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WHEN A PERSON RESPECTS YOU POTD

Wow! Please do count yourself exceedingly blessed! You need not meet their requisites, to pass a friendship test. They allow you a fragrant, flowered leeway. It’s not the ice cold, rock hard, pavement of “their”way! Respect means giving your sister or brother, expressive room. Not sealing them like death, in a “my ideas only, allowed” tomb. Friends, we seem to think, are there for us to hurt? You will feel their absence terribly, when the friendship bubble, you burst! 11/18/2022

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Date: 11/30/2022 7:58:00 AM
Amen love it congratulations on POTD. It seems you were able to get a point across, : ). If they are your friends they will love you regardless, we don't have to agree on everything, marriage has definitely taught me this LOL. , Sad day when we can't respect and show love to poets that we can just choose not to read or comment, love ya
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 11/30/2022 3:13:00 PM
Your congratulations are most appreciated. Nearing three thousand poems, golly, I hope I got my point across! LOL..in this POTD and in others. I made it to the first antholgy, too.i do not think I am anywhere near the piet I want to be. That will take seven more years, Stephen. Thank yoy…Pangie
Date: 11/27/2022 12:49:00 PM
Great pen Pangie, really well penned with a strong message coming from a sad experience but so glad you're still here. Many congrats on the POTD, Take care always, Gordon
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 11/30/2022 3:05:00 PM
Hi Gordon.. Sorry I have not responded to your sooo ail yet! Well, we live and learn from life’s lessons,don’t we? The small minded have bloated egos and yes, love to make fun of us or ruin us. I get a bang out of their flowery comments, because I know their viciousness! Yes, still here and I ask myself….why? The answer is for people like you. The Hope of humanity. Thank you, Pangie,
Date: 11/23/2022 9:48:00 PM
Friendship like any relationship of love and respect is a fragile thing . Balance and compassion are essential. Listening is also another part of the picture, allowing the other to express themselves even if they have different viewpoints. Your words ring true dear Pangie ! Hugs and big congratulations on POTD! Susan :)
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Date: 11/24/2022 1:55:00 AM
Susan, you and I are on the same page Listening is totally significant~this is an important aspect. We all only possess pieces of the truth. Though I know we might think we know far more. As a young girl, I had a friend who did not realize she knew the answer to everything, it was obnoxious. She bosssed folks around and stiil does. Being RIGHT is not a win. It’s the booby prize! Thank you for sharing with such insight, Pangie
Date: 11/22/2022 4:34:00 AM
"Respect means giving your sister/ or brother, expressive room. Not sealing them like death, in a “my/ ideas only, allowed” tomb." You have expressed your feelings so sincerely. Friends are there not to hurt, but to support and respect ! Congratulations Panagie on your well deserved POTD
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Date: 11/22/2022 10:31:00 AM
Good Day, Valsa! Friends are not to hurt! People with big hearts do not do that. Shriveled souls live to harm others. It happens here, sad to say. If people do not like our poetry, do move on. I was so pleased with the responses. Your elegant response is one of them. Thank you…Pangie
Date: 11/21/2022 7:32:00 AM
Congratulations on your POTD, my friend! For a site that promotes positive and encouraging feedback for the members, there sure seems to be a lot of hate being spewed at times. We all come from different background and have different viewpoints to share. Just tell it in a way that supports others, not in a way that promotes hate and division. Write On! Bill
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Date: 11/22/2022 10:18:00 AM
Yes, Bill. I have received hate comments. There is soupmail to write hateful things to instead of making oneself a fool infront of all poets. Or…,if you feel that strongly email them. The other option is to delete the comment or send a copy to PS. All of us have the right to delete comments from arrogant ones here,yet whole groups have stopped reading me! They back a mean Poet. All that does is support them in being mean…..Pangie thank you.
Date: 11/20/2022 11:27:00 PM
Well done on potd Pangue' Great reflective piece.'
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Date: 11/20/2022 11:38:00 PM
Good evening, Joe, another friend who has my back, Reads me, and respects my humble writings, You make coming here a delight, as do others who commented. Grateful to know you, Joe. “You light up my life” as the song goes. Have a yummy,health fillededThanksgiving,
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Date: 11/20/2022 11:28:00 PM
Gershon! Raise thyself up! Yes, you both deserve a tip og the cap. You make me feel welcome and my meager poetry, which is so much me, you actually read!! I sometimes feel inferior to many here. But we all do the best we can! You know how sensitive I am! A hopeless Pisces! I am in no race here. But..would love to write poetry as lovely as a Ferrari or a Jaguar… Fast…and smooth. Warm heart hugs my Poetry Brother! Thank you for being a genuine friend.Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 4:51:00 PM
Respect is a two way street. Sometimes it's difficult to respect those who don't show the same kind of attitude, however, if you're striving to live the way you should- it comes naturally. Your thoughts are so beautiful and uplifting. We must remember, one kind word makes a big difference. Congratulations Panagiota, on Poem of the Day. Many wonderful blessings to you. :) Hugs, Brandy
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 11/20/2022 7:52:00 PM
Appreciate your kind words about Brandy and me, Pangie. You took an extra step to give us a tip of the cap, and I'm sure Brandy appreciates it as much as I do. (Now, if only I were young like that. Oh, well... lol... I'll be content to be young at heart). Light, Levity, and Luminiscence, Gershon
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Date: 11/20/2022 5:36:00 PM
Hello poetess of high integrity! I shall always remember you, trying to protect me. Thank you,yes, kind words do mean a lot, kind actions? You and Gershon stood for me, while rocks were being hurled, upon me. No honor in that! But you and Getsshon have chutzpah and souls that twinkle!! So~thank you for the comment on the POTD, most of all, Brandy, I thank you for being a very young girl bright light in the darkness of the world. With respect! Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 2:36:00 PM
Congrats, Pangie! Very well said! Bob H
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 11/20/2022 3:12:00 PM
Greetings, dear Bob! Welcome to the celebration. You have been a huge contributor to my growth here, so thank you for that.i can never thank you enough. You are a blessing in my life! Hugs from, Pangie ,
Date: 11/20/2022 2:30:00 PM
POTD says it all, Miss Pangie. ~;o)
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Date: 11/20/2022 3:06:00 PM
Sweet Arlo. Thank you for being here! Your acknowledgement really counts to me! Merci. Pamgie
Date: 11/20/2022 12:50:00 PM
Hello Panagiota, Congrats on you POTD. Some people don't deserve the good people's friendship. They do not know when they do not know when they have a good thing. Hugs Darlene xxx
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Darlene De Beaulieu
Date: 11/20/2022 3:52:00 PM
Hello Panagiota, No I did not realizes that. \Yes people do toss away good friendships without realizing it. Yes over differences. No one wins an argument. Yes good friends are like gold. Thank you . So are you. Hugs. xxx Darlene
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 11/20/2022 1:23:00 PM
Dear Darlene! Such wisdom you display in your poem! Do you realize that?people toss away good friends, like trash,…over differences? Good friends are like gold. They never lose their value! You are one of them. Warm hugs ,Pangie,
Date: 11/20/2022 12:32:00 PM
Two souls that share a friendship, accepting each other, is indeed a gift. Congratulations on POTD, Pangie!
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Date: 11/20/2022 12:48:00 PM
I just l adore your description, Kim. In a true friendship, there is No Room for condemnation or worse, self- righteousness. We have to allow and be joyful in differences. My Mom, Irene,of blessed memory, told me when I was young and feisty, Pangie! Not everyone has to think like you! Funny, I thought they did! LOL. I learned, I was wrong. We do not have to be mirror images of each other! Blessings and gratitude~~~ Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 8:37:00 AM
Many congratulations dear Panagiota - you truly deserve the honour of POTD with your poetic words of wisdom. Sadly so many people have little respect for others nowadays, as it is all about themselves... take care dear friend, with hugs from Ann xxxx
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Date: 11/20/2022 9:02:00 AM
Dearest Ann, you speak so truly and reflect our times. Wherein, “it’s all about me!” And worse, disrespect of thee! In the US, it’s crudely stated as “my way, or the highway.” The news here are mean as venomous snakes, by and large. They bite only good people. It’s depressing, Ann. I wish you well, frien across the pond! Hugs from Pangie and paw prints from Queen Irene xxx
Date: 11/20/2022 8:32:00 AM
Congratulations on your POTD! This is a great poem. Very creative and well done. So happy for you.
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Date: 11/20/2022 8:53:00 AM
Good Day, Elena! Your kindness and your warm congratulations, are greatly, appreciated. With gratitude, Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 8:07:00 AM
Congratulations on your honour of POTD. Really wise thought - paying respect and expecting respect from friends, family, everyone, is a fundamental right. Perfectly said! BW ~ Mala
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Date: 11/20/2022 8:51:00 AM
Good day, Malabike! I haven’t had a POTD for awhile, I forgot how exciting they were! This is the shortest one I ever had.lol! I had no idea the message was that powerful…the times we live in are a reminder. Being self-righteous promotes separation…..Thank you much, Malabika, I had a friend with your last name, years ago, he was a delight in my life, as are you. Gratefully, Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 7:32:00 AM
"Not sealing them like death, in a “my ideas only, allowed” tomb" - Very beautiful, indeed! Giving respect, taking respect, giving them their space... A very beautiul poem. Congratulations!
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Date: 11/20/2022 8:43:00 AM
Right on, Christurai! We don’t have to think like TWIN brains. But we can understand with our hearts, I sat, Thank you for reading this, Greatly appreciated, Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 7:20:00 AM
Many congratulations dear Pangie! This is wise counsel, and your poem delivers a clear warning with a gentle spirit. Well said :)
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Date: 11/20/2022 8:08:00 AM
PS. Whew!! Got to make the correction, finally! So sorry for the delay PS. I know you to be one of the nicest people here PS. And you understand what I am saying in this poem. You have a generous spirit. Thank you for being here today. Hugs, Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 6:59:00 AM
I don't see the Squad signing onto this one. lol... Congrats, Pangie!
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 11/24/2022 5:54:00 AM
Ilhan Omer reminds me of a pre-teen. What a model 'legislator' for young people to look up to, eh?!
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Date: 11/20/2022 8:17:00 AM
Gershon, updating my respomse. Yes the Spurious Squuad who loathes the USA got re-elected. And what does this say about the millions who elected them! Scares me to the skies, no kidding! AOC reminds me of a vicious teenager. But that’s only my thoughts. The entire Hill is disrespectful to all US citizens, only there for the cash and added perks. The days and messages of the Kennedys and MKK! Out the window, like trash. Your compatriot, Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 6:48:00 AM
Family and friends are all important, but they need to be good to you. Congratulations on POTD my friend. Blessings
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Date: 11/20/2022 3:03:00 PM
Linda, I haven’t been around much since Election Day. Hoping to be back on scene this week. Pangie
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Date: 11/20/2022 9:33:00 AM
Eve, was having problems with the site…was not ignoring you. Hope this works now? Thank you for extending congratulations. People, Eve sometimes get lost in their own ego and cannot see that others may think way differently, but stomp on them. How juvenile! Being good these days?good people are so disrected they are murdered or jailed for no reason.or dragged from their homes, in the middle of the night. Pray, please” Thou shalt love they neighbor as thyself! Thank you again for that gorgeous tribute you penned. Hugs, Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 6:24:00 AM
- Respect is the first commandment - Congratulations on your p.o.t.d., Pangie :) - Excellent written - hugs
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Date: 11/20/2022 7:57:00 AM
Anne-Nicole, thank you for being you. I never told you this, but you are a source of peace and love to me. I adore your saying…” Respect should be the first commandndment.” If only that were true, there never would have been a war, ever! Nor all the murders here in the USA, babies on up.it is so sad! Peace, Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 6:06:00 AM
Terrific my friend Pangie! Congratulations on the honor of your POTD! Respect! Linda :)
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Date: 11/20/2022 3:44:00 PM
I was out a lot since the election…hope to be back on the planet , this week Pangie
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Linda Alice Fowler
Date: 11/20/2022 8:42:00 AM
Out for a few days to finish a project. Back now :)
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Date: 11/20/2022 7:49:00 AM
Dearest Linda, So glad you are here. It warms my heart! Hope all is terrific with you! Soulful thanks! Your friend, Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 5:12:00 AM
Pangie, congratulations on your POTD honors for these wise words crafted so poetically beautiful! Enjoy your day!!
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Date: 11/20/2022 5:19:00 AM
Dear Mike, you make me blush with joy! I realize it’s not a Sonnet….and was pleased PS chose those simple words of mine to make it a POTD. I never write to impress. My poetry is my heart on paper, like so many others here.! A huge hug Mike, and thank you…l With respect, Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 4:03:00 AM
Respect the ones who are respectful to others..."ta hell" with the other ungrateful bastards. Amen! Congratulations on POTD, Pangie. Blessings my dear friend...Charlie x
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Date: 11/20/2022 4:44:00 AM
It’s apparent, isn’t it, Charles? Respect by others makes the wheels of life hum! Glad you are here, today…. Grateful you are at the soup. Hugs from me. Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 3:55:00 AM
Pangie, congratulations on POTD!
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Date: 11/20/2022 4:40:00 AM
Always wonderful to see you, Tania. You are special to this site and to me. With respect, Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 3:07:00 AM
Congratulations Pangie on POTD honours, I totally agree in an ideal world we should all respect each other, but human nature being what it is, tempers will flair from time to time, but hopefully not all the time, enjoy your day, cheers David
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 11/20/2022 4:30:00 AM
Thank you David! What you say is really accurate. Thank you thank you thank you! When friend standby they drew except you for your fault and those are the ones with me so I think you will be doing this today and other times and all the others read me, In appreciation Pangie
Date: 11/20/2022 12:37:00 AM
Wouldn't it be a wonderful world if everyone got on and respected each other. Congratulations Pangie on the honour of POTD.. Tom
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Panagiota Romios
Date: 11/20/2022 4:28:00 AM
Hi, Tom. If all the world were as respectful as you, life would be more than sweet! It would be perfect!! So grateful for you, Thank you, Pangiet. 3 steadfast years!
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