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About Rick Zablocki
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Bloggers PhotoWhat do you get with a 57 year old balding guy, happy to be with his soul mate, a blended family of 7 adult children, 4 grand children, a dog, a cat, fish in a backyard pond, and horses in our future?  A lifetime of chaos, adventure and love.  Also, we live in Collingwood Ontario, Canada on the shores of beautiful Georgian Bay.
My wife and i are both caregivers (I'm a nurse, Neila works with the developmentaly delayed).  We love tto travel and ride horses.
Much of my writing is drawn from life experiences.  I look forward to sharing them with you.  Cheers!  Rick

Thank you to All


Blog Posted:3/11/2013 11:18:00 AM
Being new to Poetry Soup, I feel so welcomed and accepted.  I wish I could send a letter of thanks to each one of you.  Of course, time is a factor for us all.
Being a member of Poetry Soup and writing again is really helping me get through my illness.  I'm so glad I found this site and all of you.
Cannot promise to post everyday, but will when able.  Thank you again.
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  1. Date: 3/14/2013 9:11:00 AM
    Welcome to the soup Rick, i am sure writing will ease your pain, God bless you, and wish you a fast recovery. Love Terry xoxo

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  1. Date: 3/13/2013 2:06:00 PM
    Welcome to the Soup, Rick! Looking forward to getting to know you. Love, Kim

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  1. Date: 3/12/2013 1:08:00 PM
    This is a great place to try new things with your writing. Welcome.

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  1. Date: 3/12/2013 12:49:00 PM
    Nice to know you enjoy the soup as much as we do.... always~ LINDA

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  1. Date: 3/11/2013 4:42:00 PM
    Rick a big warm welcome to the soup...David

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  1. Date: 3/11/2013 12:39:00 PM
    Welcome to the soup, Rick. Will try to find your words and check them out. :)

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  1. Date: 3/11/2013 12:29:00 PM
    Welcome to the Soup, Rick :)

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  1. Date: 3/11/2013 12:03:00 PM
    Glad to have you with us...

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  1. Date: 3/11/2013 11:58:00 AM
    Nice to meet you, Rick. I'll check your poetry. Have a nice day. Ruben.

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  1. Date: 3/11/2013 11:36:00 AM
    Appreciated you presence already Rick and hope you get to feeling well soon xx

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  1. Date: 3/11/2013 11:34:00 AM
    Welcome to the Soup family Rick, just knock my door if your lonely....Seren

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  1. Date: 3/11/2013 11:25:00 AM
    Hey Rick, A hearty welcome to you!

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My Past Blog Posts

 
Recovery and Back to Work
Date Posted: 7/28/2013 5:32:00 AM
VaCaTiOn In IcElAnD
Date Posted: 4/17/2013 4:06:00 AM
Happy Groucho Marx Quotes Day
Date Posted: 3/19/2013 4:53:00 AM
Thank you to All
Date Posted: 3/11/2013 11:18:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
9/15/2013 Quicksand Vortex Acrosticdark,death,
9/15/2013 H2O Free verselove,
9/15/2013 Puddle Jumpers Revised Quatrainchildren,
9/12/2013 Puddle Jumpers Free versechild,fun,
9/12/2013 Zombie Named Luke Limerickhalloween,
9/8/2013 Ice Cream Free versesummer,sweet,
9/8/2013 School Bus Haikuautumn,school,
9/2/2013 Lover Acrosticlove,
8/23/2013 Softly Sensual Free verselove,
8/23/2013 Ugly Acrosticlove,
8/22/2013 Mankind's Apocalypse Rhymedark,evil,
8/22/2013 Road Trip Acrosticvacation,
8/17/2013 Tigers Are Free Rhymefunny,silly,
8/17/2013 Rick's Big Stick Limerickfunny,
8/10/2013 Red Sky Sunset Haikunature,night,sky,
8/9/2013 The Death Star Blues Rhymeadventure,fantasy,space,
8/5/2013 Young Man From Duluth Limerickfunny,
8/4/2013 Carousel In Roundel Rondeaudream,fun,imagination,
8/4/2013 Morning Pleasure Haikucat,dog,
7/20/2013 CAPCHA Acrosticchildren,funny,
7/2/2013 Red Sun Dodoitsunature,sun,
6/30/2013 The Dork From New York Limerickfunny,
6/28/2013 The Battles Rages Monorhymedepression,
6/25/2013 Changing Sky Haikunature,sky,
6/10/2013 Time Senryuirony,time,
6/10/2013 A Summer Couplet Coupletbeach,funny,
6/10/2013 Weekend Cinqkufunny,
6/9/2013 A DOG'S VIEW Coupletdog,funny,
6/8/2013 The Zoo Verseanimal,granddaughter,
6/8/2013 A SUMMER DAY WITH GRANNY Rhymebeach,funny,summer,
6/7/2013 Give Peace A Chance Free versecare,hope,
6/2/2013 STORMY LUNE Haikunature,storm,
5/30/2013 A View From My Deck Free versebeautiful,bird,flower,gar
5/27/2013 Snoring Rhymedeath,horror,
5/26/2013 Rain Rain Rain Haikurain,
5/26/2013 Touched By Your Flame Rhymedesire,fire,love,
5/24/2013 Kissing In The Rain Haikukiss,love,lust,
5/23/2013 Hockey Rhymefun,hockey,
5/20/2013 The Park Free verselove,
5/20/2013 Apple Blossoms Haikunature,
5/20/2013 WEIGHTY SENRYU Senryubody,funny,
5/20/2013 Neila ABClove,
5/18/2013 Woe To The Garment Workers Free versedeath,sad,
5/14/2013 The Young Are Ordered Off To War Free versedeath,war,
5/11/2013 Dragon Slayer Questionku Questionkujudgement,
5/11/2013 An Old Gal From Nantucket Limerickfunny,
5/11/2013 RED Tankacolor,
5/8/2013 Sunrise, Sunset Free versefaith,god,
5/8/2013 The Ten Commandments Free versebible,inspiration,
5/8/2013 CoolCatScat Free versefunny,music,poetry,
5/6/2013 Earth Day Free verseearth,
5/6/2013 Fire Haikufire,
5/6/2013 Green 2 Rhymegreen,
5/6/2013 the Icelandic Horse Acrostichorse,
5/5/2013 Dreams of the Absurd Rhymedream,funny,
5/4/2013 The Hidden People Free versefairy,fantasy,imagination
5/3/2013 Memories Beyond The Door Quintain (English)abuse,
5/3/2013 A RIPPLE IN TIME Free verseinspiration,
5/2/2013 I Just Found Out Free versefuture,hope,love,marriage
5/2/2013 Survival of Abuse Haikuabuse,anger,memory,
5/2/2013 Bacchus Not Caesar Haikuhistory,humorous,wine,
4/30/2013 Is It Love Free verselove,romance,
4/30/2013 The Thin Red Line Rhymeadventure,drink,war,
4/29/2013 In The Mood Haikulove,lust,romance,
4/28/2013 Cordoba Free versehistory,
4/28/2013 My Pond Fish Part 2 Haikufish,
4/28/2013 MY POND FISH Haikufish,
4/26/2013 My Sunrise Quatrainlove,romance,
4/16/2013 Heroes Rhymecommunity,courage,inspira
4/14/2013 An Empty Tissue Box Free versedepression,suicide,
4/13/2013 Butterfly, Butterfly Quintain (English)beautiful,beauty,butterfl
4/13/2013 The Roman Colosseum Free verseallegory,
4/13/2013 Pancakes Limerickchild,funny,,granddaughte
4/12/2013 WHALES Haikuanimal,sea,water,
4/12/2013 Uses for Magazines Limerickfunny,
4/10/2013 Moon Free versemoon,moon,sun,
4/10/2013 UFO Haikuhistory,
4/10/2013 Yellow Rose Tankalove,romance,yellow,
4/8/2013 Cherry Blossoms Haikunature,spring,
4/8/2013 The GURU Limerickfunny,
4/7/2013 The Great Potato Mash Up Free versefunny,humorous,
4/4/2013 Maple Syrup Free versefunny,
4/4/2013 Mahala Limerickchild,funny,
4/4/2013 Dexter Limerickcat,funny,
4/4/2013 Inspiration Hibernation Limerickfunny,on writing and word
4/1/2013 Lying On A Bed Of petals Free verselove,romance,
4/1/2013 INSOMNIA Acrosticangst,
4/1/2013 NO Contest contest haiku Haikuadventure,animal,nature,
3/31/2013 A Life So Lonely Villanellecaregiving,sad,life,care,
3/31/2013 Hairy Aging Rhymefunny,humorous,hair,old,h
3/30/2013 I Don't Know What I Am Feeling Rhymeangst,confusion,dark,depr
3/27/2013 Spring Showers Free versechildhood,rain,spring,rai
3/27/2013 Empty Penmanship Grookon writing and words,
3/26/2013 Geoffrey the Golfer Limerickfunny,
3/25/2013 What Sinister Fate Rhymedark,fear,sorrow,
3/22/2013 Garden Acrosticbeautiful,marriage,nature
3/21/2013 Girly Man Grookhumorous,
3/21/2013 Rolling in the Mud Free versehorse,horse,
3/20/2013 The First Day of Spring Light Poetryhumorous,snow,spring,day,
3/19/2013 The Black Dog and the Wall Free versedepression,health,hope,in

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Fav Poems

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Butterflies Rhymeloss,love,
Vertigo Free verselost,love,
THE LANGUAGE OF ASH Free versemystery,social,suicide,ch
Illusory Disguise Rhymeidentity,
On A Bench Rhymedeath,
Please Don't Tell My Super Jock Friends Quatrainhumorous,me,me,
The Pilgrimage Free versegrandfather,grandmother,n
Beacon Quatrainbeautiful,light,
Rhapsody in Red Free versecolor,happy,nature,red,
I Just Found Out Free verseevil,
Punctuation Rhymelife,
THE VANISHING ORGAN Rhymefunny,lost,lost,

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