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Congratulations Jenna on POTD!

Blog Posted:5/19/2022 5:05:00 PM

Your potd was so wonderfully written.  A lot of us here on the soup has been visited by people who have left rude comments on our poetry. I appreciate the stand you took today!! Cheers my friend!


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Date: 5/21/2022 12:47:00 AM
Very well said Mark!
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Date: 5/20/2022 4:00:00 PM
Well done Jenna, blessings ~Constance
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Jenna Logan
Date: 5/20/2022 7:39:00 PM
Thank you, Constance.
Date: 5/20/2022 8:55:00 AM
I applaud all of you for taking the necessary action to clean out the soup kitchen. You stood united and the truth won out. I'm delighted that Jenna's poem was featured as POTD so that the problem came to the forefront.
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Jenna Logan
Date: 5/21/2022 12:04:00 AM
Thank you, Lin. Your help was appreciated. As one that dealt with his bullying in the past, his exodus must be sweet for you.
Date: 5/20/2022 6:17:00 AM
I rarely visit the blog page Mark, but glad I did on this occasion, Jenna done a wonderful job in dealing with and eliminating this troll, and so did you and others below, I mean if your dark, write a dark poem, or one about the macabre, indeed write about religion, spirituality, depression or anything, people can ask questions about these poems or leave a comment if intrigued or unsure about the content, even give your own constructive interpretation, but to try bully other poets and gate crash a blog because your not receiving your daily dose of acquired attention is a step too far, cheers David
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David Kavanagh
Date: 5/20/2022 3:55:00 PM
Heya Lin, good to see you, hope you are doing well, there will always be pretenders trying to take over and push their weight around, all we can do is bring them back down, cheers David
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Lin Lane
Date: 5/20/2022 8:58:00 AM
Very true, David. But during the years I've been in and out of the community, many have thought they were, tried to be, but had no staying power despite their pompous efforts.
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David Kavanagh
Date: 5/20/2022 8:43:00 AM
No one person can be bigger than the soup ~ we’re merely just units that make up a group
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Jenna Logan
Date: 5/20/2022 7:08:00 AM
David, you're included among those who took up the gauntlet thrown by the one pretending to be Mr. Nice Guy, but how quickly he started nipping at us. He stepped too far... near the edge of our patience and fell off the cliff. Ok, maybe he was shoved, but if he hadn't acted like he was the righteous top dog, no one would've paid attention to his bark.
Date: 5/20/2022 12:02:00 AM
Thank you for the blog, Mark. I'm grateful to you and all of you poets who stood with me to deal with the situation. There should never be such aggravation in a community for poetry. Thanks to those who showed up to face the hombre who rode into town claiming he came in peace. It didn't take long before his spurs were jingling like a rattle snake looking for a victim to bite. He put on his holster and loaded his gun... bullet first fired in a blog. It was heading for a showdown. What he didn't expect was a whole posse facing him in the street. His shots were duds, but not those fired back in his direction. He rode off into the sunset, hopefully never to be seen or heard from again.
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Lin Lane
Date: 5/20/2022 8:59:00 AM
Now, there's a high noon story worth telling. Nicely done, Jenna.
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Jenna Logan
Date: 5/20/2022 1:26:00 AM
Thank you. ;) Agreed
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Mark Koplin
Date: 5/20/2022 12:52:00 AM
I am very proud of you and the other great poets who choose to stand up to these trolls and bullies. We need to stay vigilant and keep the steps of the soup swept off!
Date: 5/19/2022 10:51:00 PM
Jenna is not afraid to stand up for what she sees as wrongdoing and is a valued member of poetry soup. Well done Mark for highlighting her. Jenna rocks. Tom
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Jenna Logan
Date: 5/19/2022 11:44:00 PM
Thank you, Tom. I had lots of valuable back up from many of you.
Date: 5/19/2022 6:47:00 PM
Thanks so much for this blog, Mark. Jenna and her work is so appreciated and so deserving.
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Jenna Logan
Date: 5/19/2022 11:46:00 PM
Thanks, Milt, but more important than the potd was a group effort by so many wonderful poets to remove the pepper from the soup.
Date: 5/19/2022 5:13:00 PM
Thanks for the blog Mark, for some reason not everyone is able to leave comments on some poems:-)hugs Jan xx
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Jenna Logan
Date: 5/19/2022 11:46:00 PM
That's for sure.
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Mark Koplin
Date: 5/19/2022 5:49:00 PM
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