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Thought I better get round to writing a bit about myself. 

I'm married and live on the Isle of Man 

My poetry journey began in November 2013 after my husband was diagnosed with cancer. The first poem I wrote was called was Splendid Isolation. This was written after we returned to the Isle of Man after his surgery in England. I felt so alone and vulnerable in the accommodation  - all I really needed was someone to talk to face to face and maybe have a hug! I posted a few poems on a friends facebook page - mainly humerous poems . An on-line friend Jenny Brewer saw my poems and kept telling me to join here. It took about 3 weeks of her asking me if i had joined to pluck up the courage to finally post and 'Just Desserts'  was the first poem I posted here - it is based on a true experience! Since then my life has been a whirl.  In Jared Pickett's collaboration I teamed up with Darren Watson and we wrote together collaboratively as JaDazzle United.


I adore penguins - the animals not the biscuits!
Loveeeee tall men with greying hair
I love baking/cooking
I like to potter in the garden - need more time to commit to it but have an aged mother who needs me more than my garden does
Adore most types of music - will give anything a listen
Best ever gig - Knebworth 1986 when 'Queen' headlined


HOPE BY TEDDY KIMATHI - A POEM I HAVE TO SHARE WITH YOU - UPDATED 18TH JUNE

Blog Posted:6/17/2017 12:13:00 PM

 

 

POEMS DISAPPEAR OFF THE NEW POEMS PAGE SO QUICKLY - THIS POEM I HAVE TO SHARE  AS I THINK IT DESERVES A LOT MORE EXPOSURE ON SOUP.  

 

TEDDY HAS NOW RECEIVED POEM OF THE DAY!! THANK YOU SO MUCH TPS AND EVERYONE WHO HAS GIVEN TEDDY YOUR SUPPORT 

 

https://www.poetrysoup.com/poem/hope_910117



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Date: 6/17/2017 8:19:00 PM
Yes, I know how much you love this monoku. Teddy sure deserves your praise for it!!
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/18/2017 4:35:00 AM
I do LOVE it Andrea and hopefully other's will now read the poem too:-) hugs Jan xx
Date: 6/17/2017 4:54:00 PM
Hi Jan, Thank you so much for doing this.... You have such a kind soul. Thank you so much!! *^_^* Regards, Teddy.
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Teddy Kimathi
Date: 6/17/2017 6:10:00 PM
I do hope so too, Jan. Thank you so much for everything!! You're too kind!!! *^_^*
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/17/2017 4:59:00 PM
I had to share your words Teddy, you know from my soup mails how much I loved the poem the moment I read it. i just hope the blog generates many more reads of your fabulous poem:-) hugs jan xx
Date: 6/17/2017 1:24:00 PM
Oh I see the poem . I love it.
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Teddy Kimathi
Date: 6/17/2017 6:04:00 PM
Wow!! Thank you so much, Heidi!! *^_^*
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JAN ALLISON
Date: 6/17/2017 1:57:00 PM
I'm so glad you dropped by!:-) hugs Jan

My Past Blog Posts

 
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Date Posted: 7/17/2021 2:35:00 AM
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Date Posted: 5/3/2021 11:28:00 PM
UNABLE TO RESPOND TO COMMENTS
Date Posted: 4/20/2021 5:40:00 PM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY EVE ROPER
Date Posted: 1/24/2021 4:57:00 PM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JACK HORNE
Date Posted: 5/3/2020 6:07:00 PM
TRIBUTE TO MANX FUNDRAISER BOB CORKISH
Date Posted: 4/23/2020 2:29:00 PM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY EVE ROPER - ANOTHER BURNS NIGHT BABY LIKE ME
Date Posted: 1/25/2020 6:58:00 AM
POEM OF THE WEEK
Date Posted: 8/12/2018 1:38:00 PM
OUCH
Date Posted: 4/27/2018 3:09:00 AM
COLLABORATION CONTEST FINALLY JUDGED
Date Posted: 11/15/2017 9:32:00 AM
WARNING ABOUT WEBCAMS
Date Posted: 11/14/2017 1:53:00 PM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DARREN WHITE
Date Posted: 10/2/2017 4:53:00 PM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY SEREN ROBERTS
Date Posted: 9/25/2017 3:51:00 AM
HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANDREA DIETRICH FOR 5TH SEPTEMBER
Date Posted: 9/4/2017 5:12:00 PM
UPDATE ON RUSSELL'S PROGRESS FROM EMMA SIVEY
Date Posted: 9/1/2017 7:05:00 AM
GET WELL SOON RUSSELL SIVEY ****UPDATED ON 28TH AUG WITH A MESSAGE FROM RUSSELL'S WIFE
Date Posted: 8/26/2017 7:28:00 AM
LOVELY LLAMA COLLABORATION PLEASE JOIN IN THE FUN - ****ALSO CONTEST UPDATE*** UPDATE NOW UPDATED ON 17TH AUGUST*
Date Posted: 8/15/2017 6:40:00 AM
COLLABORATION IS FUN! ADVANCED NOTICE FOR CONTEST
Date Posted: 6/26/2017 5:07:00 PM
NEW COLLABORATION - AN INVITATION TO JOIN THE FARTY PARTY
Date Posted: 6/24/2017 10:32:00 AM
LIMERICK CONTEST FINALLY FINALISED
Date Posted: 6/20/2017 3:09:00 PM
NEW LIMERICK COLLABORATION - 'COLLABORATION CAN BE FUN' BY LIM'RIK FLATS - UPDATED 20TH JUNE
Date Posted: 6/18/2017 11:23:00 AM
HOPE BY TEDDY KIMATHI - A POEM I HAVE TO SHARE WITH YOU - UPDATED 18TH JUNE
Date Posted: 6/17/2017 12:13:00 PM
NEW LIMERICK COLLABORATION - CROSSING THE TOAD *** updated 17TH June ***
Date Posted: 6/16/2017 4:23:00 PM
AT THE FOOTBRIDGE LIMERICK COLLABORATION UPDATE
Date Posted: 6/15/2017 4:04:00 PM
LIMERICK CONTEST BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND
Date Posted: 4/26/2017 8:32:00 AM

My Recent Poems

Date PostedPoemTitleFormCategories
7/31/2021 EARLY TO BED, EARLY TO RISE - BAWDY LIMERICK Limerickhumorous,lust,
7/29/2021 WHAT'S IN A NAME - word play warning Limerickcat,humorous,word play,
7/27/2021 DEAD DRUNK Limerickdrink,humorous,
7/26/2021 OOPS Quatrainclothes,humorous,
7/23/2021 WHEN SHE STOLE MY THONG IT WENT VERY WRONG - BAWDY Limerickclothes,humorous,
7/22/2021 DEPRESSION Rhymedepression,sad,suicide,
7/20/2021 KEEPING ABREAST OF THE SITUATION - bawdy limerick Limerickbody,clothes,humorous,
7/19/2021 TALK DIRTY TO ME Monokuhumorous,
7/18/2021 EYE ROWED MY HOARSE Free versehumorous,silly,word play,
7/17/2021 HE ENDED UP WITH EGG ON HIS FACE Pantoumfun,race,
7/16/2021 HE NEEDS SUPPORT - REPOSTED AS COLLABORATION - BAWDY WARNING Limerickhumorous,
7/13/2021 HE NEEDS SUPPORT - BAWDY WARNING Limerickbody,humorous,
7/12/2021 marry me Haikuproposal,romance,
7/11/2021 I WRITE BAWDY LIMERICKS AND POOP POETRY Limerickanti bullying,how i feel,
7/9/2021 TYPOITIS - ITS CONTAGIOUS - BAWDY HUMOUR WARNING Limerickhumorous,word play,
7/8/2021 MORNING GLORY - CONTAINS INNENDO - BAWDY Limerickhumorous,
7/7/2021 WONDERFUL WORLD EL Haikuearth,sky,water,
7/6/2021 anyone for tennis Haikufood,sports,summer,
7/5/2021 BEAR WITH ME Versehumorous,
7/4/2021 PESKY PET - humour warning Limerickhumorous,insect,
7/2/2021 MORNING Ninettemorning,
7/1/2021 Summer Sunset Sonnetbird,sunset,
6/30/2021 LOSING MY VOICE Free versehumorous,music,
6/29/2021 summer vacation Haikubeach,holiday,
6/28/2021 TEETHING TROUBLES - SCARED WITLESS - warning contains humour Limerickhealth,humorous,
6/27/2021 I'M LETTING RIP Rhymeanti bullying,life,poetry
6/23/2021 PHONEY PSYCHIC Rhymehumorous,
6/22/2021 REPETITION, REPETITION, REPETITION Free versehumorous,memory,
6/21/2021 FLAWED THINKING Free verseenvironment,health,
6/19/2021 tranquil moment Haikunature,water,
6/18/2021 ANIMAL FOOTLES Footleanimal,humorous,
6/17/2021 DIE DIE PESKY FLY - LIPOGRAM Rhymehumorous,insect,summer,
6/14/2021 a walk in the forest Haikuseasons,tree,
6/13/2021 FIND ME SOMEBODY TO LOVE Rhymehumorous,
6/11/2021 IRRITABLE VOWEL SYNDROME Rhymehumorous,poetry,word play
6/10/2021 'SOLE' MATES Limerickclothes,humorous,
6/9/2021 CATCH OF THE DAY Versenature,
6/8/2021 HEARTACHE ON THE HILLS Free versegrief,heartbreak,
6/7/2021 I NEED TO SIT Lentohow i feel,humorous,
6/6/2021 SEX ON THE BEACH - BAWDY LIMERICK Limerickbeach,
6/5/2021 RUSH IN BRIDE Limerickhumorous,wedding,
6/4/2021 I SAW Limerickbody,humorous,
6/3/2021 OLD FART - WARNING MAY CONTAIN HUMOUR Limerickhumorous,wind,
6/2/2021 POSITION IMPOSSIBLE II - COLLABORATION WITH TOM CUNNINGHAM - BAWDY WARNING Limerickhumorous,
5/30/2021 POSITION IMPOSSIBLE - Bawdy limerick Limerickhumorous,
5/29/2021 EX-STINCT WARNING POOP POEM Limerickhumorous,wind,
5/28/2021 GIGANTIC GOLDEN SUNFLOWER Personificationflower,
5/27/2021 FOLLOW UP TO NETWORKING NANCY - BAWDY Limerickhumorous,lust,
5/26/2021 NETWORKING NANCY Free versehumorous,integrity,
5/25/2021 POOR WEE MAN - BAWDY LIMERICK Limerickhumorous,
5/24/2021 SUNFLOWERS Acrosticromance,wedding,
5/23/2021 SHE STINKS OF FISH - HUMOUR WARNING Limerickhumorous,
5/22/2021 WACKY WEDDING Triolethumorous,wedding,
5/20/2021 MOTHER NATURE IN ALL HER GLORY - edited for contest form error Verseseasons,
5/18/2021 BENJI Acrosticdeath,dog,
5/17/2021 AND ON THE 7TH DAY HE RESTED - BAWDY Limerickhumorous,
5/14/2021 HALYCON DAYS Rhymeenvironment,nature,peace,
5/11/2021 NINE BABIES Rhymebaby,
5/10/2021 I'LL NEVER QUIT Limerickconflict,humorous,
5/9/2021 Weather Verseweather,
5/6/2021 VICTIMS Verseconflict,food,
5/4/2021 DARK CLOUDS ARE GATHERING Villanelleenvironment,nature,weathe
5/3/2021 They Sit In Judgement Sonnethumorous,judgement,poetry
5/2/2021 The Way You Look At Me Monokulove,romantic,
5/1/2021 Urticaria Versebody,health,
4/30/2021 Global Warming Warning Rhymechange,environment,
4/29/2021 SUMMER Diamanteseasons,
4/27/2021 Critical thinking Monokuhumorous,irony,
4/26/2021 TROLLS Verseabuse,internet,
4/25/2021 HEARTACHE AT COVID 19 FUNERAL Free versefuneral,grave,
4/23/2021 GONE BUT NOT FORGOTTEN Free versegrief,
4/22/2021 DUMPING DOWN UNDER Limerickanimal,humorous,
4/21/2021 SOLITUDE Versebeach,solitude,
4/20/2021 GRIEF Free versebereavement,death of a fr
4/19/2021 I LOVE BUGS - NURSERY RHYME Rhymefun,garden,nature,
4/18/2021 haiku Haikunature,
4/17/2021 at the graveside Haikudeath of a friend,
4/16/2021 DAYLIGHT ROBBERY Monokuirony,
4/15/2021 A PET MINICHU Rhymechildhood,
4/14/2021 RAIN Verseweather,
4/13/2021 IT'S MY TIME Fibonaccigrowing up,me,poetry,
4/12/2021 MY BEDROOM Rhymebrother,conflict,humorous
4/11/2021 FALLING LOCKS Free versecancer,love,
4/10/2021 SO LONG SAMMY SNAIL - NURSERY RHYME Rhymechild,nature,
4/9/2021 PARTY Versebirthday,celebration,
4/8/2021 POLLY GONE - COLLAB Limerickbird,crazy,
4/7/2021 I SEE THE MOON Haibunmoon,sea,
4/6/2021 SPRING LAMBS Ninettenature,spring,
4/5/2021 OBESE Versecandy,health,
4/3/2021 HE'S LEAVING ON A JET PLANE Versejobs,leaving,
4/1/2021 SOLITUDE - SILENCE IS GOLDEN Alliterationchildren,mom,
3/31/2021 AQUARIUS Acrosticme,
3/29/2021 LUST TABLEAU Verselust,
3/28/2021 SEASONS Verseseasons,
3/27/2021 spring flowers Haikuflower,spring,
3/26/2021 STARGAZER LILY Free verseflower,senses,
3/25/2021 SHE'S A PAIN IN THE BUTT Limerickhumorous,word play,
3/24/2021 TITILATION : BAWDY Limerickbody,humorous,
3/23/2021 PUBLICATION Monokuhumor,poetry,
3/22/2021 I LOVE A RAINY DAY - nursery rhyme Rhymefun,rain,

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Fav Poems

PoemTitleFormCategories
Mens Secrets Rhymeabuse,
Dancing Once Again With Words Verselove,
Few Steps Behind I do not know?sad,
The naked ramblers society Versefunny,
Ever-Bright Eyes Quatraindeep,feelings,heart,how i
It's Love, Pure Love Quatrainlove,
On A Gorgeous Day Coupletjoy,
Embers Rhymebereavement,feelings,marr
Limerick 3 Limerickfunny,
Always Can Be Awfully Cold Couplettravel,
PLEASE DO NOT WEEP I do not know?absence,bereavement,
Show You The Way Couplettravel,
Tree Rape Free verseautumn,change,nature,
The Allison Ellison Bond Narrativefriendship,love,
My fifty years in a nut shell Rhymefamily,life,nostalgia,
The Things I Got Used To Lyriclove,
Jan Allison Free versefriend,friendship,poems,p
NIGHTINGALE'S SOUL LIGHTS Sonnetcare,career,dedication,in
SMILE Rhymegiving,happy,inspiration,
Fairy Tales, Angels and Cuddles Rhymechild,father daughter,chi
I Will Hold You Once Again Rhymeheaven,love,
Bingo Versefunny,mum,
I'll Always Remember Rhymelost love,
Willy the Wasp For Jan Allison Coupletchildhood,education,insec
The things as yet to be Narrativelove,
Seduction Free verseromance,women,
I Have To Tell You I Love You Versei love you,romance,romant
A Tribute to Jan Allison Free versefriendship,
Are You Alone Coupletloneliness,
Oh Goddess Moon Versemoon,
Who's A True Friend And Who's Not Rhymebetrayal,friendship,trust
Asperger's Child Rhymegranddaughter,psychologic
Remembrances ---Tanka Tankaemotions,remember,
I Am Whammy Narrativebeauty,fantasy,
Desire Light Verselife,lost love,love,
Rainy days Rhymerain,
To Jan Allison About Our True Real Self Coupletinspirational,sad,
Fake Or Real Rhymeself,vanity,
I Love The Way You Lie Quatrainboyfriend,devotion,hate,h
Your Crotch And You Narrativehumor,
A romantic dream Narrativeromantic,
The Superman Free verseromance,
Forever Romance Free verseromance,romantic,
It Is Not With These Eyes That I Have Loved You Free verseabsence,
It's only time Coupletage,devotion,emotions,tee
I'M COMING HOME Rhymeemotions,military,
Sometimes We Just Have to Get Naked Rhymelife,
Spring Haikuflower,nature,seasons,daf
If We Could Dance Rhymedance,love,
Drenched In One Another Free verseromance,romantic,
Yesterday and Today Rhymeemotions,introspection,
My honky tonk angel Narrativeromantic,
My way Versefunny,
I'm not nosey but Free verseclass,crazy,england,eve,
Frozen In Crystaline - 4 Crystallinewinter,
D-Day in Malta:::co-write Light Versefun,
In Need of a Banquet Iambic Pentameterrecovery from,relationshi
The Rush Haikufirst love,
A Spark In Flight Free verseromance,romantic,
Cas Tim Jan And Me Rhymehumor,humorous,
The Touch of a Stranger Lyricfriend,friendship,uplifti
A memory she left behind Versememory,
A Christmas Snow Rhymeadventure,angel,children,
I need to feel Free verseangst,emotions,
The L In Da Name Linda Stands For Love Narrativelight,
Poor man Rich man Free verseheart,identity,
Gifts from the Tide Free versenature,ocean,sea,
In The Moment Free versephilosophy,
Women's Rules For Men -Not a Poem- I do not know?humorous,inspiration,sept
Delight I do not know?beauty,butterfly,color,
Country Song Rhymeromance,
Kind of Thought Coupletappreciation,humorous,
Hidden Beauty Quatrainmother,tribute,
The Lamp Post Light Versebeautiful,introspection,l
Love Has Its Costs Narrativedesire,
Reflection In The Mirror Free verseage,youth,
WHEN I AM GONE Epigraminspirational,mystery,
Ever deeper grows our kiss Free versekiss,
Low Cost Airline Limerickfun,
Daydream Alliterationbeautiful,dream,flower,
Friendships Rhymefriend,friendship,love,
All I Think About Is You Free verselonging,love,
Moment In Time Free verselove,
For One Pass Of Your Breath Free verselost love,love,love hurts
Sister Jan Limerickhumorous,
John Lennon Narrativemusic,
Chloee and Reginald The Stand Down Dachshund Comedians Burlesquefunny,humor,humorous,rose
Chopped III - Humor Narrativehumor,humorous,
A New Love Found Free verseinspirational,
Tears Of Serious Free verseabsence,age,creation,deat
A Getaway To Ancient Venice Proselove,passion,
Farewell at the Falls Quatrainleaving,lost love,
Sunshine Smile Free versejoy,smile,
Organic Ecstasy Free versenature,planet,
CUPID'S ARROWS Free verselove,romance,
My Heart Beats For You Rhymebereavement,loss,love,
On Our Friendship For Jan Allison Monorhymefriendship,love,
Clipped Crops and Croquet Mallets Haibunbeauty,
LOVE IS A FRAGILE THING - FOR JAN ALLISON Rhymelove,soulmate,
Friend Diminished Hexaversefriend,friendship,

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