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Jack Ellison is a retired graphic designer whose interests and hobbies have varied greatly over the years.

At different times in his life...
• he has designed and marketed board games
• played banjo in a successful folk group
• drawn approximately 1,200 portraits of famous people including 5 U.S. Presidents and had them autographed through the mail
• has played chess worldwide over the internet (usually 30 to 40 games simultaneously)
• is currently the layout artist and publisher of a quarterly 40-page community magazine
• now an enthusiastic and aspiring poet

 


Appreciation


Blog Posted:11/26/2012 8:23:00 AM
Just a few words of appreciation for all the kind comments I've received since joining the Soup in early August! They make my day every day! First thing on my mind when I wake each morning is excitement and anticipation for another day with all my friends here! You are all VERY VERY SPECIAL to this old geezer! To all, love and happy thoughts! Jack 
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  1. Date: 10/17/2013 8:52:00 PM
    Welcome to poetry soup. The group has become richer after your entry. I read one of your poems and admire your style. You are a man with a variety of talents. I for one has much to learn from you.

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  1. Date: 8/6/2013 11:15:00 AM
    Old Geezer???? Shame on you for saying that. Adorable gentleman...accomplished too! What a sweet picture of you two! :) I'm smiling.....HUGS! :)

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  1. Date: 7/30/2013 2:48:00 PM
    Jack, I just found out you have a blog... This is so cool... But then so are you for putting up with me. Love your poetry...

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  1. Date: 11/26/2012 8:01:00 PM
    Love your sense of humor..we need more of that in our lives! BG

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    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/29/2012 1:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Stay tuned, Miss Barbara... nothing much else comes out of this old noggin! Love and hugs, Jack xox
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 5:56:00 PM
    Oops! Im not visiting your poems! : ) Ok....Im going...Im going....

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    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/26/2012 7:34:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    LOL!
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 2:13:00 PM
    I'm pretty sure I have seen some of your poems and as I recall, I really liked them, Jack! welcome to Soup if I didn't say it already!!

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    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/26/2012 3:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you dear Andrea! Keep smiling and stay happy... love and hugs, Jack
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 12:07:00 PM
    Jack, I find your poems hilarious, please keep me smiling.......Seren

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    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/26/2012 1:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I didn't post this blog to garner praise or kudos but thank you dear Seren! My main intent was to thank you all and let everyone know how I value each and everyone's friendship! I can't imagine a day without the Soup! Love and happy thoughts, Jack xox
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 9:04:00 AM
    back at you Jack I think you have put into words what we all think, keep writing ole geezer xx

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    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/26/2012 10:06:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    You are the sweetest Miss Mandy! Hugs and much love! Jackeroonie xox
  1. Date: 11/26/2012 8:30:00 AM
    Jack you keep writing them just the way you do, I like them...David

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    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison Date: 11/26/2012 10:08:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you David, your encouraging words are much appreciated! Jack

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