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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, poems/love'>love and happy thoughts! Jack 
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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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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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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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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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Date: 11/29/2012 1:47:00 PM
Stay tuned, Miss Barbara... nothing much else comes out of this old noggin! Love and hugs, Jack xox
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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Date: 11/26/2012 3:21:00 PM
Thank you dear Andrea! Keep smiling and stay happy... love and hugs, Jack
Date: 11/26/2012 12:07:00 PM
Jack, I find your poems hilarious, please keep me smiling.......Seren
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Date: 11/26/2012 1:25:00 PM
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
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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Date: 11/26/2012 10:06:00 AM
You are the sweetest Miss Mandy! Hugs and much love! Jackeroonie xox
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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Date: 11/26/2012 10:08:00 AM
Thank you David, your encouraging words are much appreciated! Jack

My Past Blog Posts

 
Appreciation
Date Posted: 11/26/2012 8:23:00 AM
Country of Origin
Date Posted: 11/3/2012 8:28:00 AM
A request...
Date Posted: 10/10/2012 10:06:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
11/24/2017 An Overhaul Limerickage,
11/24/2017 It's All Relative Limerickinspiration,
11/24/2017 A Shining Star Limerickdad,
11/24/2017 Stretching A Point Limerickaddiction,
11/24/2017 The Creepies Take Flight Limerickdream,
11/23/2017 Jake Thesnake Limerickfun,
11/23/2017 Bottom Line Limerickadventure,
11/23/2017 Jack The Philosopher Limerickhappiness,
11/23/2017 Just Another Winter Limerickweather,
11/23/2017 CAPS Do The Trick Limerickconfusion,
11/22/2017 My Friend Silent One Limerickfriendship,
11/22/2017 UnlessYou're A Horse Limerickhumorous,
11/22/2017 Yummy In The Tummy Limerickdrug,
11/22/2017 An Adonis like Me Limerickfun,
11/22/2017 A Diamond In The Rough Limerickappreciation,
11/21/2017 Don't Rock The Boat Limericklife,
11/21/2017 Ching-A-Ling Limerickfuture,
11/21/2017 Nappy Time Again Limericknature,
11/21/2017 Torture Limerickscary,
11/21/2017 My Three Sons Limerickpride,
11/20/2017 A Health Nut Limerickdad,
11/20/2017 Love In The Spring Limerickfood,
11/20/2017 A Vee Pee Limerickfun,
11/20/2017 Our Taters Limericksnow,
11/20/2017 No Clue Limerickscary,
11/19/2017 Inspired Each Day Limerickinspiration,
11/19/2017 My First Love Limerickyouth,
11/19/2017 Music Of The Islands Limerickmusic,
11/19/2017 Power Hungry Maniacs Limerickstress,
11/19/2017 My Rubber Ducky Limerickjoy,
11/18/2017 A Little Weird Limerickcharacter,
11/18/2017 A Thirst Quencher Limerickadventure,
11/18/2017 Our Kids Limerickchildren,
11/18/2017 Rise Above The Sheet Limerickappreciation,
11/18/2017 This Nincompoop Limericksorry,
11/17/2017 Your Jockeys Go Brown Limerickfreedom,
11/17/2017 Flurries Limerickwinter,
11/17/2017 A Brain Scan Limerickgiggle,
11/17/2017 Must Be Age Limerickage,
11/17/2017 My Hospital Visit Limerickhealth,
11/16/2017 A Class Action Suit Limerickteenage,
11/16/2017 A Wrong Turn Limerickage,
11/16/2017 Wake, Pee, Meow, Eat, Sleep Limerickgiggle,
11/16/2017 The Boob Tube Limerickscary,
11/16/2017 Just Be Silly Limerickdestiny,
11/15/2017 Any Port In A Pinch Limerickdream,
11/15/2017 Some Days Are Crap Limericklife,
11/15/2017 Changing Underwear Limericksilly,
11/15/2017 Keep On A-Chuckling Limerickfamily,
11/15/2017 A One Act Play Limericklife,
11/14/2017 Kickapoo Joy Juice Limerickcelebration,
11/14/2017 If We Run Out Of Gas Limerickhumor,
11/14/2017 Whiskey And Koolaid Limerickfun,
11/14/2017 Male Flea Bags Limerickhumorous,
11/14/2017 My Eyeballs Bulge Limerickinspirational,
11/13/2017 Thor Limericksuccess,
11/13/2017 Super Jock Limerickwinter,
11/13/2017 Tweek My Tweeka Limerickcute love,
11/13/2017 A Flour Sack Limerickbeautiful,
11/13/2017 Bonks Your Coconut Limerickfun,
11/12/2017 A Time Of Goodwill Limerickchristmas,
11/12/2017 Grab The Brass Ring Limericklife,
11/12/2017 Stay Kooky Limerickgiggle,
11/12/2017 Egg Rolls Yum Yum Limerickhumor,
11/12/2017 Penguins Limericknature,
11/11/2017 Your Left Ventricle Limerickhumor,
11/11/2017 Overmorrow Limericklanguage,
11/11/2017 Apologies Limericksorry,
11/11/2017 Ransom For Fat People Limerickfun,
11/11/2017 The Licking River Limerickhistory,
11/10/2017 Alien Beings Limerickspace,
11/10/2017 No Need For Dulcolax Limericklife,
11/10/2017 One Week Of Winter Limerickwinter,
11/10/2017 A Pink Leather Suit Limerickage,
11/10/2017 Crap Happens Limerickautumn,
11/9/2017 Achieving Perfection Limerickperspective,
11/9/2017 Perfection I Is Limerickhero,
11/9/2017 The Funny Side Limerickhappy,
11/9/2017 A Very Forward Cashier Limerickgiggle,heaven,
11/9/2017 Vegas Limerickjoy,
11/8/2017 Her Den Limericknature,
11/8/2017 Tomorrow, Who Knows Limericktoday,
11/8/2017 Shopping Silliness Limericksilly,
11/8/2017 A Soft Sweet Momma Limerickmom,
11/8/2017 Zona Is Calling Limerickfarewell,
11/7/2017 Alien Beings Limerickfantasy,
11/7/2017 A Hollywood Blockbuster Limerickfate,
11/7/2017 Braille Limerickhumor,
11/7/2017 Crime Is Non-Existant Limerickparadise,
11/7/2017 A Dual Personailty Limerickconfusion,
11/6/2017 Cataracts Limericksurreal,
11/6/2017 Saliva Limerickrainforest,
11/6/2017 Balls Limericksilly,
11/6/2017 My Morning Brew Limerickaddiction,
11/6/2017 Daylight Confusing Time Limerickconfusion,
11/5/2017 At Times Lay An Egg Limerickdedication,
11/5/2017 Fisticuffs In The Kitchen Limerickhumorous,
11/5/2017 Hay Rolling Limerickdesire,
11/5/2017 Our Wee Stowaway Limericknonsense,
11/5/2017 An Arm And A Foot Limerickangst,

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