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I am an International Man of Mystery - born in Trinidad, raised in New Zealand, and living in Australia. My earliest influences lyrically were those of the Calypsonians of the 1960s, the greatest being old Birdie himself the Mighty Sparrow as well as the joyful songs of The Merrymen. Later in my teens I was struck by the power of words and language from the mercurial pen of Bob Dylan. The first poem I ever wrote was in 1975 at the age of 14 for a class assignment. I copied the lyrics from the Pink Floyd song "Money" and got a great mark from my teacher, Mrs Laird. She congratulated me on my effort and creativity (something I possessed very little of in school) and so I eventually came clean and had to re-write it. She did commend me on my honesty and choice of lyric though and did what good teachers do...engage and encourage. It could have been worse - I nearly chose a Frank Zappa song that would have been highly inappropriate! My poetry is very much like me - a work in progress! I often revisit and revise my catalogue as I grow as a writer and am grateful for any constructive advice. The real writer and talent in my family is my wife who is more an author than a poet, but she is far too sensible to bare her soul to the world. I, however, am not! I love my golf, my cricket and my Rugby League (that's a similar sport to Rugby for all my non-European/Australasian readers) and support Russell Crowe's team, the mighty South Sydney Rabbitohs and the North Queensland Cowboys in the Australian NRL (National Rugby League). Go the Bunnies and go the Cowboys!


DON'T BE A STRANGER TOMMY BOY


Blog Posted:10/11/2018 5:54:00 PM

 

TO SOME HE WAS A ONE MAN CRIME WAVE AND TO OTHERS A VERY TALENTED WRITER AND FRIEND.

TO ME HE WAS A KINDRED SPIRIT - NAUGHTY BUT NICE!...TO ME ANYWAY

TOMMY CERTAINLY ADDED A BIT OF COLOUR (AND A LITTLE CONTROVERSY) TO THE SOUP BUT SUCH IS LIFE. I HAVE ALTERNATE VIEWS WITH THE COMPANY I KEEP ALL THE TIME. ANYWAY, IT'S GOING TO BE A LITTLE DULLER AROUND HERE WITHOUT HIM FOLKS.

I KNOW HE'LL BE BACK ONE DAY...OR WILL HE? 

SO IF YOU HAVE ANYTHING TO ADD PLEASE DO.

NOW TOMMY, BEING THAT YOU ARE VERY PYTHONESQUE AND MUSICAL, LET ME JUST LEAVE YOU WITH THIS PARTING THOUGHT...

                            

                             ALWAYS LOOK ON THE BRIGHT SIDE OF LIFE...  

 

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Date: 10/17/2018 6:37:00 PM
so Tommy left ...again...and now the voices of yea and nay are being spilled over this blog, human nature I guess, I can only guess because I'm always on the outside looking in or am I on the inside looking out either way it is what it is... or maybe not... one question...who was funnier Curly or Shemp?
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Brandy Nicole
Date: 10/18/2018 1:25:00 PM
:) Curly is funny!! As far as Bert and Ernie? Yep!! I agree, Ernie Rocks!!
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/17/2018 7:05:00 PM
That's like trying to choose between Bert and Ernie! Who am I kidding...Ernie rocks!!
Date: 10/15/2018 6:20:00 PM
Some of the poets here on the soup, and in life, are steady fixtures like planets in orbit around the sun. Others are like meteors, flying by and very hot, but burning out, never to be heard from again. And then there are comets. When they fly by, they light up the sky, draw all the attention, stir everybody up and then they are gone. But they come back... we'll be hearing from Tom again! You can bet the stars on it.
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Daniel Turner
Date: 10/16/2018 12:34:00 AM
Very profound philosophically also! Wish I had thought of it:)
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Becca Teagan
Date: 10/15/2018 7:16:00 PM
This is a beautiful poetic comment, Mark.
Date: 10/15/2018 2:54:00 PM
Reading all the comments below and I gotta tell ya', "I can just feel the love". Really hard to believe someone would actually say, "good riddance" to a fellow poet. C'mon people. We're a little better than that, don't ya' think? At least, I hope we are. I've read poems written by all of you and I have seen the kindness in your hearts. Forgive and forget.
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Brandy Nicole
Date: 10/15/2018 7:23:00 PM
Well said Daniel, and so true.
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Becca Teagan
Date: 10/15/2018 6:11:00 PM
I agree.
Date: 10/14/2018 11:20:00 PM
Thank you all for your personal insights. I should note that no contributors were harmed during the making of this blog. It has been most edifying. Some of you are clearly not July mourning and that's okay. And now for something completely different...
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Becca Teagan
Date: 10/16/2018 12:33:00 PM
:O
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/15/2018 10:01:00 PM
okey dokey.
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/15/2018 2:24:00 AM
I am, just wait
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/15/2018 12:26:00 AM
Now Art, you're not one of those divas who always has to have the last word are you? If you did that to my wife she'd throat-punch you lol. I know, I learnt the hard way!
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/14/2018 11:47:00 PM
The majority
Date: 10/14/2018 4:48:00 AM
Best of luck to you Tom. I enjoy your poems, you are an excellent writer. I know that from what I have read on here you have made PS more colorful at times, I don't think that is a bad thing. Hope you come back!
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Date: 10/13/2018 4:04:00 PM
Don't recall you ever offending ME, and since I consider leaving myself at times, (like now), I wouldn't hold that against anyone, as we have to walk our own paths, and go through many doors alone. I know other very good folks who have left of late, and for the same reasons that get to most of us, (at times), so I don't question your motivations either. It's still, all-in-all, the best poetry site on the web, IMHO, so my choice is the obvious one for now. Blessings and godspeed, always!
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Date: 10/13/2018 11:50:00 AM
Twomas, GOD BLESS on whatever journey you choose.
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Date: 10/13/2018 10:34:00 AM
Tommy, Tom, July, who ever you are. We have had our differences over the long years here on Soup. You have gone and come back a few times, so maybe? I think you are an excellent writer and have enjoyed your poetry and contests. I truly wish you all the best on your new adventure, we all need a break sometimes to try something new ~
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Date: 10/13/2018 7:01:00 AM
Tom, don't go. Good friends are hard to find,, and who am I going to joke with if you are gone? You have such an awesome talent, more than one, and some days yours is the only post I read, both because I am short of time and interest. Ha! Don't go. I will miss you. Love and hugs, Catie :-)
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/13/2018 7:56:00 AM
Catie, I'll cheer you up...let's see, okay here goes. Why don't cannibals eat clowns? They taste funny!
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Catie Lindsey
Date: 10/13/2018 7:08:00 AM
Hi Keith! :-) Good to know you are still around. I get bored so easily, but you tend to remedy that. Hahaha. I hope all is well with you. Love and hugs, Catie :-)
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/13/2018 7:06:00 AM
Catie, I'm still here...hello! Just kiddin', and it's nice to see you again.
Date: 10/13/2018 6:27:00 AM
I'll toast to that, he certainly added a bit of colour and a little controversy to the Soup, and I for one will miss him. I think he is a great poet, and a shame to see yet again another great leave this site. Such is Life I guess. Tommy it was a blast to write with you, and thank you for all the help along the way my friend. Constructive criticism, I'm all for that. Take care, and don't be a stranger
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/13/2018 7:03:00 AM
Yep, Rusty seems like a genuine top bloke. Just don't piss him off with a phone in his hand lol.
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Maria Williams
Date: 10/13/2018 6:32:00 AM
Hi Keith, a fellow Aussie, nice to meet you. I have met Russell Crowe, a nice man and a great actor.
Date: 10/12/2018 11:41:00 AM
Dear Keith, thank you for posting this blog. Even though I didn't really know Tommy Boy (Tom) I shall miss his poetry and comments. He may have had a way about him, but I don't believe he meant to ever hurt anyone. (Just being honest) He was kind to me. I will say this, as long as I see some are throwing words at him. I was treated poorly when I began posting, by a few here that I didn't know. (Is that considered being bullied? Perhaps!! ) Thank you Becca for being You. You show great character. Once again, thank you Keith for this blog. I hope the best for Tommy. ~ Brandy
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Brandy Nicole
Date: 10/13/2018 8:18:00 AM
:) Me?!! Look what I have done to you?!! Lol. Okay, so now I am going to have to listen to that song today. Since it is stuck in your head. It is now lingering in mine. :) Soft smile.
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/13/2018 7:23:00 AM
"...Brandy wears a braided chain made of finest silver from the north of Spain, a locket that bears the name of the man that Brandy loved...". See what you've done? I can't get it out my head!
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Brandy Nicole
Date: 10/12/2018 6:28:00 PM
Really?? You love this song?? Me too. :) Always have. Thanks for the smile. And, I suppose we don't really know Tommy. But then again, perhaps we do. Only what he wants us to know (Of course) Lol. My best to you. ~ Brandy
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/12/2018 5:49:00 PM
Hi Brandy, love that song..."the sailors say Brandy, you're a fine girl; what a good wife you would be...". Do any of us really know Tommy? I'm beginning to wonder lol. Take care.
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Brandy Nicole
Date: 10/12/2018 1:39:00 PM
You are very welcome Becca. Kindness is a Virtue! And, I am not one to run off because of others being childish. I have dealt with such before. Standing up and speaking the truth is best. Hugs, Brandy
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Becca Teagan
Date: 10/12/2018 12:23:00 PM
Thank you, Brandy. I'm glad you didn't let a few unkind people run you off. Thank you for speaking up. ~hugs~
Date: 10/12/2018 11:35:00 AM
Alright Keith, love these types of blogs. Lively and real. Like Plato, I like Tommy. Not just for who they are, but for the spice, the fire, they add to the soup. Every time one of these types leave, the soup becomes more bland. I see he may have dabbled in some ‘bullying’. Of course, some are given a free pass when it comes to this, but that is the herd mentality of our nature – to pontificate when the price is low.
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/12/2018 6:42:00 PM
Rob, love it... "one of these types". Type of what I wonder? Cheers.
Date: 10/12/2018 10:13:00 AM
When he first came here, Tommy hurt my feelings too, with his sarcasm, and I let him have it (in a PRIVATE soup mail, not with a hateful poem) But, being the forgiving type, I gave him the benefit of the doubt, and he forgave me too, and he turned out to be one of my favorite poets here. Sometimes he was brutally honest, but I never saw bullying from him. Sarcasm, yes, and maybe he wasn’t sensitive enough to those of us who were too sensitive of his sarcasm -but he wasn’t what I’d call a bully. And trust me, I’ve seen bullying here; still do. Anyway, I'm going to miss him. But I understand he's on a mission that he believes in. I hope he'll come back someday. We can all learn to lighten up a little. Thanks for posting this blog, Keith.
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Becca Teagan
Date: 10/15/2018 7:18:00 PM
Brandy, thank you.
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Brandy Nicole
Date: 10/14/2018 3:09:00 PM
Becca did the right thing. She confronted Tommy in private. She states that he had hurt her feelings. She never said he was a bully. Perhaps, if others would have done the same, things would have been different between them and Tommy. I will say this. Becca speaks the truth. Tommy was brutally honest, sometimes. Key word being (Sometimes). Being sarcastic in comments, is very different than being a bully. Just being honest. ~ Brandy
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Joseph May
Date: 10/14/2018 8:46:00 AM
Wow Becca you make him sound like a choir boy, the fact is he was a bully, and for those who seem to condone that type of behavior there are many other poetry sites where they can find it.
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/13/2018 8:21:00 PM
Art, you remind me of Allan in The Hangover.
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/13/2018 4:06:00 AM
Lin Lane I am glad your definition of humility and love is different, most know what the words truly mean.
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/12/2018 5:53:00 PM
Girls please, Tommy Gun is not someone to bicker over. Save that for when I leave! Hi Wonder Woman, I mean Becs.
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Becca Teagan
Date: 10/12/2018 11:39:00 AM
Gosh, thank you for that permission, to pursue my quips lol
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Lin Lane
Date: 10/12/2018 10:59:00 AM
I would hope so. You're entitled to your opinion as much as I am to mine. Now, I'm done with the bickering, so if you wish to pursue your quips, go right ahead and spew.
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Becca Teagan
Date: 10/12/2018 10:55:00 AM
Clearly, your definition of "humility" and "love" is different than mine.
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Lin Lane
Date: 10/12/2018 10:40:00 AM
I'm not going to get into a debate over the merits and faults of Tommy. We all have faults. His mission is the same one I've been on for years and requires humility and love for Jehovah. I forgive anyone...anything including his ugly words to me. If you're referring to my poem as a 'hateful' poem, I will correct you by saying there is no hate whatsoever in my words. I hate no one. I only state my opinion and the opinions of others that feel the same way. While many find no fault in his actions, I do. I'll leave it at that.
Date: 10/12/2018 10:03:00 AM
I cannot judge ... Tommy has always been very kind to me and has never, never said an unkind word and that is the judgement I have set on him.
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Date: 10/12/2018 9:08:00 AM
You're not alone, Jan. I've written about it many times, including the poem I posted yesterday. He's picked on many of us with his sarcastic comments, camouflaged as "constructive criticism," but those of us who have felt the brunt of his poison pen are happy to see him gone...if in fact he is. Or perhaps he'll come back with the name of 'Big Daddy Troll.' He was no white knight in my book.
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/13/2018 2:37:00 AM
This perfect example of insults, ops sorry "critique"
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/13/2018 1:52:00 AM
Isn't it good that Arthur feels he can share with all of us his pearls. I ramble (when I've had too much to drink) we all do, but our friend here has turned it into an Art form! I'll be honest, it's beginning to get a little hard to navigate through the swamp of his mind. Does anyone know what he's talking about? Does he know? If so, please do tell...you will be doing a public service.
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/13/2018 12:37:00 AM
And....... thank you for all your help, is an example of how people should be!
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/13/2018 12:35:00 AM
Oh on a completely separate topic, you mentioned white knights, and it reminded me a poem!! arthurvaso.weebly.com/current-poems.html I wrote it quite a while ago!
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/13/2018 12:32:00 AM
Trump is also on a mission LOL there is no mission worth the negativity, is better to build than destroy. The most evil of mankind have been nice to some people, is not how they treat only the few but the many. This whole blog was made to stir things up, one day maybe they will work on more positive endeavors. We can only hope. LOL
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Lin Lane
Date: 10/12/2018 9:59:00 AM
G'morning, Keith.
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/12/2018 9:29:00 AM
Yikes! Hi Lin.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 10/12/2018 9:12:00 AM
Yet another of my friends has removed all her poems recently I know she had issues with him. I hope he is proud of his actions
Date: 10/12/2018 8:39:00 AM
Guess i'll be the only one to speak out but i say good riddance to him I hope he keeps to his word and doesn't return but from past experience I don't believe a word he says. I won't miss his bullying especially to women poets and sarcasm and quoting the bible but not acting in a christian way with his behaviour. I DO miss the many people he has forced to leave because of his actions. I am sure he has their names notched into his bedpost as his conquests.
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/13/2018 2:34:00 AM
You confuse someone who responds to someone who is a bully, and I have seen you make threats, so I wouldn't talk about glass houses if I was you. You know very well what have you done here and in the past.
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/13/2018 12:07:00 AM
@ Art...mate, people in glass houses! I have seen a couple posts of yours (not directed at me) which I found very ugly and offensive. It's like you have no boundaries or filter. So Tommy's faults aside, take a look in the mirror...you ain't no prince. BTW, I don't defend Tommy's rants, or anyone elses. I don't know why people just don't use the block facility if they are being targeted.
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/12/2018 11:44:00 PM
I have had such encouraging and nice help here, along with you, Lin Lane, Tim Smith and White Wolfe to name a few have always coached and helped correct obvious errors. Is sad so many have left, even I post here, my focus is elsewhere. In the end is this site that loses by putting up with this kinda stuff.
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/12/2018 11:43:00 PM
I might add on a positive note, most who critique in public are the ones who can not even write, that I find comical, however I found some wonderful people here, who truly do critique and edit and assist, of course having upbringing doing so in private not public, and that has been great. I am dyslexic and so spelling and grammar are not my strong points. I might also add many famous writers are/were in the same boat.
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/12/2018 11:36:00 PM
Jan you have been forthright and honest, not like a few who outright lie, to insult is never critique, nor is hurting, nor is making disparaging comments then quickly deleting the evidence. If people spent as much time actually writing poetry, as they did stirring the waters this would be a much nice site. If this is how they have to validate themselves, is simply sad.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 10/12/2018 9:30:00 AM
The truth hurts Keith I doubt he will ever change his ways but he will never bully me again. Sadly yet another of my friends left to site recently I hope he is proud of his belittling bullying comments
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/12/2018 9:27:00 AM
Ouch! Hi Jan.
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Lin Lane
Date: 10/12/2018 9:12:00 AM
Jan, I'll never let you take a rightful stand on your own when the cause is justified.
Date: 10/12/2018 8:22:00 AM
..."REMEMBER LIFE'S A BAG OF...."but I digress. Do miss the added intrigue of "him".....
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Date: 10/12/2018 2:09:00 AM
You Rock, lets see your Kavanaugh post next!!! After all the more abused the better the Trump. I mean seriously this makes you proud? LOL
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/13/2018 11:24:00 PM
There you go again off on another tangent. Trump? Dude, is that all you got?
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/13/2018 11:18:00 PM
Whats funny is this is an apt description of you. Are you competing with Trump by any chance?
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/13/2018 11:13:00 PM
I can understand and sympathise with Jan and Lin's frustrations but you are a wolf in sheep's clothing. In the past your vitriol has been among the worst I've seen. That was why I responded to you the way I did. The whole Jekyll and Hide thing is getting a bit lame! BTW, I loved you in The Hangover. Must be sad though being a one man wolf pack!
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arthur vaso
Date: 10/13/2018 10:14:00 PM
I agree Jan, and seeing people promote the vitriol is sad.
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 10/13/2018 11:56:00 AM
You know what makes me really sad Art is that some people forget that there are those who write poetry as a means of escape often to get away from devastating life issues, some have suffered from abusive relationships and are vulnerable and yet they are subjected to crap on the site, its no wonder people leave. I am so sad yet another friend left in September she also had nasty comments (which are often amended at a later date ) but when they are read the damage has already been done. Will say no more on the blog I think its served its purpose
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/12/2018 10:05:00 PM
hmmmm!
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Brenda Chiri
Date: 10/12/2018 9:33:00 PM
Art bullies and haters are everywhere now days!!
Date: 10/12/2018 12:08:00 AM
July, July! Why, why, the bye, bye?! Sigh..... Well, I hope you fly high beyond the starry sky...will miss your humorous and cheeky comments, which I have always enjoyed...soup will no longer be the full Monty if it's only Trickster around being spicy! Best wishes to you, but I hope you can pop by every now and then to give the soup a good stir! :)
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taai tekai
Date: 10/14/2018 10:44:00 AM
You just keep those spy sunnies on and ready coz if you see me doing the shuffle, you better be busting a wiggle! "Everyday I'm shuffeling" LMFAO - such fine jokesters...Have a great week and take it easy with the tricks :))
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/13/2018 11:35:00 PM
Mr Sulu doing the shuffle...this I gotta see!
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taai tekai
Date: 10/13/2018 9:43:00 PM
lol! thanks but no deal...I don't really pack well and I can certainly do the shuffle, so long as the music's right ... :)
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/13/2018 8:13:00 PM
Mr Sulu, you are a card and a big deal! Now that Tommy Gun has folded will you follow suit and shuffle off or will you join my pack?
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taai tekai
Date: 10/13/2018 9:16:00 AM
There's usually 2 of them in my pack Thanks for the warning but at least you know a joker is wild It's the quiet cards that always take one by complete surprise!! :)
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/13/2018 1:24:00 AM
Beware the joker in the pack!
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taai tekai
Date: 10/12/2018 10:09:00 PM
I think they are Tasmanian Devils... I did not know him as Tommy - just Seeker and July. I have doubts about your card deck but you think I should close my eyes?! heck no! lol :)
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/12/2018 6:11:00 PM
Mr Sulu, are you suggesting I have a few kangaroos loose in my top paddock? Anyway, I guess Tommy is an acquired taste. Now close your eyes and count to ten...
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taai tekai
Date: 10/12/2018 10:33:00 AM
ha! like I'm going to play cards with a trickster who I'm sure is not playing with a full deck, let alone the right deck! lol Quite a hot soup you got going - lots of spice mixed with bitters and sours too...sometimes, flavors can be overdone and now my taste buds are so confused! :)
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/12/2018 7:45:00 AM
Here, pick a card...any card!!
Date: 10/11/2018 11:15:00 PM
The last I heard Tommy's riding a dream come true, golden than the soup, truer to his eye. Best wishes, bon voyage, knock it out of the park.
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Date: 10/11/2018 10:21:00 PM
Dawg, who's going to correct my sonnets? Tommy, whatever you do, be sure to have fun. Life is too short not to. I wish you the very best, my friend.
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Date: 10/11/2018 10:01:00 PM
Tommy, my friend all I want to say is don't wander far. Like Keith has mentioned Your "NAUGHTY BUT NICE!" I like that of you. I've learned that those that I love stay with me for life. You have been a great inspiration to me with your wonderful inspiring comments and your great talent of storytelling and poems. Thank you Keith for posting this blog.. Hugs Eve
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Keith Trestrail
Date: 10/12/2018 8:55:00 PM
:)

My Past Blog Posts

 
DON'T BE A STRANGER TOMMY BOY
Date Posted: 10/11/2018 5:54:00 PM
THE SOUP A LITTLE BITTER FOR SOME!
Date Posted: 4/26/2018 7:58:00 AM
Speaking of Simon & Garfunkel
Date Posted: 2/26/2018 8:12:00 AM
MOVIE NIGHT
Date Posted: 1/31/2018 8:20:00 AM
A DELICATE SUBJECT BUT I MAKE NO APOLOGY
Date Posted: 1/14/2018 7:23:00 PM
DO YOU HAVE A FAVOURITE CHRISTMAS MOVIE?
Date Posted: 12/11/2017 8:16:00 AM
BATTLE OF BEERSHEBA
Date Posted: 10/30/2017 8:34:00 PM
Riddler Strikes Again
Date Posted: 8/15/2017 10:36:00 PM
It's Riddle Time!
Date Posted: 8/14/2017 3:01:00 AM
I TOO WILL BE DOWN FOR MAINTENANCE!
Date Posted: 6/23/2017 12:17:00 AM
STATE OF ORIGIN
Date Posted: 5/30/2017 10:55:00 PM
WHO WOULD YOU INVITE?
Date Posted: 5/3/2017 2:05:00 AM
A Technical Glitch or Something Else?
Date Posted: 4/2/2017 4:54:00 PM
MAJOR SOUP EXCLUSIVE: SEAN CONNERY, EAT YOUR HEART OUT!
Date Posted: 3/18/2017 7:27:00 AM
I'VE BEEN OUTED - DAM PAPARAZZI
Date Posted: 3/12/2017 9:10:00 AM
THE DAY THE MUSIC DIED!
Date Posted: 1/25/2017 8:31:00 AM
A life over before it's begun!
Date Posted: 9/9/2016 9:28:00 PM
The Place I Call Home!
Date Posted: 6/19/2016 9:57:00 PM
My USB stick wiped itself - HELP!
Date Posted: 3/22/2016 9:20:00 PM
Major Sullivan Ballou's last letter home!
Date Posted: 3/8/2016 6:15:00 PM
I'm Screwed - I forgot it was your birthday
Date Posted: 2/22/2016 5:06:00 PM
I know it's been said a thousand times before but...
Date Posted: 12/18/2015 7:37:00 PM
What the World Needs Now...
Date Posted: 12/13/2015 6:39:00 PM
Who Killed JonBenet?
Date Posted: 11/28/2015 7:11:00 AM
The Music of Our Lives - a fun exercise!
Date Posted: 11/23/2015 6:25:00 PM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
5/13/2018 All I Need Rhymefate,introspection,life,
5/11/2018 Age and Youth Epigramage,life,word play,
5/8/2018 Gone Fishing Epigramfishing,humorous,
2/5/2018 Ode to My Mother Rhymeloss,mother,
1/28/2018 The Trees of D'abadie Rhymefarm,sad,tribute,,Lullaby
1/9/2018 I Remember Rhymeblessing,childhood,christ
12/14/2017 A Lincolnshire Lass Rhymethank you,tribute,voyage,
6/23/2017 Forest Sonnetnature,
6/8/2017 Opposites Attract Monokuhumorous,
5/20/2017 Southern Cross - The Old Lady of the Sea Balladleaving,nostalgia,travel,
10/4/2016 Where I Live Free versehome,
8/22/2016 The Broken-hearted Monokuheartbreak,
8/20/2016 Scared Stiff Monokuhumorous,
8/16/2016 Ballad of Joyce Hill Balladeulogy,goodbye,tribute,
8/11/2016 My Heavenly Father Kyriellefaith,god,
7/29/2016 Monicagate - to Stain or Abstain Limerickhumorous,political,
7/21/2016 Why Hillary Should Wear Flame Retardant Pantsuits Limerickcorruption,leadership,pol
7/12/2016 Making Hay While the Sun Shines Rhymenostalgia,summer,youth,
7/8/2016 It's True Monokugender,
4/12/2016 To Oscar on His 16th Birthday Sonnetbirthday,blessing,son,
2/24/2016 Batter Up Limerickfun,silly,
2/22/2016 The Human Formula Monokulife,
2/20/2016 No Hurry Limerickfun,humorous,
2/14/2016 Confessions of a Teenage Boy 3 Limerickboy,humorous,teenage,
2/2/2016 Fire Haikufire,nature,
1/26/2016 When I Was Ten Coupletchildhood,school,
1/17/2016 Here's Why My CV Needs Work Biodrug,fun,silly,,10th grad
1/14/2016 A Trini Abroad Limerickfun,rude,social,
1/13/2016 Forrest Trump Limerickpolitical,satire,
1/11/2016 Wisdom Senryuwisdom,
1/10/2016 Hillary Clinton Limerickpolitical,
1/7/2016 Confessions of a Teenage Boy 2 Limerickboy,desire,growing up,
12/24/2015 Confessions of a Teenage Boy Limerickchristmas,humorous,boy,
12/16/2015 George Armstrong Custer Clerihewgiggle,
12/13/2015 Amazing Grace Monokufaith,inspiration,
12/12/2015 Butterfly Effect Limerickallegory,butterfly,sensua
12/11/2015 Spooky Monokuhumor,
12/11/2015 Battle of the Sexes Monokulife,
12/10/2015 Attention: Alliteration Ahead Alliterationirony,
12/8/2015 Epitaph Epitaphdeath,farewell,sports,
12/6/2015 Family Monokufamily,
12/4/2015 Date Night Monokudesire,
12/1/2015 Beyond Reasonable Doubt Narrativecorruption,murder,mystery
11/28/2015 Who Killed JonBenet Rhymedeath,judgement,murder,
10/20/2015 The Jack of Hearts Balladhumorous,nostalgia,
8/18/2015 Argus Sonnetdedication,music,
7/20/2015 Flag of My Fathers Senryuhistory,patriotic,
7/7/2015 Sharapova Footlefun,sports,
7/5/2015 Red Waltz Versecolor,i love you,love,
7/2/2015 Drunken Moon Haikudrink,moon,
7/1/2015 Glacier Haikunature,
6/29/2015 Twins Limerickconfusion,funny,
6/27/2015 Forest With No Trees Haikuenvironment,nature,
6/25/2015 Nevermore Quintain (English)metaphor,religious,
6/20/2015 I Exist Senryulife,
6/18/2015 Eve of Destruction Tankaenvironment,life,
6/16/2015 A Rat's Tale Coupletpets,
6/14/2015 The Eyes Have It Rhymebeauty,
6/10/2015 Seek Versefaith,god,
6/8/2015 Idols Tankahow i feel,
6/4/2015 God Save the Queen Limerickpower,relationship,
5/31/2015 Edward Snowden Clerihewmissing,political,
5/30/2015 Kim Kardashian West Clerihewcelebrity,funny,
5/29/2015 Arnold Schwarzenegger Clerihewfunny,
5/28/2015 Custer Limerickfunny,history,military,
5/27/2015 Barefoot in the Park Limerickadventure,lost,
5/24/2015 Picture Perfect Haikubeauty,nature,
5/23/2015 Western Springs Rhymemusic,nostalgia,
5/21/2015 Now That's a Fairytale Limerickfunny,humorous,
5/20/2015 The Unkindest Cut of All Limerickfunny,humorous,
5/17/2015 Bankers - More Like Bandits Limerickfunny,humorous,
5/13/2015 Hemingway and Wilde Limerickfunny,humorous,
5/12/2015 The Art of Age Limerickage,life,
5/9/2015 Everyone Needs a Hobby Limerickfunny,humorous,
5/6/2015 Safe Sex Limerickfunny,humorous,
4/30/2015 Pick Up Line Free versefunny,humorous,
4/29/2015 Romans 11:17 Limerickallegory,bible,faith,
4/26/2015 Smart and Sexy Limerickfunny,humorous,
4/25/2015 Anzacs Limerickanniversary,war,
3/30/2015 Beer Goggles Limerickbeauty,funny,humorous,
3/25/2015 The Incorruption of Youth Tankachildren,innocence,
3/19/2015 He Winks At Us All Haikudeath,
3/18/2015 Human Highway Haikulife,
3/15/2015 How Great Thou Art Acrosticfather,
3/15/2015 An African Tale Tankaafrica,death,
3/15/2015 Paradise Lost Haikubeauty,lost,nature,
3/12/2015 Geisha Haikuseasons,spring,
3/11/2015 Life Haikulife,mystery,
3/10/2015 Springtime Haikuspring,
3/10/2015 Death Comes To Us All Senryudeath,father,life,mother,
3/8/2015 Crimes of Passion Senryuheartbreak,love,
2/28/2015 To Oscar on His 15th Birthday Sonnetbirthday,child,son,
12/16/2014 Kiss of Time Sonnetintrospection,
12/14/2014 Christmas Eve Sonnetchristmas,
10/14/2014 When Bad Things Happen to Good People Limerickbeach,fun,funny,
9/17/2014 To Oscar on His 5th Birthday Sonnetbirthday,son,
9/16/2014 I Just Can't Win Limerickfunny,humorous,marriage,
9/11/2014 Romance in Durango Limerickdance,funny,lust,
9/9/2014 Action, Not Words in a Singles Bar Limerickfunny,social,
9/7/2014 My Lawyer the Idiot Limerickfunny,life,

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