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Below is the poem of the day entitled Old Man which was written by poet arthur vaso.


Old Man

Old man


he lived over there
in a house of dreams
		                               alone

	every day
	he fetched his mail


I woke 
	             when he died


Now I stare at the window
	                                       where a little boy


		            watches me fetch my mail

alone


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Date: 3/18/2019 5:13:00 PM
back with congrats on POTD! xomo
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Date: 3/18/2019 8:54:00 AM
What an impact, almost the same as what comes around goes around.. Loneliness is ok for some, but not for all.. Congratulations ...
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Date: 3/18/2019 3:47:00 AM
Dropping back with my congrats on a very well deserved POTW. I love this poignant poem even more because of CayCay's comment about my poems making her smile and that means the world to me. I may not be to everyone's cup of tea but we do need more laughter in our lives :-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 3/18/2019 3:43:00 AM
Congrats Arthur on POTW honours. Tom
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Date: 3/17/2019 11:00:00 PM
This beauty is worthy of POTW Arthur! Big Congrats! Happy St. Patrick's Day! xxoo
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Date: 3/17/2019 2:03:00 PM
ohh, the ancestral cycles of life so finely rendered, arthur... take a bow!..huggs
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Date: 3/17/2019 1:44:00 PM
Life goes on - an excellent write as usual Arthur! Poetry hugs, Jenny
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Date: 3/17/2019 1:07:00 PM
Sad one. My own dad is alone now and I am trying to tell my daughter I may stay with him a while as his health is going downhill..if only we did not live so far away :)
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Date: 3/17/2019 10:17:00 AM
Deep, deep, prophetic, Arthur! I almost shivered. Congratulations. A little classic.
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Date: 3/17/2019 9:50:00 AM
The sparsity of your words amplifies the loneliness of the imagery. An excellent poem, Arthur.
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Date: 3/17/2019 9:43:00 AM
The wheels of life keeps on turning....
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Date: 3/17/2019 8:40:00 AM
such a poignant piece Art, into my faves:-) hugs jan xx
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Date: 3/17/2019 5:34:00 AM
Oh, gosh - the bittersweet seasonal chills you just gave me pushed those I already possess leaving me in time's cloudy sadness. If not for your talent, I wouldn't have to go find one of Jan's limericks to cheer me up! You got me - and that's what poems are for, yes, you scored. Poetry hugs ... CayCay
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 3/17/2019 8:38:00 AM
your comment has made my day Cay Cay I do try and make folk smile with my sillies:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 3/17/2019 3:33:00 AM
You have captured generations in this magnificent piece Arthur. It is going into my faves too! Happy St. Patrick's Day! : ) xxoo
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Date: 3/17/2019 12:03:00 AM
Excellent piece. In to the faves it goes... x
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