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by Geoffrey
Fri Aug 29, 2008 10:56 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Altar Boy.
Replies: 31
Views: 6950

Re: Altar Boy.

Andrew McGeever wrote to Red Poppy: >do not be intimidated into explanations (it seems you've survived so far), but I appreciate your thanks. You are blackening me here, Andrew, while simultaneously being dishonest to Red Poppy by omission. You are the street musician appreciating a penny thrown int...
by Geoffrey
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:40 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Before You're Sixty-Four.
Replies: 359
Views: 77451

Re: Before You're Sixty-Four.

Imaginary friend wrote:
>Disappointingly corny Geoffrey.

i'm too yellow to respond properly to this
by Geoffrey
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:22 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Altar Boy.
Replies: 31
Views: 6950

Re: Altar Boy.

Imaginary friend wrote:
>Geoffrey, you must be a shrink.

shhh....
by Geoffrey
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:17 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Before You're Sixty-Four.
Replies: 359
Views: 77451

Re: Before You're Sixty-Four.

Imaginary friend wrote: >Dear Geoffrey, >You remind me of someone... whom I wish I had gotten to know better. Unfortunately, he's now gone forever, but the memories linger still. God Bless. I often see myself as rather inadequate, and therefore feel very honoured to remind you of that someone. Thank...
by Geoffrey
Fri Aug 29, 2008 1:28 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Altar Boy.
Replies: 31
Views: 6950

Re: Altar Boy.

Andrew McGeever wrote: >Geoffrey: you posted comments re "Altar Boy" on another thread..."Before You're Sixty-four". Could you please transfer them to this one? They are not worth it. My comments concerning 'Altar Boy' were in relation to 'Before You're Sixty-four'. I wondered whether Father McNay w...
by Geoffrey
Fri Aug 29, 2008 1:27 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Before You're Sixty-Four.
Replies: 359
Views: 77451

Re: Before You're Sixty-Four.

Andrew McGeever asked:
>Dear Geoffrey,
>"that evil rascal" (sic) is he
>(a) the Devil
>(b) me
>(c) a combination of (a) and (b)

(a) the Devil

>It's getting late, and I have work tomorrow.

Spare a thought for me. I am one hour ahead of you and start work at 4:30am :-(
by Geoffrey
Wed Aug 27, 2008 9:19 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Altar Boy.
Replies: 31
Views: 6950

Re: Altar Boy.

Red Poppy wrote: >I, too, like this poem. I don't feel I need to explain. Thanks Andrew I understand what you mean. People sometimes come to me and speak of a poignant episode from their childhood. After they have finished I make no comment other than a "Yes," combined with an agreeable nod. That us...
by Geoffrey
Wed Aug 27, 2008 9:09 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Altar Boy.
Replies: 31
Views: 6950

Re: Altar Boy.

Steven cocluded a response to Andrew's poem with:
>My response didn't turn out to be eloquent.

I beg to differ, Steven. This is evidence that not all bottles washed up on the shore are without a messsage. Thank you - and Hosanna!
by Geoffrey
Wed Aug 27, 2008 3:39 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Altar Boy.
Replies: 31
Views: 6950

Re: Altar Boy.

Steven wrote:
>Hi Andrew, I like this poem.

That's it? Are you not eloquent enough to say why you like it, or can you simply not be bothered?
by Geoffrey
Wed Aug 27, 2008 2:18 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Before You're Sixty-Four.
Replies: 359
Views: 77451

Re: Before You're Sixty-Four.

Lady Di wrote: >Continue to enjoy your sabbatical. I am sure many anticipate your return. Thank you my dear. I have a vacant guest room if ever you are passing and in need of warmth, love and safety. I have just been looking at an autobiographical verse about a young catholic lad, an 'altar boy' - a...
by Geoffrey
Mon Aug 25, 2008 12:17 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Before You're Sixty-Four.
Replies: 359
Views: 77451

Re: Before You're Sixty-Four.

Andrew McGeever wrote: >I'm glad you have climbed out of the trench, yet I remain bemused as to why you used "64" as a ladder for recovery. Compared to threads here that are uninspired, desolate and ephemeral, this one is an interesting agora with well-established roots. >. . . there's nothing I've ...
by Geoffrey
Sun Aug 24, 2008 11:12 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Before You're Sixty-Four.
Replies: 359
Views: 77451

Re: Before You're Sixty-Four.

Lady Di wrote: >I accidently found another thread about the "death" of William. Is this perchance the same William of Geoffrey/Sideways Sue/William fame? Hello. I am Geoffrey in Norway, and very much alive and well. 'Sideways Sue' and 'William' are unconnected and unknown to me - as I trust Jarkko w...
by Geoffrey
Thu Jun 05, 2008 11:58 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: my less than 4 minute 38 seconds tribute to Geoffrey Wren
Replies: 18
Views: 2771

Re: my less than 4 minute 38 seconds tribute to Geoffrey Wren

mickey_one wrote: >here is my tribute to Geoffrey . . . thank you for your poem which took me under one minute to read. i am by no means fussy, but before entering a restaurant in which i plan to dine i have the habit of first inspecting the rear of the premises. should there be a lot of mess (e.g. ...
by Geoffrey
Mon Jun 02, 2008 4:11 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: my sad little poem
Replies: 1
Views: 400

my sad little poem

goodbye pal

john
has gone

.
by Geoffrey
Mon Jun 02, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: my clever little poem
Replies: 1
Views: 463

my clever little poem

fact

some poets
have talent

others haven't

.

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