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Poets Are Well Grounded

Contrary to the popular consensus Poets in general are very well grounded, well adjusted As opposed to the general population It's the average Joe or Jillian out there that are in question It's really not their fault, it's due to the state of the world The constant bombardment of negative news That we constantly receive daily Negatively affects us year after year, decade after decade It never gets any better... in fact it's worse AND scarier But I've said it before and here I say it again Rise above it and carry on in spite of all the negativity In my experience, it's really the only way to survive I seem to be harping on this theme a lot lately But in reality, I'm just trying to give you the benefit of my 79 years And what I've found has helped me get through Really I'm no great stinker... uh, thinker Just passing along what I've learned! © Jack Ellison 2014

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Date: 1/1/2015 5:22:00 AM
Sounds like some pretty good advice, Jack. Worrying can only bring more worry. Remain cheerful and those around you will get the benefit. Very much enjoyed reading this one my friend.... Robert.
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Jack Ellison
Date: 1/1/2015 7:04:00 AM
"Worrying can only bring more worry"... well said my learned friend! Best wishes for a happy 2015!
Date: 12/29/2014 1:40:00 PM
I've survived this year by starting to write my friend! Been the hightlight of such a tough year:-) Hugs Jan xxx
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Date: 12/29/2014 7:24:00 PM
Don't know what I would do without the Soup... just fade away into oblivion! LOL! Here's hoping 2015 is a good year for you dear sis! Love and hugs, Jack XOX
Date: 12/29/2014 9:07:00 AM
Hello again Jack!Excellent pen Jack! I really enjoyed your very nice poetic piece here dear friend! A 7 from me! I wish you a very Happy New Year! May the best still come for you in 2015! Have a very lovely day! :) Love and hugs! xxx D."
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Jack Ellison
Date: 12/29/2014 9:16:00 AM
Just re-read your message... you are the sweetest!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Date: 12/29/2014 9:13:00 AM
As long as I can count on your loving friendship, 2015 will be a real fantastic year! Thank you for making 2014 a very happy one! Remember, no guarantees but I'm going to try for 40 more years!!! LOL Love and hugs, dearest ladylove XXX
Date: 12/29/2014 8:36:00 AM
Dragon and I are well grounded, Thanks to you, Santa Jack. Everyone says I'm a greater thinker... and Dragon is a great stinker! We finished and posted the 'Freshwater Goldfish Whales'. Now it's on to the true story of Goldilocks and the 3 bears... You know... The truth behind the myth. LOL. Happy New Year from our menagerie to you! The whales are going up river to break up the ice flows stopping the river water and traffic! They said to say Hi! Dragon says he's going to help. R.I.G.H.T! LOL
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Date: 12/29/2014 8:49:00 AM
Me and Dragon are both great stinkers!!! "Freshwater Goldfish Whales"... GREAT TITLE! Must check it out! XXX