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Little ol' me

I wish I could write like those others before me, Byron and Shelley and old Edgar Poe Flowery phrases Thy love unforgetting, chasing a raven as ink tends to flow Follow a sidewalk in Silverstein footsteps, sit neath a tree as the apples appear Doth O’ my feelings O’er Midsummer stanzas Dream thee melodic as words of Shakespeare Maybe some thoughts in a past tense creation, deeper in meaning like Sylvia Plath Or Robert Frost and the nature he touches, meandering off through the trees down a path Emily Dickinson, aprons and daisies, words overflowing the tea kettle rim And let’s not forget “The man”, Leonard Cohen, what I would give if I could write like him Neruda, Longfellow, Kipling and cummings so many thoughts in their own point of view Taking our minds to assorted locations every piece speaks of something quite new So many poets who weave inspiration, any or all I can just hope to be But here I am just writing my verses, I guess I am stuck being little ol’ me ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ And here’s a few more, some you might know Who inspire all when their ink it does flow Charmaine, Paloma, Heidi and Dee Victor and Daniel Catie, Laniey Holly, Alexis, Mystic and Rick Maurice, The Seeker Eve and Tim Smith Arthur and Freddie James, Jo and Jan Nette, Laura Loo Broken Wings, San And so many others I’ve met on this site Who each day inspire this poet to write If I have forgotten anyone, I apologize. I am still quite new here.

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Date: 11/4/2016 2:18:00 PM
A very original poem, from Little ol' you. I agree w/the other talented poetesses/poets, thy golden pen doth frame words of rare compare. Once sealed in thy mind, then released from thy heart. Inspires others to see, then inspires them to be, like us, ever poetically inclined. I personally marvel at your talent. Stay humble as the title suggest and you will be lifted among the pantheon of great poets/poetesses. Rare gems cannot stay hidden forever. Ty for the soup mail. Love you, bruh.
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Chris Green
Date: 11/4/2016 2:39:00 PM
Wow, I think I can actually feel my head growing larger as I read this Freddie. You always manage to leave such uplifting thoughts that push me to be better each time I write. Thank you for your time my friend.
Date: 11/4/2016 10:37:00 AM
I have read most of Leonard Cohen, I love his poetry and his lyrics. Hallelujah may well be the best song of our time but I tell you Chris your poetry is as skilled and as poignant as his. I am more than impressed by your work. I only write poetry while I care for my mother who needs me 24/7. My real love is directing theatre, live stage. I am no poet rather a director moving some words around. You Chris are a poet. This is your gift. A Fav!
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Chris Green
Date: 11/4/2016 11:54:00 AM
This just might be the best comment ever. Comparing me to Leonard Cohen...that just blew me away. Even mentioning my name in the same breath with his, wow...thank you so much Maurice.
Date: 11/4/2016 10:27:00 AM
Chris you are so inspiring. You have expanded my artistry. So much talent in this community.. Its amazing to me. Each one unique and special. And you are one of those.... Truely Thank -You for noticing me. And my healing journey. .... for healing purposes.
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Chris Green
Date: 11/4/2016 11:52:00 AM
Thank you Holly, you are one of the most creative people I have met here and I so enjoy your poetry. If I in any way inspire or help you on your journey, then that makes it all worth it. I appreciate your kind words.
Date: 11/4/2016 8:06:00 AM
I am truly honoured to be part of your poem Chris... I can't believe how I have flourished since I picked up the pen almost 3 years ago. I think 'lil old me inspires many of us with your wonderful words:-) hugs Jan xx7
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Chris Green
Date: 11/4/2016 8:50:00 AM
Thanks so much Jan, it was my honor to have you on that list. I always enjoy your poetry and your kindness.
Date: 11/4/2016 7:38:00 AM
Hey, this is amazing, all those wonderful poets who truly inspire each of us:) thanks a lot for mentioning me up there:) feel honoured:) by the way, your writing is cool and awesome, I like you "being little ol' YOU":) just stay the same:):)
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Chris Green
Date: 11/4/2016 8:48:00 AM
It was my honor to put your name on that list Jo. You are a wonderful poet and I appreciate all of the kindness you show me.
Date: 11/4/2016 7:13:00 AM
Hi Chris, All of those famous poets you wrote about are amazing. Futhermore, you are so kind to mention me on your list. The soup is so fortunate to have you here. Everything you write is good. Your pen is golden. You are a amazing poet and YOU inspire me. A without seven and a big fav:-) Alexis
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Chris Green
Date: 11/4/2016 8:47:00 AM
Thank you my friend, it was my honor to have your name on that list, you are an amazing poet and such a good friend to me. Thank you for all of the kindness you show me.
Date: 11/4/2016 7:05:00 AM
awww! just got your soupie! thank you I am honored to be in your poem! You are so gifted and I will always think tht of you dear friend..be blessed and thanks again! :) -luloo
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Chris Green
Date: 11/4/2016 8:46:00 AM
Thanks so much Laura, I am thrilled you enjoyed this one. I had so much fun writing it.
Date: 11/4/2016 6:22:00 AM
Mate, you're up there high on my list with the greats! What a wonderful heart you have Chris, (and a good memory) Haha. Keep on Rockin Bro.
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Chris Green
Date: 11/4/2016 8:46:00 AM
Thanks so much Rick, I'll drink to that. :)
Date: 11/3/2016 2:32:00 PM
I adore this, the poetry is superb and the mention of famous poets makes it all the better, I'm there when you include LC, Neruda and Sylvia, not to mention the honorable mentions. You are truly a poet's poet my friend! 7+ fave. And...thanks. ;)
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Chris Green
Date: 11/3/2016 2:49:00 PM
Being called a poet's poet by the ultimate poet's poetess is an incredible honor and humbles me. Thank you so very much my friend for all of the kindness you show me.
Date: 11/3/2016 1:25:00 PM
WoW I'm honoured to be mentioned in that list.Your words are inspiring too...and are crafted in such a beautiful way ..as much as the poets you mentioned in your poem.Y..ou mentioned many of my fave. poets above...especially.NerudaI love Pablo Neruda..and your poetry too.
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Chris Green
Date: 11/3/2016 2:00:00 PM
Thanks you so very much Charmaine. Your beautiful poetry is always an inspiration for me and I appreciate all of the kindness you show me.
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Charmaine Chircop
Date: 11/3/2016 1:26:00 PM
A fave
Date: 11/3/2016 11:13:00 AM
Yes you forgot Chris Green. Your poetry is beautiful. Every poet you've mentioned speaks to us in their own unique way. I love your poem.
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Chris Green
Date: 11/3/2016 1:56:00 PM
Oh that guy, yeah, he's not so great. :) Thanks so very much Tim for that. Your kindness I truly appreciated.
Date: 11/3/2016 11:11:00 AM
Chris you already are a talented poet. I appreciate you mentioning those who inspire. Thank you. :)
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Chris Green
Date: 11/3/2016 1:56:00 PM
Thank you Heidi, so many have been so nice to me here I thought I'd recognize some along with my favorite "famous" poets. :)