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My name, is William Darnell Sr. I'm a retired carpenter, and a father of 5 grown children, 4 boys, and a beautiful daughter. My wife's passed away, 13 yrs now, so that makes me, a widower. My oldest, a son, is passed as well. I also have 6 grandchildren, 4 boys, and 2 beautiful granddaughter's. I've been writing poetry for around 20 yrs. My inspiration's God, my 7th grade English teacher, and my woodshop teacher. The greatest thing I have ever done, was married my wife, may she rest in peace, and the children she has given us. I was supposed to write a story of a tragedy that has happened to my family. But, having some difficulties. So, I'm just going to come right out and tell you. Two of my children had been raped, by a family member as some or maybe most of you might well know. My late wife's little brother done this. I hold myself responsible, most say, it wasn't my fault and I get that. But, the truth is, we knew. more to come... And, for this reason alone, that we knew, I hold responsible. I, as a father, husband, protector, and a man should have been assertive, regardless of my wife's feelings, having our children's best interest at mind, and said no, absolutely not! Ok, this is a Bio, an entry as to who I am, a briefing. I'll carry this story over to my blog. Anyways, that's me!

Best of Wishes,


What's With This Soup Mail and Derogatory Remark?

Blog Posted:11/28/2022 6:03:00 AM
I got a SoupMail from Mrs. Doris Bettencourt, and it was rather an unpleasant one at that. There is a profile but no poems submitted. PoetrySoup Staff, do you know of this, does anyone know or perhaps got rather a nasty SoupMail? I'd repeat it but isn't appropriate, but, under the circumstances, should I do without being reprimanded? It's a shame we even have people like this here, without being monitored. I realize everyone has opinions, but I'll tell you now, I don't care about opinions or what you think of me, that's between you and God, my bottom line. And I will not respond to anyone's negativity on this site either. It is just disgusting this behavior happened. Best of Wishes, William Darnell Sr

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Date: 11/29/2022 12:49:00 AM
I did receive a general mail from this person and have blocked. I had put out a warning blog too
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Date: 11/29/2022 2:24:00 PM
Thank you, Unseeking, for your support. Well, I agree though with no real profile, and no poems, shouldn't be allowed. I've spoken my mind. Blessings, my friend, to you, and your family, this holiday season.Best of Wishes, William
Date: 11/28/2022 1:51:00 PM
William, I am so sorry you had to go through this hurtful experience. I personally have not received an email from her, or whoever this person is, but have received a couple rather nasty emails. I agree with Constance and Gary - block whoever this is and report the incident to P/S. It is always telling when a person with no poetry submitted starts to slam other poets - to me a sure sign of a troll. Sending blessings of comfort to you. Thank you for alerting all of us to the situation.
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Date: 11/29/2022 2:14:00 PM
You're entirely welcome, Sam! Thank you for your support in this act of unkindness. I know there are people out there like this, just I am bold to speak my mind with dignity, and constructively as I have done. Thanks again, Sam! I appreciate everything you've said. Blessing to you and your family this holiday season. Best of Wishes, William
Date: 11/28/2022 7:52:00 AM
William, I got a soupmail previously from this person with an account but no poems, which in my opinion should not be allowed, no poems, no reason to be here, should equal no account. She was looking for money with a sad story, I am not a heartless person, but know a scam when I read one! Anyways, I blocked her, and I suggest that you do the same, why be bothered by her again. I did report her at the time, but she remains to bother people, no one should have nasty soupmails sent to them ever, it is disgusting and low behaviour, blessings
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Date: 11/29/2022 2:05:00 PM
Thank you too, Constance, for saying it. There are two different ones. One got or had rather foul language. And the other one is, yeah, a charity kinda thing. But the derogatory remarks, it's disgusting. I agree, no poems shouldn't have been able to create an account. But thank you so very much for your support, Constance! Blessing to you this holiday season. Best of Wishes, William
Date: 11/28/2022 7:24:00 AM
Hi William. You were right to ignore the message. Unseeking recently posted about nuisance soupmails from the very same person you mention. It appears several of us have had similar. I actually received 2 soupmails from this person (whoever she / he / it is) last week and blocked them. I suggest you do the same straightaway and hopefully PS Staff will delete them. Cheers - Gary
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Date: 11/28/2022 7:29:00 AM
Thanks, Gary, for the heads up. It's a shame we have folks like that here. I know it can't be stopped, and I will dbl check to see if they are indeed blocked. And again, thank you. Best of Wishes, William

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1/2/2023 Gardens of Memories Rhymebereavement,courage,death
12/25/2022 Dashing, Ole' St Nick Narrativeblessing,celebration,chri
12/7/2022 Impact's Proseconfidence,deep,family,hu
11/13/2022 Let Me Bare Your Pain Prosededication,for her,i love
11/6/2022 Fear, You Won't Know Free verseanxiety,courage,deep,depr
10/20/2022 If It Hadn't Been for You Lyricbest friend,deep,family,f
10/1/2022 I Am a Believer in a King Prosebirth,christian,christmas
9/25/2022 The One I Know, Is There Free versechristian,depression,emot
9/23/2022 A Challenging Flight Free versedark,depression,emotions,
9/3/2022 I Can Free verseappreciation,celebration,
8/30/2022 A Silhouettes Smile Free versebest friend,dedication,fo
8/18/2022 Silences, Silenced Free versedeep,imagery,journey,sile
8/15/2022 My Intentions Proseabsence,desire,for her,in
8/3/2022 Acrostic - Brenda Lee Kime Acrosticappreciation,beautiful,de
7/31/2022 Never Seen It Coming Proseanxiety,confusion,depress
7/31/2022 A Perpetual Forever Free verseadventure,hope,metaphor,o
7/25/2022 Only Dreams Imagination Free verseappreciation,character,cr
7/22/2022 I Am Legend Proseimage,imagery,imagination
7/19/2022 King of Lions, Heaven Bound Free versebest friend,cat,death,fee
7/19/2022 Thrice My Spirit Free versefaith,god,heaven,i am,ima
7/11/2022 Ode to Mischief Lotus Free verseanimal,anxiety,cat,dedica
4/27/2022 Unfair Rhymeangst,cancer,confusion,de
4/25/2022 My Demons: Awakened Rhymeabsence,angst,anxiety,cha
3/22/2022 Darkness, My Ole' Friend Free verseanxiety,confusion,corrupt
3/15/2022 Cravings of a Venomous Toxin Free verseabuse,addiction,betrayal,
3/9/2022 Loneliness Hotel Rhymedeep,depression,fear,lone
2/22/2022 Stupid Is, As Stupid Does Rhymechristian,confidence,cool
2/12/2022 The Secret to Having It All Proseblessing,desire,loss,love
2/6/2022 We Are People Proseconflict,confusion,cultur
12/16/2021 Just Me: Part 2, Sitting on The Shelf Free verseencouraging,growth,inspir
12/6/2021 Tales of The Poets Rhymeappreciation,character,fa
11/17/2021 Through These Fields Rhymeart,confidence,deep,emoti
9/23/2021 Birds On A Bucket: Picture of Art Imagismanimal,art,bird,creation,
9/3/2021 Are There Three In You Free versechristian,confidence,deep
9/1/2021 Eternity With You Rhymebeautiful,deep,devotion,h
8/29/2021 Amber Rivers of Past Regret Rhymeconflict,confusion,courag
8/28/2021 Alien Invasion Rhymecheer up,crazy,cute,hilar
8/28/2021 Four Thing's Rhymeappreciation,character,de
8/28/2021 Love At Home Rhymeblessing,family,home,huma
8/21/2021 A Heart Inside Dreams' Prosecreation,deep,dream,encou
8/17/2021 I Gather Words Proseinspirational,literature,
8/8/2021 A Pleasure to My Sorrow Prosecharacter,courage,deep,en
6/26/2021 Love In This World Proseappreciation,blessing,con
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12/14/2020 Let Them Words Play Free verse4th grade,5th grade,funny
12/7/2020 Choosing Me Romanticismbeauty,for her,imagery,na
10/25/2020 Just For Today Free verseadventure,emotions,encour
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9/30/2020 A Muse, To A Muse, To Amuse Rhymecharacter,friendship,humo
9/27/2020 The Muse, In My Quill Rhymecharacter,humorous,inspir
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4/20/2020 Cleverly Rhymecharacter,humor,metaphor,
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