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Thought I better get round to writing a bit about myself. 

I'm married to Bob and have a son who is studying at university in England. We live on the Isle of Man - moved here from Birmingham UK in 1996

My poetry journey began in November 2013 after my husband was diagnosed with cancer. The first poem I wrote was called was Splendid Isolation. This was written after we returned to the Isle of Man after his surgery in England. I felt so alone and vulnerable in the accommodation  - all I really needed was someone to talk to face to face and maybe have a hug! I posted a few poems on a friends facebook page - mainly humerous poems . An on-line friend Jenny Brewer saw my poems and kept telling me to join here. It took about 3 weeks of her asking me if i had joined to pluck up the courage to finally post and 'Just Desserts'  was the first poem I posted here - it is based on a true experience! Since then my life has been a whirl and I since Jared Pickett's contest I am writing with Darren Watson collaboratively as JaDazzle United.

I work part time with students with special needs mainly Aspergers Syndrome which is a form of autism.
I adore penguins - the animals not the biscuits!
Loveeeee tall men with greying hair
I love baking/cooking
I like to potter in the garden - need more time to commit to it but have aged parents who need me more than my garden does
Adore most types of music - will give anything a listen
Best ever gig - Knebworth 1986 when 'Queen' headlined

Poetry Soup Farty Party

Blog Posted:7/4/2014 8:00:00 AM

I posted this poem on 30th June

Passing Wind

Do you remember the day

When some wind went astray

And you let out a smelly old fart

Just one of those embarrassing moments, don’t let it tear you apart

A botty burp, a fart or a fluff  - you may call it another name

It’s all completely natural don’t hang your head in shame


I once worked with a lad I called ‘beans boy’

Oh boy that kid sure could let rip

Think his mum fed him baked beans and curries

Cos we sure got a good whiff of it

On bad days we’d opened the windows

We’d gasp for some sweet smelling air

It was so bad I thought I’d get asphyxiated

And would be found dead in my chair


Since I posted my poem there has been an explosion of farty poems from others who have joined in the fun and brought a bit of life to the site which I find pretty lacklustre at the moment.

Many thanks to :-

Mystic Rose   - Tooting All The Way To China

Casarah Nance  -  Whew whats that stink

Seren Roberts  -  Rumbling tummy

Tim Smith  - Cut The Cheese AND Jan is not a smelly fart

I then Posted: Tim Smith I'm Fartbroken

C L Thornton - At The Request Of Jan Allison

Toquyen Harrell -  Deadly Quiver

Jerry T Curtis - Stiles in Piles & Chez Pierre s Fart Cafe &  Mikey And His Irish Ass

Peter Dome - Methane Bertha

Jenny Brewer - Jan's Fart

Mandy Tams the Golden Girl - No Farting Allowed

Peter Duggan - The Old Lady named Nell

Come on join in the fun and lets get people commenting and posting!










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  1. Date: 9/15/2014 1:19:00 PM
    You are all nothing but a bunch of old FARTS. Smell that!

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    ALLISON Avatar JAN ALLISON Date: 9/15/2014 1:36:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL Brenda - this was such fun when everyone joined in and we had a farty party:-) hugs jan xxx
  1. Date: 7/9/2014 8:51:00 AM
    Peter Duggan has put up a fart

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    ALLISON Avatar JAN ALLISON Date: 7/9/2014 11:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    ooh cheers tim will add him on xx nd go read it now hugs Jan xxx
  1. Date: 7/7/2014 5:58:00 PM
    Just made a huge pot of pea soup, anyone up for a farting party?.Pete. ''A fart a day blows the cobwebs away''.

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    ALLISON Avatar JAN ALLISON Date: 7/8/2014 12:56:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL Peter - enjoy my friend LOL Hugs Jan xx
  1. Date: 7/5/2014 2:19:00 AM
    hahaha, proves we are a good family

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    ALLISON Avatar JAN ALLISON Date: 7/5/2014 2:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Think we have been eating too much soup Dr Mehta! thanks for the lovely comment. Hugs Jan xx
  1. Date: 7/4/2014 11:28:00 PM
    Hilarious: ) : ).Btw so you re visiting the isle in October?That's lovely : ). Hey If you re travelling with Ryan air or Easy Jet,try to hold your gas,otherwise they might charge you for it as well : ). Tnks for putting a smile on my face this early morn : )Haha.

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    Chircop  Avatar Charmaine Chircop Date: 7/5/2014 8:03:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    October is a good time cause the weather won't be too hot,and hopefully not rainy either.I was in Uk last April/May.We try to visit every year ,and always different parts of U.k.We love U.k and its wonderful citizens. We never visited Isle Of Man..I'll add it to the list : ).
    ALLISON Avatar JAN ALLISON Date: 7/5/2014 2:02:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL Charmaine - its a direct flight from the Isle of Man where i live so i reckon i will be ok and wont have to hold one in if the need arose lol we were due to come in April but the plane wasn't full so the trip didn't happen - got my wings crossed for this time. Hugs Jan xxx
  1. Date: 7/4/2014 9:00:00 AM
    Wow, you inspired a lot of gas passing poems, and I love yours!!! Hope I can check all of these out. There is someone at Soup that wrote a really good root a tooting poem a long time ago. I think it was a good friend of PD's, not sure. It was pretty hilarious too!!!

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    ALLISON Avatar JAN ALLISON Date: 7/4/2014 9:19:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Andrea I've just found the site pretty lacklustre recently - maybe its the holidays or maybe just apathy i dot know so I decided to inject a bit of fun - people have been wonderful and written some fabulous funny poems. thanks for the lovely comment. Jan xxx
  1. Date: 7/4/2014 8:35:00 AM
    Great I didn't realize there was so many :) how awesome is that :)

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    ALLISON Avatar JAN ALLISON Date: 7/4/2014 8:38:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Its been fantastic Casarah brought a bit of life into the site. thanks for being a great sport and joining in. Jan xxxx
  1. Date: 7/4/2014 8:23:00 AM
    Simply divine my airness !!!

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    ALLISON Avatar JAN ALLISON Date: 7/4/2014 8:27:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Been fun thought if i did a blog it may clear the air lol . Hugs jan xxx

My Past Blog Posts

Date Posted: 2/12/2015 5:50:00 PM
Poetry Soup Farty Party
Date Posted: 7/4/2014 8:00:00 AM
If you enjoyed Bronte Inspiration Parts 1 and 2 by JaDazzle .......
Date Posted: 4/28/2014 4:30:00 PM
Welcome to the World of JaDazzle Collaboration Poetry by Jan Allison and Darren Watson
Date Posted: 4/15/2014 7:51:00 AM
Collaboration Poems
Date Posted: 3/31/2014 2:52:00 PM
Chocolate Shoes
Date Posted: 3/27/2014 12:11:00 PM
The day I met Sir Norman Wisdom
Date Posted: 3/26/2014 6:37:00 PM
Collaboration Poem - Our First meeting In the Isle of Man - Jan Allison and Darren Watson
Date Posted: 3/25/2014 5:58:00 PM
The Perils of getting older
Date Posted: 3/21/2014 4:59:00 PM
Please read Darren Watson's poem 'naked rambling society'
Date Posted: 3/20/2014 6:25:00 AM
Re my Tonight I've been swinging for the very first time poem
Date Posted: 3/18/2014 6:06:00 PM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
2/28/2015 DO YOU FANCY A ROLL Limerickhumorous,
2/27/2015 I'VE JUST HAD A SPOOKY EXPERIENCE - TRUE STORY Free versemystery,
2/27/2015 HIDING THE TRUTH Monokuhurt,
2/26/2015 PIERCED HEART Free versebetrayal,
2/25/2015 ITS JUST A LOAD OF OLD BALLS Limerickhumorous,
2/24/2015 WHEN THE DUST FINALLY SETTLES Free versehumorous,irony,
2/24/2015 TO PLAGIARISE Monokuwriting,
2/23/2015 DIET DILEMMA Limerickfood,humorous,
2/22/2015 MORNING OR MOURNING Haikubeauty,loss,
2/21/2015 GOODBYE DAD Coupletdad,tribute,
2/20/2015 MOONLIGHT SHADOW Haikumoon,
2/19/2015 I LOVE YOU Acrostici love you,
2/19/2015 FANCY A QUICKIE Limerickhumorous,
2/18/2015 SUNSHINE ON LEITH Rhymeinspirational,school,than
2/17/2015 OLD BILL - BAWDY LIMERICK Limerickhumorous,
2/16/2015 SPRING FORWARD Limerickspring,
2/16/2015 DANCING ON AIR Kimodance,freedom,
2/15/2015 FORGIVE AND FORGET Free verseforgiveness,
2/14/2015 NIGHTIE NIGHT Limerickhumorous,
2/14/2015 SPRING HAS SPRUNG Abecedariannature,spring,
2/13/2015 YOU LIGHT UP MY LIFE Rhymededication,son,
2/12/2015 MY FUNNY VALENTINE Free versehumorous,valentines day,
2/12/2015 THE HIGH COST OF LOVE Free versehumorous,
2/11/2015 ALAN RICKMAN Free versetribute,
2/11/2015 WHEN SIMPLY NO OTHER WORD WILL DO Monokuhumorous,words,
2/10/2015 DECEPTION Monokuhumorous,
2/10/2015 DISAPPOINTMENT Limerickhumorous,
2/8/2015 KNOCKING ON HEAVEN'S DOOR Coupletdad,sad,
2/7/2015 GOODBYE MY FRIEND Tankadeath,i miss you,
2/7/2015 SIMPLY TOO GOOD TO BE YOU Coupletpoetry,
2/6/2015 BREATH OF LOVE Rhymelove,
2/6/2015 TIME DRIFTS BY Haikunature,time,
2/6/2015 AN ANGEL IN DISGUISE Versemissing you,
2/5/2015 DISILLUSIONED Coupletanger,how i feel,
2/4/2015 GUESS I'M STILL IN LOVE WITH YOU Dodoitsucute love,
2/3/2015 SPRINGTIME Coupletnature,spring,
2/2/2015 BE FOREVER MINE Haikuromantic,valentines day,
2/2/2015 TO THE POET WHO BROKE MY HEART DW Limerickhumorous,i miss you,
2/1/2015 VOICE OF AN ANGEL Rhymefantasy,
2/1/2015 PURE INDULGENCE - NOT FOR CONTEST Light Poetryhumorous,
1/31/2015 DARREN WATSON Acrostici miss you,soulmate,
1/30/2015 SIMPLE HEAVEN Dizainheaven,
1/30/2015 LIFE IS LIKE A MAYPOLE Free verselife,
1/29/2015 DRIFTING APART Rhymeheartbroken,
1/29/2015 WOODLAND WONDERLAND - VISUAL 6 Sijonature,spring,
1/29/2015 SNOW Haikusnow,
1/26/2015 AUTUMN Coupletautumn,beauty,
1/25/2015 BIRTHDAY BURNOUT Free versebirthday,humorous,
1/24/2015 IS HONESTY THE BEST POLICY Couplethumorous,
1/21/2015 MY IDEA OF HEAVEN Free versehappiness,heaven,
1/21/2015 HE'S NEVER GIVEN ME ROSES Couplethumorous,love,valentines
1/20/2015 SIMPLY SUBLIME Haikuflower,
1/16/2015 DACHSHUND Free versedog,humorous,
1/16/2015 SUNSHINE Haikusun,
1/14/2015 STAND BY ME - EMOTIONAL WRITE Sonnetsad love,wedding,
1/13/2015 PHEW WHAT'S THAT SMELL Couplethumorous,
1/13/2015 THIS YEAR Quintain (English)future,
1/12/2015 SNUG AND WARM Haikuwind,winter,
1/10/2015 FLYING HIGH - VISUAL 5 Cinquainfreedom,
1/10/2015 N A CONTESTS Rhymeconfusion,humorous,
1/9/2015 A SIGN OF THE TIMES Free versehumorous,irony,
1/8/2015 SADNESS Senryuemotions,sad,
1/7/2015 SUNSET Haikubeauty,nature,sun,
1/7/2015 AROMATHERAPY MASSAGE Free verseme,time,
1/6/2015 EMPTY CHAIR 2015 Coupletchristmas,dad,remember,
1/6/2015 I'LL NEVER GIVE UP Diminished Hexaversefor him,hope,longing,
1/3/2015 THE ALTERNATIVE 'SUPERMAN' Rhymeabuse,heartbreak,
1/2/2015 SPRING Free versespring,
1/1/2015 NEW YEAR FOOTLES Footlehumorous,new year,
12/31/2014 A LAST GOODBYE Versebetrayal,
12/29/2014 RODGER AND HIS LODGER Limerickhumorous,
12/29/2014 HAPPINESS Limerickhumorous,
12/28/2014 YOU'D BETTER NOT POUT Limerickchristmas,humorous,
12/28/2014 SCINTILLATING SNOWFLAKES Alliterationwinter,
12/26/2014 IN THE MOMENT Free verselife,
12/26/2014 DESIRE Cinquaindesire,longing,
12/25/2014 I WON'T STOP BELIEVING Versei miss you,
12/25/2014 CUTTING THE TIES Free versebetrayal,
12/25/2014 MY NEW YEAR'S RESOLUTION Rhymehumorous,new year,
12/24/2014 YOU MUST LOOK AFTER YOUR ELF Limerickchristmas,humorous,
12/23/2014 MUSICAL MEMORIES Free versei miss you,
12/22/2014 NO CONTEST Sonnetirony,
12/22/2014 REFLECTIONS Rhymeemotions,sad,
12/21/2014 HERBIE RIDES AGAIN Limerickhumorous,
12/20/2014 DON'T BE A SILLY DONKEY THIS YEAR Rhymecar,drink,
12/19/2014 CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOOTLES Footlechristmas,humorous,
12/18/2014 THE LOVE OF ROSES Rhymelove,
12/17/2014 THE REAL GODS OF WIND Rhymehumorous,
12/15/2014 I WON'T LET YOU DOWN Versefriendship,
12/14/2014 FAREWELL MR SNOW Haikuwinter,
12/10/2014 THE RIVER OF TEARS Free verseemotions,goodbye,
12/9/2014 TRIBUTE Rhymeremember,
12/6/2014 INNER PEACE Versepeace,
12/6/2014 RUDOLPH THE BROWN NOSED REINDEER Couplethumorous,

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Fav Poems

Few Steps Behind I do not know?sad,
Mens Secrets Rhymeabuse,
TIME KEEPS COMING Lyriclife,love,romance,time,
The naked ramblers society Versefunny,
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PLEASE DO NOT WEEP I do not know?absence,bereavement,
I scattered your ashes today Free versedeath,
My fifty years in a nut shell Rhymefamily,life,nostalgia,
Jan Free versefriendship,
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Bingo Versefunny,
First date Free verseintrospection,loss,lost l
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Are You Alone Coupletloneliness,
The Deadly Obsession Rhymeanger,betrayal,depression
A romantic dream Narrativeromantic,
Spring Haikuflower,nature,seasons,
Poor man Rich man Free verseheart,identity,
Dancing Once Again With Words Verselove,
Ever-Bright Eyes Quatraindeep,feelings,heart,how i
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Remembrances ---Tanka Tankaemotions,remember,
Blossom Haikubeauty,spring,
It's Love, Pure Love Quatrainlove,
Embers Rhymebereavement,feelings,marr
Lost Love's Dream Shadow Rhymeloneliness,
The Allison Ellison Bond Narrativefriendship,love,
Your Crotch And You Narrativehumor,
I'M COMING HOME Rhymeemotions,military,
My honky tonk angel Narrativeromantic,
A memory she left behind Versememory,
Ever deeper grows our kiss Free versekiss,
Low Cost Airline Limerickfun,
Farewell at the Falls Quatrainleaving,lost love,
A broken heart away Free verselove,
Romance Rhymeromance,
The story of you Narrativeromance,
My best ever love poem Verselove,
Jan Narrativededication,love,
Pretty Poet Free verseangel,how i feel,mentor,p
Coverup Rhymefeelings,nature,
About the importance of being Sonnetmetaphor,
A message from Emilly Balladage,daughter,death of a f
On A Gorgeous Day Coupletjoy,
Always Can Be Awfully Cold Couplettravel,
Show You The Way Couplettravel,
The Things I Got Used To Lyriclove,
The Sands of Paradise Light Poetryfantasy,
I Will Hold You Once Again Rhymeheaven,love,
Who's A True Friend And Who's Not Rhymebetrayal,friendship,trust
EVENINGS GLOW Versebeautiful,introspection,l
Sometimes We Just Have to Get Naked Rhymelife,
My way Versefunny,
The Touch of a Stranger Lyricfriend,friendship,uplifti
Country Song Rhymeromance,
My Heart Belongs To You Romanticismfor her,love,
Did you have a peaceful night Versecare,love,
The True Meaning Of Life Narrativelife,
Poets Who Write Love Poems Free versepoetry,
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Casarah's Soup Party Lyricfun,song,
Desire Light Poetrylife,lost love,love,
SMILE Rhymegiving,happy,inspiration,
NIGHTINGALE'S SOUL LIGHTS Sonnetcare,career,dedication,in
WORDLESS MEMORIES Free versedevotion,loss,love,
Make The Good Times Last Rhymechild,daughter,
I Dreamt of You Last Night Quatraindream,love,
I Can Breathe Rhymedevotion,love,
BOTH SIDES NOW Balladebeauty,celebrity,change,d
In The Clouds Senryufirst love,kiss,
Tree Rape Free verseautumn,change,nature,
She Coupletcharacter,for her,
A Call To Blunderwoman Rhymefun,
Perfect Girl Rhymebest friend,for her,
A Million Hugs Of Thanks- Jan Allison Rhymefor her,friend,
Ah Shoot, Now I Have To Say Something Nice Light Poetryfriend,
Jan's Can Rhymefun,
Willy the Wasp For Jan Allison Coupletchildhood,education,insec
My Lady Sadie Lyriclove,
Beauty Inside Quatrainbeauty,
Haiku Collection-Flowers For Friends Haikuflower,nature,
Oh Goddess Moon Versemoon,
To Jan Allison About Our True Real Self Coupletinspirational,sad,
Capture My Soul Rhymekiss,love,
It's only time Coupletage,devotion,emotions,tee
Silly Song Bird Rhymeencouraging,song,
Yesterday and Today Rhymeemotions,introspection,
In Need of a Banquet Iambic Pentameterrecovery from,relationshi
I need to feel Free verseangst,emotions,
Compliments Footlefor her,
Paradise In My Mind Rhymedream,freedom,imagination
Dirty Socks Rhymefamily,
Riding Jan's Coattails-Bad Timing Footlefun,
In The Eyes Of Age Acrosticage,
Heartache-Collaboration With Jan Allison Footlehumorous,sad,
Faith, Hope and Love Tankalife,

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