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by FranktheFrank
15 Jun 2019, 16:07
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Anti-Trump Day 2060
Replies: 6
Views: 1178

Re: Anti-Trump Day 2060

You've got it Meena
understood well
We have and expression here that goes:
what goes around comes around.

Thanks
please excuse lack of caps, broken my clavicle
fell off a ladder
by FranktheFrank
13 Jun 2019, 16:29
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Two Thousand and Fifty [V5 13 June]
Replies: 9
Views: 1794

Re: Two Thousand and Fifty [V5 13 June]

Changed the title, more apt I think.
Reads up to 1743, amazing.
by FranktheFrank
11 Jun 2019, 14:47
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Newly Married are Supposed to Start Their Marital Life in the Boy’s Parents’ House.
Replies: 5
Views: 289

Re: Newly Married are Supposed to Start Their Marital Life in the Boy’s Parents’ House.

Siva

some queries some suggestions for your perusal:

try groom for boy in title

storeroom was converted to a bathroom

hollow room?

many many, why not many many many, or just many

carries sea salted air or sprayed sea salted air

self sufficient kitchen?

how it looked like her mother's house
by FranktheFrank
11 Jun 2019, 14:37
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Love's Arrival
Replies: 6
Views: 226

Re: Love's Arrival

sweet romance bob,
some exciting scenarios.

'our moment' is a good close,

not sure you need 'near the airport'
by FranktheFrank
11 Jun 2019, 11:45
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: A Warning to the Unbeliever
Replies: 2
Views: 76

A Warning to the Unbeliever

Revelation 21:8 "But for the cowardly and unbelieving and abominable and murderers and immoral persons and sorcerers and idolaters and all liars, their part will be in the lake that burns with fire and brimstone, which is the second death." Israel "Izzy" Folau, Australia's famous rugby wing has just...
by FranktheFrank
08 Jun 2019, 22:40
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Badge of Freedom
Replies: 2
Views: 378

Re: Badge of Freedom

Final Version.
by FranktheFrank
07 Jun 2019, 21:05
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Never Forget - V2
Replies: 6
Views: 465

Re: Never Forget - V2

i agree bob, i don't like most of the collage stuff the way i do it is to leave the original text in feint i can't do that here, the system does not allow. and it is very limiting, but for historical work it seems to work for me. i am only recently getting to grips with it and it is allowable to add...
by FranktheFrank
07 Jun 2019, 17:19
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Never Forget - V2
Replies: 6
Views: 465

Re: Never Forget - V2

hi bob, the daily mail is printing copies of it's new of D-day landings of 75 years ago. every day they print 4 pages of news from the invasion front. my three fold reasons 1. to commemorate the landings of the allied armies, usa, uk and Canada 2. to give American readers a taste of how the brits ha...
by FranktheFrank
06 Jun 2019, 20:10
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Two Thousand and Fifty [V5 13 June]
Replies: 9
Views: 1794

Re: Lauwersmeer V4

v4
It's amazing that over 1300 reads in one month.
by FranktheFrank
06 Jun 2019, 12:57
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Never Forget - V2
Replies: 6
Views: 465

Re: Never Forget - V2

version 2 Thurs. 6th June 2019
by FranktheFrank
05 Jun 2019, 15:40
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Badge of Freedom
Replies: 2
Views: 378

Badge of Freedom

Bill Downs, Bayeux Dispatch, A Badge of Freedom for the Resistance Warriors, Daily Mail, p. 2, Saturday, 10th June 1944 Hour by hour The first complete picture of life in France since the time of Dunkirk emerges in cables from the invasion front. The story to date, told by the Allied team of war cor...
by FranktheFrank
04 Jun 2019, 14:15
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Never Forget - V2
Replies: 6
Views: 465

Never Forget - V2

Never Forget This Man British Hero I’ll Never Forget Rex North, A British Hero I’ll Never Forget, War Correspondent, Daily Mail Friday, June 9. 1944 From Aboard Her Majesty's Ship Belfast This is a story about of the magnificent spirit and endurance of our men in France. We were off the French coas...
by FranktheFrank
03 Jun 2019, 14:34
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Colour of Empire
Replies: 1
Views: 398

Colour of Empire

But when it comes to slaughter You will do your work on water, An' you'll lick the bloomin' boots of 'im that's got it. Rudyard Kipling, Gunga Din Lined up to the bugle call, Haboob, hot and dry tears at my cap, smothers the column in its bricky red dust. We march ag'in the heathen, our bayonets gli...
by FranktheFrank
02 Jun 2019, 21:00
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming June IBPC 2019:
Replies: 17
Views: 807

Re: Upcoming June IBPC 2019: Vir Triumphalis (1944)

ieuanaphywel@aol.com this is my original and unpublished work it is not representing any other board in the IBPC as set out below ieuan ap Hywel: Vir Triumphalis (1944) Marshal Zhukov in the van straddles a slow clomping horse. The documentary dubbed with martial music incongruous with the demeanour...
by FranktheFrank
02 Jun 2019, 16:07
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: The Worst Things About You
Replies: 7
Views: 831

Re: The Worst Things About You

I enjoyed this Bob, it reminds me of a song from the 70's Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) Peter Sarstedt You talk like Marlene Dietrich And you dance like Zizi Jeanmaire Your clothes are all made by Balmain And there's diamonds and pearls in your hair, yes there are You live in a fancy apartment Off ...
by FranktheFrank
30 May 2019, 14:30
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Vir Triumphalis (1944)
Replies: 6
Views: 1413

Re: Vir Triumphalis (1944)

posted in error.
by FranktheFrank
29 May 2019, 01:01
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Upcoming June IBPC 2019:
Replies: 17
Views: 807

Re: Upcoming June IBPC 2019:

Thanks Bob Michael has also shortlisted this poem of mine, I accept both nominations gratefully. Outstanding month for poems from The Block and a record number of readings, some poems attracting several hundred reads, compared to other forums that is significantly high by a factor of 50 times. My se...
by FranktheFrank
24 May 2019, 11:34
Forum: Writer's Block Palaver
Topic: Congrats Bob Bradshaw Eclectica
Replies: 4
Views: 496

Re: Congrats Bob Bradshaw Eclectica

Congratulations Bob.
by FranktheFrank
23 May 2019, 12:01
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Two Thousand and Fifty [V5 13 June]
Replies: 9
Views: 1794

Re: Lauwersmeer V3

I've tweaked this a little too
can't believe 670 have read this already.
by FranktheFrank
23 May 2019, 11:54
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Vir Triumphalis (1944)
Replies: 6
Views: 1413

Re: Vir Triumphalis (1944)

I think this is nearing final completion now.
I can't see much else to add/delete/edit.

Landler, a sombre Bavarian folk dance
replaces the waltz, seems more fitting.
by FranktheFrank
22 May 2019, 20:23
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Bukowski Speaks in Voices of the Dead
Replies: 2
Views: 674

Re: Bukowski Speaks with the Voices of the Dead

Thanks Michael

Found a few errant commas.

Enjoyed the harmonics, spot on. :)
by FranktheFrank
22 May 2019, 12:35
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Bukowski Speaks in Voices of the Dead
Replies: 2
Views: 674

Bukowski Speaks in Voices of the Dead

Buk Speaks in Voices of the Dead 1. I live off scraps, Dog’s lick my sores, but I can’t worry about that I’m moving on soon I can feel it in my bones. This place is better I can sit here in the sun, soak up the warmth. I eat well here and am at peace, but there is this other guy who makes so much no...
by FranktheFrank
21 May 2019, 19:15
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: Moonlit Garden
Replies: 5
Views: 810

Re: Moonlit Garden

One of your best poems ever.
by FranktheFrank
21 May 2019, 10:42
Forum: Writer's Block - Where The Poets Hang
Topic: My Mother's Flashbacks
Replies: 13
Views: 1454

Re: My Mother's Flashbacks

Well Writer Block is on a roll this month some marvellous poems from all members. This has lots of ambition to winkle out every nuance of meaning and feeling in this tale of infidelity and the pain to those closest. No nits, although I wonder if you really need 'shook me' in L2 I Like the implied co...

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