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Bloggers PhotoI am a 60 year old retired Consulting Engineer late of the Northern Territory Australia. I've been lurking around Poetry Sites for about 6 years now, sometimes known as Aunty Myrtle. This pseudonym came about after reading "A Letter To My Aunt Discussing The Correct approach To Modern Poetry" - by Dylan Thomas which ends;

"Take courage, aunt, and send your stuff
To Geoffrey Grigson with my luff,
And may I yet live to admire
How well your poems light the fire." 

Look forward to reading friends old and new here. Keep warm.

Mike Walsh - aka - Aunt Myrtle


Blog Posted:5/28/2012 5:50:00 AM
I am a 60 year old retired Consulting Engineer late of the Northern Territory  Australia. I've been lurking around Poetry Sites for about 6 years now,  sometimes known as Aunty Myrtle. This pseudonym  came about after reading; "A Letter To My Aunt Discussing The Correct approach  To Modern Poetry" - by Dylan Thomas which ends;

"Take courage,  aunt, and send your stuff
To Geoffrey Grigson with my luff,
And may I yet  live to admire
How well your poems light the fire."

Look forward  to reading friends old and new here. Keep warm.
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  1. Date: 5/28/2012 1:14:00 PM
    hey, Mike. Never been to Australia, but would like to visit sometime. Welcome to PS.

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  1. Date: 5/28/2012 9:17:00 AM
    welcome Mike, no worries about keeping warm here, traded the warm duvet for much thinner bedspread today. its definitely Spring here in B.C.

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  1. Date: 5/28/2012 8:38:00 AM
    Nice to know you Aunt Myrtle.....will check out your poetry now! Welcome to the Soup!

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  1. Date: 5/28/2012 8:33:00 AM
    Hi aunty nice to meet you xx

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  1. Date: 5/28/2012 8:27:00 AM
    well, I already welcomed you last night I think. But welcome again and I hope you like it here!!!

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  1. Date: 5/28/2012 8:13:00 AM
    Hey Mike, nice to meet you!..David

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  1. Date: 5/28/2012 7:39:00 AM
    Hi Mike! Auntie Myrtle! How cute is that! Summer is approaching the US, so we are warming by the day. But rather, i would sit by the fire lit of poetry. Hope you enjoy your time here at the Soup, you may find this little brew is rather addicting. Hugs, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 5/28/2012 6:16:00 AM
    Hi Mike.. Keep warm is right, its freezing down here in Melbourne xx

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My Past Blog Posts

 
Mike Walsh - aka - Aunt Myrtle
Date Posted: 5/28/2012 5:50:00 AM

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3/30/2014Under Mount WarningBlank verselove,
3/22/2014Until I Am The ShadeSonnetart,longing,lust,
3/22/2014SettlementFree verseenvironment,history,
9/23/2013Dear PoetFree versepoets,
8/3/2012LaressaSonnetabsence,dedication,farewe
7/2/2012They Would Not PartSonnetfaith,faith,
6/22/2012These Are the KnivesFree versewedding,
6/21/2012The Old Man from MalkalaFree versefuneral,old,
6/9/2012The Very ReasonFree verselove,
6/5/2012Firelight ManFree versesong-lyric,
5/30/2012Francois la Grenouille JollyRhymehappiness,
5/29/2012Flight to the Second SunFree verseadventure,
5/29/2012Dream SparrowEnglynuplifting,
5/27/2012Life OutbackFree versepeople,places,red,
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