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Arthur Vaso is a Canadian poet, born and raised in Montreal, Quebec. He has had his works published in local papers/magazines as well as on many Web sites. He has traveled extensively around the world, and writes about a wide variety of topics.


Blog Posted:12/31/2016 9:24:00 PM

Another year has passed, below you will find a link to my blog on Famous Persons who has passed on in 2016, even in sadness I hope it brings a smile!


I wish you all a Happy New Years and thank you all for your friendships

Famous People who have passed on!


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  1. Date: 1/2/2017 8:12:00 PM
    Happy New Year....big hugs

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    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 1/7/2017 11:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

  1. Date: 1/2/2017 6:00:00 AM
    Happy birthday Arthur and have a blessed new year ahead:)

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    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 1/2/2017 5:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you!
  1. Date: 1/2/2017 5:18:00 AM
    Happy New Year dear Arthur.I visited your interesting blog..Wish you all the best.

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    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 1/2/2017 5:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much sweet Charmaine!
  1. Date: 1/1/2017 11:50:00 PM
    Just dropped by to say Happy New Year Arthur, xoxoxoxo

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    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 1/2/2017 5:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Dear Aurore
  1. Date: 1/1/2017 10:01:00 PM
    i am pained by the passages of our fine artists... the latest is carrie fisher, really?.. have a fruitful 2017, arthur.. huggs

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    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 1/2/2017 5:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Nette, all the best to you and family too!!
  1. Date: 1/1/2017 9:27:00 PM
    Ok I made it, my universal transponder genetic reversal time dispersal contraption machine somehow got me to the year 2017. Things are looking up too, I checked the list for 2017 and so far I am not on it!!! https://deathlist.net// Morty you know what this means? We need more rum!!!!

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    Vinson Avatar Doug Vinson Date: 1/1/2017 9:58:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    \_/ \_/ Drink up! Arthur, yeah, the last links with Hollywood's "Golden Age" will soon be severed, and many born in the 1940s are really at risk - such an extraordinarily important birth decade for western popular music.
  1. Date: 1/1/2017 8:53:00 PM
    And a very Happy New Year to you my talented friend! Here is praying that 2017 gives us all some relief from this wicked world that surrounds us! I trust your pen remains hot and your blessings large...

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    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 1/2/2017 5:07:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Robert!!
  1. Date: 1/1/2017 4:06:00 PM
    Happy New Year Arthur!

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    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 1/1/2017 7:54:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    and a Happy New Year to you to!!! Hugs!
  1. Date: 1/1/2017 3:56:00 PM
    We lost too many great people this year, Arthur. Happy New Years though. May you have a blessed new year.

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    Roper Avatar Eve Roper Date: 1/1/2017 11:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I'm glad we didn't lose you Hugs
    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 1/1/2017 7:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Yes but the real important thing is we didn't lose ME, I made it, is 2017 and by golly I am still here!!!!!!!!!!!!! Hugs!
  1. Date: 1/1/2017 5:30:00 AM
    Wishing you all the best in the new year, dear. Yes, we lost some bright stars...Here in this part of the world...little children have lost their lives. We can only keep moving on. Thanks for the blog. Hugs

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    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 1/1/2017 7:53:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Eileen, I wish you and your family a very Happy New Year, and thank you for all your lovely poetry! You have brightened the world!
  1. Date: 1/1/2017 3:47:00 AM
    I've had good times and bad during 2016 but the past cannot be changed and we move on - I'm hoping for a brighter New Year - will be getting an extra candle on my cake in January lol:-) Hope 2017 is good for you Athur - thanks for your friendship and support:-) hugs jan xx

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    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 1/1/2017 7:49:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Extra candle? Me, I start removing 1 candle each year from now on, might not be fooling fate, but it works for me!! LOL
  1. Date: 1/1/2017 12:15:00 AM
    2016 was a breathtakingly bad year, in so many respects... I can only hope 2017 will be a little better. I wish you and all of us a good 2017

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    vaso Avatar arthur vaso Date: 1/1/2017 7:47:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Darren, I wish all the best for you as well!

My Past Blog Posts

Save the Penguins’ - A blog for Darren White
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Collaboration by Seren Roberts and Tim Smith
Date Posted: 10/5/2016 10:34:00 PM
Featured poem by CASARAH NANCE
Date Posted: 9/24/2016 11:21:00 PM
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Date Posted: 6/28/2016 9:26:00 PM
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Date Posted: 6/5/2016 9:48:00 PM
TIM SMITH guest poet of the week!!!!!!!
Date Posted: 5/28/2016 11:46:00 PM
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Notes for the poems The DEVIL and The ANGEL
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Arthur Vaso’s GUEST POET of the week, Emile Pinet
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Arthur Vaso’s GUEST POET of the week, Andrea Dietrich
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Arthur Vaso’s GUEST POET of the week, Eileen Manassian
Date Posted: 2/26/2016 7:49:00 PM
Happy Valentines Day
Date Posted: 2/14/2016 8:22:00 PM
Arthur Vaso’s GUEST POET of the week, Charmaine Chircop
Date Posted: 2/6/2016 12:27:00 AM
Arthur Vaso’s GUEST POET of the week, Lucilla M. Carrillo
Date Posted: 1/14/2016 6:37:00 PM
Arthur Vaso’s GUEST POET of the week, BROKEN WINGS
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2/20/2017 Disco Inferno Blitzamerica,dance,humanity,hu
2/20/2017 Medieval Flutes Free verseart,lost love,love,philos
2/18/2017 I Am Broken Free verseart,daffodils,death,eulog
2/17/2017 Little Free verseart,death,humanity,loneli
2/12/2017 Tricks Free versearabic,endurance,humor,im
2/12/2017 Harif and the Lion Free versebible,character,courage,d
2/11/2017 Tainted Love Free versedeep,hate,humanity,immigr
2/10/2017 Trump Defeats Terrorism Free verseabuse,angst,child,evil,fr
2/8/2017 The Light Within Free verseappreciation,dedication,h
2/2/2017 The Theft of Ones Self Free verseart,humor,paris,
2/1/2017 The Blind Painter Free verseanalogy,art,beautiful,dre
1/27/2017 Lift the Knife Lyricdeath,emotions,heartbreak
1/22/2017 Decomposing Poetry Coupletangel,art,death,destiny,g
1/21/2017 Lady of Paris Coupletgothic,imagery,introspect
1/13/2017 Thousands Free versehistory,obituary,tribute,
1/11/2017 Holy Light Free verseangel,birthday,inspiratio
1/7/2017 The Hacker Free verseart,crazy,love,paradise,w
1/2/2017 Deceptions Epiphany Free verseangel,beauty,dark,evil,fa
12/31/2016 Arms Of An Angel Free verseangel,war,
12/27/2016 One Day Free verseangst,betrayal,dark,death
12/26/2016 Raven Dreams Free verseangel,beautiful,funeral,g
12/24/2016 Do not Speak Free verseangel,art,heart,joy,love,
12/21/2016 Tunnel Vision Free versecharacter,death,deep,depr
12/21/2016 Crumbling Grey Skies Collab with Wardha Malik Coupletangel,art,beauty,deep,dep
12/18/2016 Silent Holy Night Free verseallah,angel,christian,chr
12/17/2016 Mother Mary Free verseallah,angel,bible,christi
12/17/2016 Gospels Forgotten Free versechild,christian,christmas
12/14/2016 The Pink Elephant Free verseanimal,color,crazy,funny,
12/13/2016 I Wish I was an Elephant Free verseangel,animal,children,coo
12/11/2016 Animal Farm Free verseanimal,children,christmas
12/4/2016 The Three Little Pigs Free verseallah,animal,change,chris
12/3/2016 The Blonde in the Library Free versebeautiful,books,god,heart
12/2/2016 Russian Dreams Light Poetryabuse,freedom,racism,wint
11/29/2016 No Words Free verseart,culture,history,poetr
11/28/2016 The Paper Clip Free verseappreciation,beauty,birth
11/27/2016 Abu Nuwas Free verseallah,arabic,inspirationa
11/27/2016 Predictions of poetic dribble drabble Free verseangst,
11/27/2016 The Wall ver2 Free versemusic,symbolism,tribute,u
11/27/2016 ThanksGiving Free verseanimal,death,imagination,
11/26/2016 Knowledge Free verseallusion,art,books,imagin
11/26/2016 Two Park Benches Free verseautumn,imagery,love,persp
11/25/2016 We are so Different Free versearabic,child,forgiveness,
11/24/2016 Rumedicine Free verseangst,dark,death,night,pa
11/20/2016 It is a Secret Lyricfantasy,gothic,humorous,l
11/19/2016 Extra Virgin Olive Oil Free versebetrayal,humorous,love,pe
11/19/2016 Nasty Poetic Speeches Free verseabuse,angst,bullying,drug
11/17/2016 Devils Fill Churches Free verseabuse,allah,angel,faith,p
11/17/2016 The Wall Free verseangel,art,beauty,children
11/16/2016 Nothing More American Free versefreedom,hate,history,voic
11/14/2016 Pleasures of Reading Free verseart,beauty,desire,image,l
11/13/2016 In Memory of Paris the 13th Free verseangel,death,dedication,ev
11/10/2016 In Memory Leonard Cohen Free versedeath,dedication,memory,n
11/6/2016 The Park Bench Free verseart,beauty,inspirational,
11/6/2016 Oh Daddy Free verseabuse,betrayal,child,craz
11/6/2016 Just Another Note Monokuart,beauty,music,
11/6/2016 Just A Note Light Poetrydream,introspection,poems
11/6/2016 Fish in my Hair Lyricchildhood,children,fantas
11/5/2016 Dyheadau Colli Free verseadventure,allusion,imagin
11/4/2016 The Hunt Free verseanimal,humorous,imaginati
11/4/2016 My Kind of Town Free versebeautiful,dream,fish,imag
11/3/2016 Kill Me Free verseangel,beauty,imagination,
10/30/2016 LockSmith Free verseart,cancer,crazy,deep,lon
10/29/2016 Maid of the Myst Free versebaby,beautiful,daughter,d
10/24/2016 Door to Nowhere Free verseallegory,french,humanity,
10/23/2016 Cardboard Boxes Free verseart,christian,humanity,li
10/20/2016 Unease Free verseabuse,analogy,angel,bible
10/17/2016 The Nail Free versedeep,grave,philosophy,spi
10/16/2016 Seren Free versededication,light,psycholo
10/15/2016 Words For Those With No Voice Free verseallah,death,evil,holocaus
10/14/2016 Sandbox Babies Free verseart,christian,imagery,psy
10/10/2016 Dedicated to Donald Trump Free versebible,butterfly,death,non
10/9/2016 Sin Seekers in the Sympathectomy Slum Souks Free verseallah,christian,inspirati
10/8/2016 Day 1 Free verseangel,angst,children,dedi
10/5/2016 Why oh Why Seren Roberts and Tim Smith Free verseart,death,funeral,jealous
10/3/2016 Blind Free versebooks,emotions,grief,life
10/2/2016 Simplicity Free verseintrospection,philosophy,
10/1/2016 Thank You Free versedeath,emotions,eulogy,fun
9/25/2016 Yesterday Free verseart,death,depression,iden
9/23/2016 Twenty Four Memories Free versebirthday,depression,lonel
9/23/2016 The Neck is Broken Free verseangel,gothic,horror,murde
9/21/2016 Paris Floods Free verseautumn,death,depression,f
9/18/2016 Weather Report Free versebeautiful,change,death,dr
9/17/2016 Painter Free verseart,humanity,introspectio
9/17/2016 Death has Come and Gone Free verseabsence,allusion,dark,dea
9/14/2016 The Weeping Willow Tree Free versedeath,storm,suicide,
9/12/2016 Darkest of Confessions Free verseangst,appreciation,french
9/11/2016 Depth of the Darkness Free verseanti bullying,art,beautif
9/11/2016 Julie Free verseart,beautiful,beauty,craz
9/11/2016 We regret to inform you Free versedark,death,destiny,intros
9/10/2016 Into the Night Free verseconfusion,eulogy,identity
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9/4/2016 Darkness Free verseart,dark,dedication,deep,
9/2/2016 Sense of Sereanity Free verseangel,destiny,introspecti
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8/29/2016 My Shoe Collection Free versehilarious,imagination,iro
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Love Me Amor Free verselove,me,me,
Candle Whispers Free verseimagination,
The Lover Couplethumorous,
as the vultures gather to suck beautiful Venezuela dry Free verselife,
Broken soul Light Poetryconfusion,life,lost love,
I Know I am Going to Die Quatraindark,death,body,life,
Enemies of the Peace Free versepeace,violence,war,
Tears in my Garden Questionkulife,
Paradise Lost Sonnetchange,dark,fruit,
DARK AND MYSTICAL Imagismdark,imagery,mystery,nigh
Chronos Rhymeage,time,
In Life's Garden - Dans le jardin de la vie Free versededication,discrimination
IN CRISIS THE VILLAGE Imagismabsence,computer,society,
Firm Land Kimoheart,inspiration,
Stop Eyeing My Candy Versefunny,silly,
November Dreams Sedokalove,seasons,
LIFE'S STORIES Rhymejourney,life,
C'est La Vie Narrativelost love,love hurts,
Autumn on my page Free verseautumn,bird,sky,space,win
Longing Cinquainhope,longing,
Loneliness Verseloneliness,
Loved and lost - Verselost love,love,
On Nature's Stance Blank versebeautiful,conflict,fear,h
BOREALIS Light Poetrylight,morning,
A Woman From God Free verseappreciation,discriminati
The Old Prospector, The Crazy Old Fool Rhymecrazy,discrimination,funn
Love Is Free Senryufreedom,love,
FREEDOM'S CALL Acrosticamerica,
'Still' Free verseinspirational,spoken word
Of Widows and Hearts Haikuirony,
Nothing to write about Rhymehistory,philosophy,silly,
My Rose Was Not Seasonal Free verseabsence,
You are in my blood Pantoumpassion,
Pledge Sonnetlove,
Stay A Little Longer Free verselove,
No Peeking Rhymechildren,
Tell It To The Rain Rhymehurt,rain,sad,
I Hope This Gives You A Good Hearty Laugh Rhymefunny,funny love,
The Last Beat Of A Homeless Heart Free verseloneliness,lost love,
Temptress- A Collab with PC Free versepassion,woman,
JUST ONE MORE DAY Coupletfriend,i miss you,tribute
THE LAST LONELY LEAF Personificationdeath,tree,weather,wind,w
MIRROR OF MEMORIES Free verseemotions,how i feel,sad,
GONE WITH THE WIND Coupletbeach,father daughter,fun
My Poems Are Children To Me Free versepoems,
The Power of Words Rhymeon writing and words
Pierre Rhymenature,
Joie de Vivre - Isn't Life Sweet Rondeaufood,sweet,joy,life,sweet
Broken Heart, For Sale Coupletfunny,life,old,rain,
If I Speak with the Tongue of Men and of Angels Rhymelove,spiritual,angel,ange
Leaf Sonnetmemory,nature,
King Vlad Free versebetrayal,corruption,emoti
THE REAL GODS OF WIND Rhymehumorous,
Under The Moon Versemoon,
Sacrificial Lamb Ekphrasisabortion,anxiety,betrayal
In Another Time Quatrainchildhood,
THORNS Rhymelife,rose,
The New Robbin Hood Coupletcorruption,drug,
Versions Versephilosophy,universe,
Of Children There Are Three-My Lovely Children Coupletchildren,
Valentine Ellip Verselove,
Silent Hunter Rhymebird,nature,
MAGICAL MOONLIGHT - A PANTOUM Pantoummoon,nature,sea,sky,
At Spring Equinox Ethereespring,
Me on the inside Rhymedark,depression,self,
Tranquil Dreams Of Sorrow Love Like There Is No Tomorrow Quatrainanalogy,love,
Leave You, I Must Rhymeanxiety,betrayal,love,lov
Whisper To Me Verselost love,
A Soldiers Oath Rhymecourage,soldier,war,
Come Close Rhymeangst,desire,dream,love,
When They Tire, Give Them A Songbird's Sweetest Glee Rhymeappreciation,art,creation
Dual Pleasure Quatrainemotions,feelings,heart,i
At the speed of life Free versebeauty,death,desire,forgi
The Wall Quatrainintrospection,
When Heaven and Earth Wept Trioletangel,war,
LET ME BELONG Free versehumanity,racism,
My Crystal Blue Rhymeangst,beauty,fantasy,roma
PACING ALONG GRAVEYARDS Dramatic Verseangel,bereavement,grave,
Light Suspended Lyricbeauty,bible,celebration,
Wisdom Found In Looking Back Sonnetart,dedication,deep,inspi
She Gazes Back At Her Path Of Destruction Sonnetevil,grief,life,loss,rela
MY GARDEN Villanellebeauty,butterfly,flower,g
The Bluest Rose Villanelleblue,rose,
You are lovely Versebeautiful,color,conflict,
Came To Me In A Dream Rhymeart,creation,dream,humani
TRUST ME - I'M A LIAR Free versebetrayal,hurt,life,trust,
Love's Alchemy is Eternal Sonnetdream,emotions,god,heaven
Joyous Day At The Train Station Coupletcat,love,
Moonbathing Free versemoon,
In Each Dark Battle Are Gems Still Hiding Sonnethistory,introspection,jou
TREATED LIKE GARBAGE Free verseabuse,identity,longing,me
- Falsehood - Coupletconfusion,deep,metaphor,
Like Zephyr Breeze Free versefeelings,
My Heart in Prison Verseforgiveness,prison,
Cave Crazy Rhymeidentity,irony,mental ill
Inevitable Withering Dramatic Versebetrayal,corruption,farew
Limerick Limerickhumor,
SILENT SIGHS Sonnetlonging,lust,passion,sens
Each Little Drop of Rain I See Quaternrain,

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