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Bloggers PhotoHi it is time i introduced myself, I was born in Skipton Yorkshire, England, and still have a accent belonging to my birth place. in 1966 my wife Elaine and i and our two sons moved to New Zealand, where the boys were raised. then we  moved on to the city of Perth  in Western Australia.
After 45 years away we both decided to have a move back to the yorkshire dales where we were raised. leaving our children and grandchildren in what i consider the best places on the planet. (NZ-OZ)
Our reason for the move back to the uk was to be able to discover our back yard so to speak, and we have a desire to go to europe, especially scandinavia and germany.
 I would like to say how much i'm enjoying my trip here on soup, and really loved the poems posted, my bigest problem being time, i always seem to be catching up, being able only to spend two to three days on here, even then with limited hours, so please forgive me if my comments seem later than most.  I also love football (soccer) Newcastle United in England being my team, then music, all kinds but mainly Rock 'n' Roll, i'm  a avid record collector, especially old vinyl LP's of the Fifties. my favourite poet is W. H Davies, along with a few on soup here, I do not get a lot of time to read these days, but my favourite Author is Dennis Wheatley, also i love  the the Bronte Sisters, being raised only 10 miles from Haworth, one gets a real feel for their literature, when one visits the area.   Harry

Haiku captcha contest UPDATE Last chance


Blog Posted:8/9/2018 5:40:00 AM

Oh, Dear Last thing i want to do is disqualify any entries. for not adhering to the simple rules.

especially when the poetry is so good...Title of poem haiku abc as an example, LETTERS only

if a number comes up on the captcha say 5 it is the f for 5 that is placed into the title NOT the NUMBER.......

 although flexible with the subject matter Never use a CAPITAL LETTER in a haiku anywhere, and that includes at the beginning of the poem and the second and third line..

So Far 6 out of 18 entries will be disqualified if not corrected..Please check

 

HARRY

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Date: 8/11/2018 9:12:00 AM
Thanks for the heads up Harry:-) I have seen some lovely poems:-) hugs Jan xx
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OUR GOLDEN GIRL MANDY TAMS
Date Posted: 6/23/2013 5:12:00 AM
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Date Posted: 3/23/2013 11:32:00 AM
MEMBERS
Date Posted: 2/27/2013 3:13:00 PM
TIME
Date Posted: 2/18/2013 6:10:00 AM
ANOTHER POET GONE??????????
Date Posted: 2/1/2013 5:43:00 AM
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HELP ENGLISH LANGUAGE,SUZETTE C, DEBBIE G, ANDREA D, AND IF YOU'RE LOOKING BRIAN STRAND, OR ANYONE ELSE!
Date Posted: 1/27/2013 5:02:00 AM
TWO ANGELS IN ONE NAME
Date Posted: 1/20/2013 5:43:00 AM
ERROR 500
Date Posted: 12/27/2012 9:49:00 AM
ALL IN A DAYS WORK
Date Posted: 12/24/2012 2:21:00 PM
JUST A THOUGHT ANSWER,
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JUST A THOUGHT
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GOODBYE
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My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
12/11/2018 Cinder Man Free verseage,
12/10/2018 A Long Time Ago Senryuangst,
12/6/2018 Bland Senryuangst,
12/4/2018 Cloning History Free versefuture,
11/30/2018 A Somewhat Darker Santa Limerickchristmas,
11/27/2018 The Bird Lady of Ecclesall Woods Sonnetnature,
11/25/2018 Making Hay While the Sun Shines Tankalove,
11/23/2018 Betrayal The Poets' Demise Rhymedeep,discrimination,
11/19/2018 A Wintry Blast Haikusnow,
11/13/2018 Six Word Couplet Series Encore Coupletfun,
11/8/2018 A Place to Die Rhymedeath,
11/5/2018 Summer Snowstorm Rhymebeauty,dance,
10/26/2018 Rainbow Rhymesports,
10/26/2018 Haiku-valley of mist Haikunature,
10/24/2018 Got to go Free versenostalgia,retirement,
10/8/2018 Brainstorming Free verseanger,angst,
10/1/2018 Haiku 1-2-3 or 3-2-1 Haikunature,
8/14/2018 Circuit Haikunature,water,
8/11/2018 Sixth Sense Tankafuture,
8/11/2018 Cooking School Limerickfun,
8/6/2018 Wolves and the Moon Free verseanimal,
7/28/2018 A Casual Observation Haibunangst,
7/21/2018 The Weaver Sonnetnostalgia,
7/17/2018 Make Believe Epigramdestiny,
7/17/2018 Kimo Therapy Kimoangst,blessing,
7/16/2018 Intro To Goodbye Lyricmusic,
7/14/2018 Lost in Transition Free verselost,
7/14/2018 Prism Senryulove,
7/11/2018 A Father's Plea Terzanelleangst,love,
7/8/2018 To Grasp a Reason Trioletangst,
7/5/2018 NHS Coupletlife,
7/1/2018 Death is not the End Tankalife,
6/27/2018 A Normal Day Down Brylee Way ABCfun,
6/24/2018 The Gilded Cage Senryuangst,sad,
6/20/2018 For Us All Haikuloss,
6/18/2018 Saga Of 81-82 Part III Free versesports,
6/12/2018 Blubberhouses Moor Haibunnature,
6/12/2018 Living With The Wind Haibunnature,
6/4/2018 High Heel Blues Free verseangst,memory,
5/30/2018 Mortal Adonis Monokulove,
5/30/2018 Prognosis Haikuangst,
5/29/2018 The New Master AD 2121 Free verseangst,
5/28/2018 Open Up Haikusummer,
5/7/2018 Mermaid Senryulove,
5/7/2018 Oops Senryuuplifting,
5/6/2018 Turner Lane 1949 Free versenostalgia,
4/30/2018 Tall Order Haikunature,
4/29/2018 Fracking up the Wrong Tree Sijonature,
4/25/2018 The Industrious Stitch Free verseangst,nostalgia,war,
4/23/2018 Any Which Way Haikuhumanity,identity,
4/21/2018 Tightly Grasps His Soul Versedeep,destiny,
3/18/2018 Peacemaker Senryupeace,
3/6/2018 Water Haikuwater,
2/28/2018 Global Warming Haikuangst,nature,
2/20/2018 Monday's Rain 2018 Version Rhymenostalgia,
2/9/2018 I Wanna Be Free Rhymeangst,health,
1/30/2018 My Lasting Memory Of You Sonnetlove,memory,
1/24/2018 Hermes The Psychopomps Haibundeath,destiny,love,
1/21/2018 Autocrat Senryupolitical,
1/17/2018 Radio Gaga Tankarace,
1/12/2018 Haiku, I Love U Haikuheart,love,
1/11/2018 Wild Winter Weir Haikunature,
1/9/2018 Upon Writing This Sonnet Sonnetcare,writing,
1/6/2018 Nessie Tankaanimal,time,
1/3/2018 Campfire Blues Haikublue,
1/2/2018 Fireside Comfort Monokunostalgia,
12/30/2017 Enter's Stage Right Monokuearth,light,moon,
12/28/2017 10 LINES 5 WORDS Rhymedance,
12/27/2017 Old Age Free verseage,
12/18/2017 Diminishing Senses Tankadeath,
12/18/2017 Terra Firma Tankaearth,
12/7/2017 Final Solution Rhymeabuse,suicide,
12/2/2017 Elementary Senryuinspiration,
11/26/2017 I Started a Joke Rhymegender,identity,
11/11/2017 This Breath I'm a Taking Free verseangst,
9/6/2017 Angels Rhymeangel,
8/24/2017 Ripples On The Water Tankaage,
8/10/2017 A Stormy Day in the Southern Alps Haibunadventure,rain,weather,
7/18/2017 The Yin and Yang of Doubtful Bay Quatrainsea,
7/12/2017 Empty Can Blues Senryulife,
7/12/2017 Faith Senryufaith,
1/30/2017 Ilkley Tarn Haikunature,
1/27/2017 Wild Joker Senryupolitical,
1/24/2017 The Deepest Dwell Free verseangst,
9/26/2016 Society Free verseangst,
9/24/2016 Destiny Haikunature,
9/20/2016 Parasite Tetractysangst,
8/7/2016 Once Upon her Lover's Grave Limerickremember,
8/6/2016 When the Truth doesn't Matter anymore Diminished Hexaverseanger,angst,forgiveness,
8/4/2016 Reflection of Love Rhymelove,
7/31/2016 Canned Heat Tankaallusion,truth,
7/16/2016 Dawn on Mount Manaia Free versebeauty,inspirational,
7/13/2016 Passing It On Tankahope,
7/13/2016 What's Tha Rush Senryuanger,angst,
7/13/2016 Before the Day Begins Tetractysnature,
7/3/2016 Almost Tomorrow Rhymeangst,
6/28/2016 Polaice Tankaculture,
6/19/2016 Desperate Housewife Senryuanxiety,
6/16/2016 I Am Sail Sijoconfusion,
6/6/2016 Nothing to hide Tankaemotions,

My Photos


Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
how do I say good-bye? I do not know?death,father,loss,sad,hou
The War's Over! Free verseallegory,introspection,li
Senior Moments Rhymefunnycar,
My Poems Are Children To Me Free versepoems,
Modern Marketing, A sonnet Sonnetangst,men,
THE PUPPET MASTER Dramatic monologueintrospection,
Woman's Work Sonnetallegory,caregiving,dedic
Broken Eyes Rhymelife,sad
Leadership Rhymeon work and workingpeople
Itsy, Bitsy, Teenie, Weenie Brain Lyricfunny,political
honking recedes Haikunature,seasons,
Henry the Eighth Narrativehistoryme,age,age,body,me
Skin Deep Rhymeintrospectionmen,
White Lace Sonnetlife,seasons
No Greater Hero Free versededication,father,inspira
Devils Deadly Dime Dramatic monologueabuse,day,irony,judgement
Love Scattered Free verselove,sadlove,me,
Summer Restored Haikunature
Time Unwinding Free verseimagination,inspirational
wind mutters softly Haikunature
What Easter Means to Me Rhymefaith,holidayheart,easter
How A Blue Rose Came to Be Rhymedeath,imagination,love,ro
NOT GONE FOREVER Tankanature
Yesterdays People Free verselife,peopleautumn,
A Question of Faith Ethereefaith,
Snowdrops Rhymenature,winter,winter,
Greed and Deceit Free verseangst,family,
Dementia Rhymelife,sympathy,life,life,
Peer Pressure of the Worst Coupletfear,life,loss,war,
Modern Life Rhymefunny,life,car,me,work,wa
Bethlehem's Star Free versefaith,holiday,
Morning Has Broken - 1 Quatrainday,fantasy,fear,me,plane
Morning Has Broken - 2 Quatrainfantasy,
Autumn Reverie Rhymenostalgia,autumn,flying,
A New Year Rhymeholiday,peace,peace,
And Now For Something Completely Different Free versemystery,funeral,old,funer
'Uniquely You' Free verseintrospection,life,
Plockton - Wester Ross Rhymeadventure,angst,death,fea
Virgin America Free verseadventure,allegory,animal
To me True Love is Verselove,romance,
Gold Star Narrativechildhood,war,war,star,bl
The Warp and The Weft Coupletinspirational,
A Golden Journey Coupletanniversary,love,
Simple Words for Simple People Free verselove,on writing and words
Unconfined Quintain (English)lost love,
Thirtieth High School Reunion Rhymefunny,school,me,me,
Sentinel of Strength Rhymededication,mother,women,
Wisdom I do not know?life,
In the Sun's Last Glow Quintain (English)heart,lost love,may,red,
'Memories' Free verseconfusion,life,love,
A Great Unease Rondeaulife,me,me,
Eleven Words Free verselifeold,tree,old,tree,
Wishes and Dreams Coupletday,deep,dream,health,lif
Gift Exchange To Brian From Mandy Coupletfriendship,poets,
Dark Angel Sonnetangst,
Woodland Path Coupletfriendship,inspirational,
THE DEVIL IN A BOTTLE Verselife,happy,dad,work,praye
TAPESTRY Acrosticlife,mum,
'Blowing A Kiss To You' Tankafriendship,love,
Harridan in a Housecoat Quaternpeople,children,father,da
Missing Mom Rhymedaughter,loss,love,mother
Morning in the Conway House Coupletlife,me,morning,
The Green Eyed Lad Quatrainfriendship,fun,green,long
Contract Balladadventure,
5 W's Quintain (English)friendship,
An Eagle's Prayer Rhymefaith,inspirational,visio
Prince Harry Rhymepeople,
911 Aftermath Misguided Haters Versefear,on work and working,
Poet Free verseart,tribute,
I Pine Free versenature,
Pain Balladadventure,
Poets Quatrainconfusion,funny,art,art,p
Natural Born Dreamers Dramatic Versebaby,death,loss,me,sad,ti
taliban Acrosticangst,people,places,war,
Occupy My Home Dramatic Verseintrospection,
Once Upon A Car Ride Free verseconfusion,depression,fear
Poetry Tankaon writing and words,
Ruby Lips Light Verselove,passion,romance,love
Just Too Much Rhymeintrospection,
As Lovers Go Personificationnature,summer,sun,
A Road Still Driven Quatraininspirational,love,
Our Christmas Eve Dinner Coupletdad,humorous,mom,prayer,
The Flame Rhymelife,light,
Save The Last Dance For Me Coupletlove,romantic,dance,night
Down for the Count Rhymehealth,
Do You Remember Sonnetfriendship,daffodils,
Lest we forget Light Versegoodbye,
Jungle War Quatrainhistory,war,home,home,
Taken Rhymefear,grief,
Guns Coupletdeath,life,nice,nice,
Broadway Airs Free verseintrospection,life,city,
No Tickee, No Washee Quatrainjourney,life,old,old,
One Second Delay Free verseintrospection,me,me,
wishful Dramatic monologueinspirational,journey,lif
The Dart Chalker Rhymehumorous,sports,
He Touched Me Free versemiracle,
The Strange Marriage of Love and Pain Personificationlove,marriage,pain,
Yesterday Acrosticboyfriend,
Color me Purple Rhymeemotions,
Sweep in Like a Summer Breeze Lyrichusband,lost love,

Fav Poets

PoetCountry 
Mandy Tams The Golden Girl United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Poet Destroyer A United States Flag United States Read
Chris D. Aechtner Canada Flag Canada Read
JAN ALLISON Isle Of Man Flag Isle Of Man Read
Andrea Dietrich United States Flag United States Read
Owen Yeates United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom Read
Karen Anglesey United States Flag United States Read
Phil boy United States Flag United States Read
Dear Heart Canada Flag Canada Read
Sherifat Aduku Nigeria Flag Nigeria Read
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