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I wrote this cause its raining again

It’s raining. . . . again. As I set at the key board not saying a word. I feel like a muted, silly old . . . nerd. For in the past, it’s oft been said: I talk too much. Be quiet instead. It’s also been mentioned as I’ve voiced my views. If you’ve too much to say, folks won’t listen to you. It goes in one ear and then out the other. Folks don’t filter it. . . . . No time to bother. So if you run a Q-tip deep down in your head. Comes out a mysterious yellowish-orange or red. That just may be a remnant of my being around. My words passed your head as they fell to the ground. But don’t be mislead by what you’ve read. This good advice didn’t lodge in my head. :o) Written by oldbuck after his cessation 14 mo. ago

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Date: 1/2/2021 7:08:00 AM
Lol I imagine many may have received that advice once or twice. Hope you were able to tap out a few tunes eventually. I quite love the rain. Been away a minute but glad to have found you upon my return. Take care Buck.
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Date: 1/2/2021 8:52:00 AM
Thank you for taking the time to read and then comment on my piece. It means a lot to know you found some enjoyment in it. Stay safe and well throughout this new year. oldbuck
Date: 5/16/2020 8:59:00 PM
self deprecating humor can be funny, Old Buck. I don't believe this for a second!! Anyway, just sit down and WRITE
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Date: 11/26/2020 8:45:00 AM
You're too kind Andrea. If we lived closer, you'd hear the rumors and better understand this isn't self deprecating, it's called "Telling it the way it is." You keep writing. And thanks for sharing your work with all of us on the soup. oldbuck
Date: 2/24/2020 12:51:00 PM
There may be some truth in your words Buck! It is raining here today and I decided to get to writing again!! Enjoyed this one! Vickie
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Date: 2/24/2020 3:19:00 PM
How thoughtful of you to comment on my work. I'm glad you are writing again. It can be personally rewarding and when you share them on the soup it rewards many. Keep it up. oldbuck
Date: 1/29/2020 3:10:00 PM
Rain or shine, I hope your muse stays with you, Buck. A friend who posts here often says no one will read his longer poems: "No time to bother," just as you described. I've also learned to keep some of my own views to myself. Certain topics like politics and religion can evoke anger. Enjoyed reading! Best wishes, Carolyn
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Date: 1/29/2020 3:16:00 PM
Carolyn: How kind of you to comment on my last work. You have a great talent. I enjoyed what I read and will read more later. Keep up the good work and thanks again for sharing it with all of us on the soup. oldbuck
Date: 12/20/2019 5:38:00 PM
Sounds like you're describing selective hearing lol
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Date: 12/20/2019 7:16:00 PM
My wife has often said I should practice "selective speaking". I do have profound hearing loss in my right ear which I often use to be a selective listener. :o) Thanks for reading and commenting on this silly rhyme. Keep coming back. :o) oldbuck
Date: 11/13/2019 8:29:00 AM
It seems based on the comments that more people are listening than you thought. Keep writing my friend. Your Muse might impart a Muse-inkle.
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Date: 11/13/2019 8:13:00 PM
Richard: Thank you for reading and sending along an encouraging comment. As for the number that read, the Soup is full of so many kind folk like yourself that want to encourage one another. I've had lots of lovely hours among them. oldbuck
Date: 11/7/2019 1:01:00 PM
Old Buck, Thank you for voicing in beautiful rhyme what I believe we all feel sometimes, especially talking to our children. I hope when the orange red falls from their ears they will remember and appreciate.
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Date: 11/7/2019 4:11:00 PM
Kevin: As a writer, you know how much "kind words" can mean. Thank you for taking the time to read and comment on this. I know more about the tops of my grand kids heads than their faces. There used to be a phrase for the clumsy, "I'm all thumbs" today that seems to sum up "most folks" and their phones. Well maybe not me, my old "flipper" can't stand the heat. oldbuck
Date: 10/11/2019 6:32:00 PM
hi old buck. dantheman again. just observed, somewhat, yom kippor. my day of repentence. got new stuff. feel free to see or comment. be well, anyway.
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Date: 10/12/2019 9:49:00 AM
Dan: You are a faithful follower. Maybe I can stop by and read a bit of Allison and Schack later. Right now I'm off to get an oil change in my wheels. Thanks for your continued interest. oldbuck
Date: 9/2/2019 7:03:00 PM
I hope it rains for a year and a day if it tempts your muse out of hiding! Was busy with exam work when you posted this - so good to see your ink is still flowing:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 10/12/2019 9:48:00 AM
Jan: You are always so kind. I fear my "well has gone dry". But time will tell. I trust this finds you all doing well and writing still. :o) oldbuck
Date: 7/17/2019 5:47:00 AM
nice write old buck. it's the dan man. got two new ones and just turned 55 recently. help me i'm pushing 60. feel free to look/comment. have a nice air conditioned summer. Daniel schack.
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Date: 7/17/2019 2:12:00 PM
Dan: I'm 78 and sometimes feel like I'm "pushing" on the lid of the box. :o) I'm off to "view" your work. (just a little elder humor) oldbuck
Date: 7/13/2019 10:50:00 PM
Your muse likes to come out and play, when it rains. :) Sometimes mine does too, except my thoughts usually caress the page with romance. Love. Playful passion. Keep talking when it rains, because you create cute moments like this, when you do. :) Brandy
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Date: 7/14/2019 4:23:00 PM
Brandy: How kind of you to read and comment on my silly rhyme. Every writer longs for readership but I often fear my "ship" is sinking. ;o) Keep writing. I'm off to get a "shot of Brandy" right now. oldbuck
Date: 6/13/2019 1:51:00 PM
I talk too much sometimes, too.... I enjoyed reading this! ;)
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Date: 6/13/2019 3:52:00 PM
Rhona: Thanks for commenting. Now shut up and go back to writing. :o) And don't forget to share it with all of us on the soup. oldbuck
Date: 5/29/2019 6:13:00 AM
nice powerful poem pal. thanks for recent comments old buck. nevermind when ehat you say goes in one ear out the other. it's how u know yourself that counts. it's not what one reads but only that one can read between the lines and the writing on the wall. from one blood and guts guy to another. enjoy summer.
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Date: 5/29/2019 12:05:00 PM
Dan: Some say: When you rub two sticks together, you can make fire". We may just be two old sticks that come together to try to make something of the smoke. :o) Have a great time with your pen. Keep sharing them with all of us on the soup. oldbuck
Date: 5/28/2019 4:56:00 PM
Poets always write better when it rains... Nice one Buck.
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Date: 5/29/2019 12:03:00 PM
S1: You have been a regular reader and commenter. It's folks like you that make this site what it is. Supportive and rewarding. Thanks for all you do for all of us on the soup. oldbuck
Date: 5/27/2019 3:13:00 PM
Great flowing witty poem, Its raining here in northern England as well, but then again it always is, regards, Kevin
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Date: 5/27/2019 5:16:00 PM
Kevin: Thank you for reading my stuff and the kind comment. I have "one fan". She goes to the same church and askes me each week for these many months how long before she sees another oldbuck rhyme. I wrote this to humor her. I'm glad it humored you. Now I'm off to read some "shaw". oldbuck