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Controling Your Personalitys -- by Member: william andrews, Greece -- added: 6/24/2018 6:14:14 AM

Nishu Mathur said:

What an interesting metaphor and true indeed. A power packed read. Fondest

on 6/24/2018 6:47:02 AM

YOUR EXPANSE -- by Member: Nikhat Bano, India -- added: 6/23/2018 2:29:53 PM

Nishu Mathur said:

A beautiful and comforting poem of faith. Penned beautifully, with very striking poetic expressions, images and metaphors. Fondest

on 6/24/2018 6:41:33 AM

Memories of My Youth. Musketeer Challenge 89. -- by Member: Denis Barter, Canada -- added: 6/23/2018 7:35:48 AM

Nishu Mathur said:

I can understand this outpouring Rhymer. Your title has me revisiting the past even more and I find myself sharing some wonderful memories with my friends and extended family. Of course, my own childhood and youth is different from yours, but these reminiscences made for some great reading. Life was different those days for sure. Fondest to you both

on 6/24/2018 6:37:30 AM

Morning glory -- by Member: Koyel Mitra, India -- added: 6/23/2018 7:35:13 AM

Nishu Mathur said:

A beautiful painting in words and very uplifting to read. Mornings can be magical. Lovely poetry, Koyel. Fondest

on 6/24/2018 6:32:33 AM

IT TAKES TIME , -- by Member: Edwin Jepson, UK -- added: 6/24/2018 4:32:17 AM

Nishu Mathur said:

Dear Eddie, a soulful poem of love and hope. You are a wonderful man and husband. With your attention and care, and so many prayers May will be up and about soon. But yes, it takes time. Take care and fondest to you both xxx

on 6/24/2018 6:29:19 AM

Memories of My Youth. Musketeer Challenge 89. -- by Member: Denis Barter, Canada -- added: 6/23/2018 7:35:48 AM

Edwin Jepson said:

A wonderful poetic read Denis , Best Wishes , May and Eddie , xx ,

on 6/24/2018 4:48:15 AM

Think Free Thoughts -- by Member: Mike DeVincenzi, USA -- added: 6/12/2018 5:23:53 AM

Elizabeth Trondsen said:

A very encouraging and uplifting poem, Mike. Peace to you.

on 6/23/2018 11:26:07 PM

The Lord is what I live for -- by Member: Mike DeVincenzi, USA -- added: 6/23/2018 5:43:09 PM

Elizabeth Trondsen said:

Amen! This is my favourite of all your poems, Mike. Heartfelt and strongly written. Peace to you.

on 6/23/2018 10:51:49 PM

BAD NEWS , -- by Member: Edwin Jepson, UK -- added: 6/23/2018 11:53:30 AM

Adam Archer said:

Hello Edwin, rest assured that you and your dear family are within my prayers; wishing you all strength at this time of illness and uncertainty. Best wishes to your wife for a full recovery. I will miss your wonderful poetry and kind responses. Bless you all.

on 6/23/2018 10:07:18 PM

BE OPEN TO THE EMPOWERING OF THE HOLY SPIRIT! -- by Member: James Thompson, UK -- added: 12/13/2008 2:46:59 AM

Linda Moore said:

Great Commentary on this verse. You make it easy to understand. God gives Good Gifts and He has given believers Power to overcome things that rise up to hinder us. With His Word we must take authority in His name. It is Supernatural. Blessings to you James

on 6/23/2018 7:27:41 PM

BAD NEWS , -- by Member: Edwin Jepson, UK -- added: 6/23/2018 11:53:30 AM

Christine Shaw said:

Love and best wishes to you both Eddie. Hoping May has a speedy recovery. You take good care of yourself as well xxx

on 6/23/2018 3:46:21 PM

The day I will turn things around -- by Member: Khayo Zuma, South Africa -- added: 6/23/2018 11:44:43 AM

Chad Martinez said:

Very nice! I think that as writers, we all pull many of these thoughts from the "Collective Consciousness," they are there for the taking and the similarities of each of our journeys strikes a cord of human commonality which we all experience at points in our lives.

on 6/23/2018 2:28:28 PM

Touched -- by Member: william andrews, Greece -- added: 6/23/2018 4:48:03 AM

Chad Martinez said:

Cool. Often Simply Splendid Words alone Can Grab Us and Chage Us.

on 6/23/2018 2:02:54 PM

Night Light -- by Member: Nishu Mathur, India -- added: 6/20/2018 8:25:18 AM

Denis Barter said:

There a re times Nishu when I give thanks for the many 'gifts' we're freely given by Nature and the Universe in general which, thankfully, mankind cannot - as yet - lay his hands on! The message within your lines may well be missed by many - those with selfish eyesight and 'wants', and it's to be hoped man can never touch the 'important things' in life. Not that many do not try - mostly failed as yet, but I wonder how long before someone gets an idea to go after moving an asteroid, or planet, so they can 'harvest' some gain from their actions? One can only pray it never happens, but one never knows when an 'accident' might happen and the Universe, as we know it, is destroyed! Meanwhile, I enjoy the moon and its affect on myself! If only the energy so many spend in trying to get rich from Nature's gifts, was spent in helping their fellows? What a wonderful world it would be, and many more of us could enjoy the beauties that already exist! Fondest regards. Pauline and Denis.

on 6/23/2018 7:16:20 AM

Flame -- by Member: Brandon Ramon, USA -- added: 6/22/2018 4:49:24 PM

Nishu Mathur said:

An expressive, beautifully penned tribute to someone who is loved very much. A lovely title and analogy as well. Heart warming love poetry. Fondest

on 6/23/2018 6:39:12 AM

Stellar -- by Member: Tracy Windisch-Mason, Canada -- added: 6/22/2018 7:20:47 PM

Nishu Mathur said:

Very romantic, Tracy! A beautiful, gentle tribute to a special man. Wonderfully worded and expressed. Fondest x

on 6/23/2018 6:37:06 AM

MY FRIEND -- by Member: Eisha Gohil, India -- added: 6/23/2018 2:08:57 AM

Nishu Mathur said:

A beautiful, profound poem with a moving message, Eisha. Truly lovely to read. Fondest

on 6/23/2018 6:35:29 AM

Life on the Savanna -- by Member: Betty Janko, USA -- added: 6/20/2018 10:46:56 AM

Denis Barter said:

Sometimes Betty, I think much of my time is spent in the savannah, of late. Certainly seems like being in the desert , for there are times when I cannot get inspired to write, or even think logically and get organised. Nowhere near being senile as yet - thankfully - but of late, inspiration has not been my constant "companion" as it normally is! So many mundane matters seem to intrude upon my thoughts, and when I do get a glimmer of inspiration, or the answer to a serious problem or whatever? Something or someone comes along and interrupts' and all goes out the window. As yet, no predators have attacked, but I get the feeling, some are lying in wait for an opportune moment! One never knows when they'll pounce! Lol!. Normally at times like this, I browse the various entries on VN, but of late? Well, let me just say, nothing works, for I need far more than what I see to kick-start my creative juices!! Of course, as you would rightly presume, the garden takes precedence, but it is a struggle, for truth to tell, my eyesight has deteriorated badly this past six months,. and sorting flowers from weeds, is just one problem I have to overcome, so everything slows down. Thankfully, as yet, at least, my changing my computer hardware recently, to oversized monitors and large lettered keyboards, with sharply contrasting jet black letters on a cream background, has helped immensely. No joy from the "eye" experts except telling me, it's my age! Balderdash I say! One gets the feeling, they just cannot be bothered - which is a trait of which we see more and more, overtaking the "Older" population here in Canada (and other countries!). But the younger generation should remember, they too, are growing older, and what goes around, eventually comes around! Something my own children are beginning to realise, now they are seriously thinking of retirement - one already has - retired that is! Won\t bore you further as I know you have your share of problems. Thanks for your recent comments, and both Pauline and I hope you have found your Shangri-La, and can stay and enjoy your new surroundings, without worrying as to whether or not, another "unexpected" move is in the works befor you get settled in. Fondest regards to both you and your sister. Ciao Pauline and Denis.

on 6/22/2018 7:20:36 AM

ABOVE THE GROUND , -- by Member: Edwin Jepson, UK -- added: 6/6/2018 2:24:54 PM

Adam Archer said:

Hello Edwin, yes, your soul is definitely 'skyward bound.' You have toiled almost a third of a century deep within a mine and do not complain; you are simply content to share your history and associated stories. And you regale us well with your anecdotes! Thank you for sharing. Good day kind, Sir.

on 6/22/2018 12:45:13 AM

Musketeers Challenge #88 – Memories, I Think… -- by Member: Betty Janko, USA -- added: 6/7/2018 10:04:57 AM

Adam Archer said:

Hello Dear Betty, cherished memories derive in all manner of spontaneous thought. You regale us with your epic narrative of more than a handful of broadly relatable ones. The difference between you and average is that you are poles apart! You simply refuse to do average and your poetry is no different. Thank you, Ma’am for sharing your vivacity. If only you could bottle it! Exquisitely told!

on 6/22/2018 12:31:01 AM

Musketeer 89th Challenge. Luck of the Draw? -- by Member: Denis Barter, Canada -- added: 6/19/2018 6:59:09 AM

Betty Janko said:

Dear Denis, What a remarkable poem from a remarkable poet. A memory of a long and grateful life full of opportunity and blessings. You are indeed fortunate to be able to share with us your years of making fond memories, despite a few bumps along the way, and I hope it continues for many more years for you both. Your 89th run has fostered great entries and responses. Stay well and don't forget to plant me some pansies! *****, Betty

on 6/21/2018 9:23:44 PM

Unknown Language -- by Member: william andrews, Greece -- added: 6/20/2018 8:12:36 AM

Dhal Jirel 'Ravi' said:

True said. Love it.

on 6/21/2018 1:15:13 PM

Life on the Savanna -- by Member: Betty Janko, USA -- added: 6/20/2018 10:46:56 AM

Dhal Jirel 'Ravi' said:

Fall and rise......... its how life we live. Heart touching imageries. I found Savanna itself the symbol of life in your poem. Wonderful read Betty *****

on 6/21/2018 1:13:29 PM

Night Light -- by Member: Nishu Mathur, India -- added: 6/20/2018 8:25:18 AM

Dhal Jirel 'Ravi' said:

A crescent hangs far in the sky And just as well he is there Let him smile in the darkness For he smiles without a care Marvelous....! Above are the lines I enjoy the most! ***** Nishu.

on 6/21/2018 1:06:33 PM

"FOND MEMORIES." - 89th CHALLENGE. -- by Member: ROY KNEALE, UK -- added: 6/7/2018 8:08:54 AM

Dwayne Rankin said:

Roy, first of all let me say that it is soo good to read one of yours again. And this one spoke out so clearly of the yearning of a return to those younger days spent with friends and loved ones.

on 6/21/2018 11:01:24 AM

THEN, TO THE SUMMIT -- by Member: Adam Archer, Australia -- added: 6/21/2018 1:05:25 AM

Dwayne Rankin said:

oh wow Adam. what a climb. what a climb. if not in reality then in words. but if in reality. glad you made it back. I used to do some mountain climbing when I was younger. nothing like this grand epic peak. tallest one was 8300 feel and while it was cold, nothing like that. Loved this one . took me up and upward with you in this write.

on 6/21/2018 10:58:52 AM

Beacons -- by Member: John Williams, Canada -- added: 6/18/2018 7:16:39 PM

John Williams said:

Hi Adam, thank you for your interesting view on my poem. Your opinion on any of my work is greatly appreciated. Regards from Cape Breton.

on 6/21/2018 9:09:06 AM

THEN, TO THE SUMMIT -- by Member: Adam Archer, Australia -- added: 6/21/2018 1:05:25 AM

Nishu Mathur said:

And what a climb it must be. And to reach the peak - humbling and inspiring, exhilarating - incredible. Dramatic and nail biting poetry, Adam. Very insightful. A thoughtful tribute to the Sherpas too. Love the first line - how profound and paradoxical. Fine penmanship. Skilfully written. Fondest .. Ps..I was reading an article, incidentally, that talked about how these high peaks have become dumping grounds for unwanted equipment and all that which is not brought back down again. - sad I thought.

on 6/21/2018 7:26:47 AM

Life on the Savanna -- by Member: Betty Janko, USA -- added: 6/20/2018 10:46:56 AM

Nishu Mathur said:

A wonderful poem and an apt analogy, dear Betty. Very well written. Hope your world is verdant and beautiful soon will be. Take care and wishing for happier days ahead. Fondest

on 6/21/2018 7:14:48 AM

Fading Hearts! -- by Member: Phillip Hussey, UK -- added: 6/20/2018 11:34:53 AM

Nishu Mathur said:

Thought provoking reflection. Some love seems to withstand the passing of time. Beautifully penned. Fondest

on 6/21/2018 7:07:35 AM