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by William
Fri Jun 13, 2008 2:23 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: The Gifts of Men (1)
Replies: 40
Views: 4658

Re: Mid-Soldier on Golden Hill

Simplify for best results. Truly!
You have lost the feeling in the construct.
The last verse works because it has an honesty that's missing in the rest of the piece.

God bless,
William
by William
Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:17 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Dearest Michael;
Replies: 4
Views: 822

Re: Dearest Michael;

Mickey
you tricky
dicky
you've been reading my posts
on the sly! :lol:

God bless,
William

PS Lord Jeffrey sends his best :shock:
by William
Wed Jun 11, 2008 2:33 pm
Forum: The Summer Tour 2008
Topic: Venue for Dublin pre-gigs meet-up
Replies: 158
Views: 25527

Re: Venue for Dublin pre-gigs meet-up

Dear Friends & Gentle Hearts, Greatly looking forward to meeting all my Irish friends in Dublin - confetti, MFL, tiggs, fisher, poppy, damellon, daka and tinderella, though I assume she's going to be in the area for the elderly and infirm? Actually I'll have at least one of the Webb sisters with me ...
by William
Wed Jun 11, 2008 2:27 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Dearest Michael;
Replies: 4
Views: 822

Re: Dearest Michael;

Dearest Cate
too late. :lol:
As sure as mares foal
I'm not a troll, 8)
I just adore Michael's devotion
to self-promotion. :shock:

God bless,
William :oops:

PS
No need to inflict your commitment to the QC here -
you could just PM him dear! ;-)
by William
Wed Jun 11, 2008 3:29 am
Forum: Other Writers and Writing
Topic: Swinburne
Replies: 1
Views: 1151

Re: Swinburne

Well done greg,
wonderful to read the juvenalia.
Written like a true man.

God bless,
William
by William
Wed Jun 11, 2008 3:27 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Beautiful Losers - reread
Replies: 35
Views: 19638

Re: Beautiful Losers - reread

I feel a Doctoral thesis coming on. :lol:
Heaven spare us.

God bless,
William
by William
Wed Jun 11, 2008 3:25 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: I really don't know.......
Replies: 17
Views: 2166

Re: I really don't know.......

Oh goody, more of Michael's pictures.
Including one or two of Leonard in his company we hope!

God bless,
William.
by William
Tue Jun 10, 2008 5:03 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: Backward Suicide (a partially stolen poem)
Replies: 10
Views: 1359

Re: Backward Suicide (a partially stolen poem)

What, no comment from Michael.
Is this a record?
Is he on holiday?
When can we expect the photographs? :lol:
by William
Thu Jun 05, 2008 10:36 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #29-40
Replies: 187
Views: 70174

Re: Book of Mercy #29-

It appears to me that in this song, as in Joan of Arc, the fire (even the fire of hell) is symbolic of the f/act of cleansing and having broken INTO the prison (and a state of suffering) he is inviting those whom he admires to join him there because only through this suffering/purging can they be st...
by William
Thu Jun 05, 2008 10:27 pm
Forum: The Summer Tour 2008
Topic: Venue for Dublin pre-gigs meet-up
Replies: 158
Views: 25527

Re: Venue for Dublin pre-gigs meet-up

damellon, I'd love to make myself available for lidnu's front seat
But
1) I already have a backstage pass :lol:
2) I value my personal safety and with fisher issuing threats well..... ;-)

God bless,
William
by William
Thu Jun 05, 2008 6:07 pm
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: La Di Dah
Replies: 42
Views: 6844

Re: La Di Dah

Greg wrote:

"To say the most,
I doubt very much that Annie is in the least bit succinct.
Why, I'll bet she takes a bath almost every month,
whether she needs it or not."

Hilarious :lol:. Laugh? I haven't laughed so little in ages.

God bless,
William ;-)
by William
Thu Jun 05, 2008 6:05 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #29-40
Replies: 187
Views: 70174

Re: Book of Mercy #29-

Imaginary Friend, I love your verse and yes I am as old - to the same September day - as Leonard - if that is old??? Cate, thank you. I presume ( though one should not presume ) with the word damnation coming before the furnace that furnace refers to the fires of hell (pull up a chair and let us war...
by William
Thu Jun 05, 2008 3:12 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: La Di Dah
Replies: 42
Views: 6844

Re: La Di Dah

Greg succinct as ever. :razz: Michael thank you for keeping us up to date on the day job. (No pictures of late - holiday time coming round again I hope, can't wait to see the latest safari en famille - if I'm still blacklisted with the QC, will someone kindly let him know I said hello. And that Jeff...
by William
Thu Jun 05, 2008 3:06 am
Forum: Leonard Cohen's poetry and novels
Topic: Book of Mercy #29-40
Replies: 187
Views: 70174

Re: Book of Mercy #29-

Greg
I admire your succinct-ness.
Cate
Can you have a concrete notion? A motion perhaps but a notion??????

God bless
William.
by William
Thu Jun 05, 2008 3:03 am
Forum: Writing, Music and Art by the Forum members
Topic: move in, or out
Replies: 9
Views: 1037

Re: move in, or out

Two poems both alike in beauty, know what I mean.
Thank you both for sharing your wonderful talents.
Bravo, bravo.

God bless,
William

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