when i prepare a dish its pretty much like writting poetry. I do it with love and deligence. Thanx for the reminder shaz

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  1. Date: 5/25/2012 4:42:00 AM
    It certainly is cold..Winters come early Id say.. a months worth of rain in a day and its already snowing on the mountains here..brrrr Hugs xxx p.s..I cant stand the way George eats lol

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My Past Blog Posts

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