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Dancing in the Mist -- by Member: Dwayne Rankin, USA -- added: 7/22/2019 2:40:08 AM

Dwayne Rankin said:



thank you Marcia, you should listen to the music that inspired this write, I posted the link on voicesnet friends

on 7/22/2019 5:34:54 PM

Moon -- by Member: William Willis, Scotland -- added: 7/20/2019 11:04:52 PM

Marcia Schechinger said:



William excellent tribute to our astronauts and all who worked so hard to discover more of the world. I remember this '69 excursion, as a child well, but never got the magnitude of these ventures until I was older. Top notch poem - "To the moon"!

on 7/22/2019 4:53:17 PM

Dancing in the Mist -- by Member: Dwayne Rankin, USA -- added: 7/22/2019 2:40:08 AM

Marcia Schechinger said:



Dwayne how beautifully you write, one can feel and see these raindrops making life renew. As always, it is a true joy to read your work!

on 7/22/2019 4:48:30 PM

Dear Roy, I walk the pathways of life -- by Member: Westly Shaw, USA -- added: 7/21/2019 8:28:09 PM

Marcia Schechinger said:



Westly what a beautiful and true tribute for Roy, he took on the challenges of life with dignity and honor, and with him as your guide you are doing the same. We miss him but remember Roy forever in our hearts! 5 star poem Westly!!

on 7/22/2019 4:45:26 PM

ONE TIME (for my father, Roy Douglas Kneale) -- by Member: Ralph Kneale, UK -- added: 7/17/2019 12:15:04 PM

Westly Shaw said:



Beautiful!

on 7/21/2019 8:35:25 PM

The 100th Inspirational Challenge for Roy Kneale- "The Big Question" -- by Member: William Willis, Scotland -- added: 7/17/2019 3:12:05 AM

Westly Shaw said:



Beautiful and well written, I always believed and still do, that the best poems of all moves the heart, as this poem does.

on 7/21/2019 8:34:32 PM

To A Butterfly -- by Member: Nishu Mathur, India -- added: 7/18/2019 10:55:53 AM

Westly Shaw said:



Beautiful and full of magic!

on 7/21/2019 8:32:56 PM

A Graveside Prayer. Musketeer 100th Challenge. RDK. -- by Member: Denis Barter, Canada -- added: 7/21/2019 1:53:03 PM

Westly Shaw said:



Written from the heart, one of your best yet!

on 7/21/2019 8:32:07 PM

Roy's Challenge -- by Member: William Willis, Scotland -- added: 7/20/2019 7:43:44 PM

Westly Shaw said:



I second that! Great challenge!

on 7/21/2019 7:07:24 PM

Moon -- by Member: William Willis, Scotland -- added: 7/20/2019 11:04:52 PM

Chad Martinez said:



5 stars William. Very nice poem and wonderful subject! CCM

on 7/21/2019 5:13:06 PM

Farewell. RDK. Musketeer 100th Challenge. -- by Member: Denis Barter, Canada -- added: 7/10/2019 11:08:36 AM

William Willis said:



Hi Denis, a lovely "cherrio" as Roy would say poem. You highlight what he meant to you and to many on the site. I was bewitched by his poetry from the very start and then he inspired me to hone this craft we know as poetry. You have done him and yourself proud with this and the others you posted dear sir. Best and most memorable line is " A man above men who did his part in being a guide to many unknowns." /|\ ***** Wm.

on 7/20/2019 10:39:03 PM

Labourers -- by Member: Charles Fisher, UK -- added: 7/20/2019 8:09:35 AM

William Willis said:



Hi Charles, been one of these guys when I worked in a metal foundry. Tough times but great camaraderie. Well documented. Wm.

on 7/20/2019 10:20:39 PM

Three Score Years and Ten -- by Member: Dwayne Rankin, USA -- added: 7/19/2019 5:58:34 PM

Dwayne Rankin said:



well what a nice surprise this morning to wake up to. Thanks so much Nishu ,yes the title did give it away some didn't it haha. And Marcia , o the wisdom that is gain by experiencing the act of growing older... and older.. and older haha. William, luckily I am not yet 70, but a friend and former boss where I worked at in Iowa, (High School Principal where I was the ' maintenance engineer haha). and luckily he enjoyed the poem. And yes, keeping young mentally is great. just look at all the fun one can have by saying and doing whatever and the only reaction is. 'oh its is age so its ok' hahaha. so glad all of you enjoyed this one

on 7/20/2019 2:50:22 PM

Sensations -- by Member: Paul Butters, UK -- added: 6/26/2019 4:22:15 PM

Paul Butters said:



Thanks Marcia. Let's keep writing.

on 7/20/2019 12:49:02 PM

THE RISE AND FALL OF NOTES -- by Member: Marcia Schechinger, USA -- added: 10/16/2011 12:04:12 PM

Marcia Schechinger said:



Thank you so much Frank for your kind comments and keeping my writings alive :) I miss playing with words, so it means a lot to me, hopefully I will one day find time again...

on 7/20/2019 12:44:54 PM

Sensations -- by Member: Paul Butters, UK -- added: 6/26/2019 4:22:15 PM

Marcia Schechinger said:



Paul I almost missed this outstanding poem in tribute to all who write. "Let's be kings and queens Of the poetic landscape Enjoying all The muses Will sing", artistry at its best!

on 7/20/2019 12:41:30 PM

Three Score Years and Ten -- by Member: Dwayne Rankin, USA -- added: 7/19/2019 5:58:34 PM

William Willis said:



Hi Dwayne. Time flies and the years pile up. The mind can stay as young as we want it though. Your poetry tells me that you have a young mind. A nice piece of rhyming here old fella. You still got it! Wm. *****

on 7/20/2019 12:37:11 PM

(Musketeers Tribute Challenge) #100 - "The Manx Man" - (for Roy) -- by Member: Richard Gildea, UK -- added: 7/19/2019 3:10:45 PM

Marcia Schechinger said:



Thank you Pauline via Richard for this loving tribute to our dear Roy, it truly caught the spirit of his personality and the joys and pains in his heart. Rest in Peace and love dear Roy, you are missed!

on 7/20/2019 12:29:41 PM

Papillon -- by Member: Dale Costello, Australia -- added: 7/18/2019 1:52:46 PM

Nishu Mathur said:



Wonderful and intriguing images and metaphors, Dale. Riveting as always, fondest x

on 7/20/2019 10:44:59 AM

Three Score Years and Ten -- by Member: Dwayne Rankin, USA -- added: 7/19/2019 5:58:34 PM

Nishu Mathur said:



I enjoyed this Dwayne - I knew this was going to be a birthday poem from its title and a good one, and I wasn’t disappointed. Third stanza is so utterly relatable. :) Fondest

on 7/20/2019 10:43:13 AM

(Musketeers Tribute Challenge) #100 - "The Manx Man" - (for Roy) -- by Member: Richard Gildea, UK -- added: 7/19/2019 3:10:45 PM

Nishu Mathur said:



A beautiful, loving, poignant poem by Pauline for Roy. Straight from the heart and like her, I do not wish to say bye to those who are not physically with us. A truly lovely read and one that I love. Thank you for posting this, Aramis. Hope both of you are well and happy x

on 7/20/2019 10:36:41 AM

Life's Trials -- by Member: Mike DeVincenzi, USA -- added: 7/20/2019 8:45:44 AM

Nishu Mathur said:



We should try and learn from trials and tribulations and try to come out stronger - wise words, Mike. Fondest

on 7/20/2019 10:33:12 AM

Few Nobler Were (Written with Ralph Kneale in mind!) -- by Member: John Starks, USA -- added: 7/18/2019 7:26:14 PM

William Willis said:



Hi John, Voicesnet will be s poorer place without RDK. However keeping his work alive so that other writers can say "Hey, who is this Roy guy they are all talking about?" You, like me declared it a privilege to read his words of rhyme and basked in the glory of his warm words. In your write you allude to Roy being "the most noble and a mentor. " Lovely words John! Roy was the old romantic and wrote scintillating poetry which complemented this. His life had ups and downs too, not all poetry as few seldom are. I liked your metaphor "fountainhead of joy" and like how you say someone "blest his soul e'en from his early youth." Again you delight me with the line "Few nobler were, e'en were they of his ilk, Or smoother were, as he transcended silk!" Such s well woven piece John. I know how you felt uptmost respect for him, John. I take my feathered cap off to you and salute with pride and uppermost respect. Good to see Ralph signing in here too. A Five Star Award Winner/|\***** Wm.

on 7/19/2019 4:54:55 PM

(Musketeers Tribute Challenge) #100 - "The Manx Man" - (for Roy) -- by Member: Richard Gildea, UK -- added: 7/19/2019 3:10:45 PM

William Willis said:



Hi Richard/Pauline, thanks for posting this lovely tribute. I like the tone and little bits of innuendo too.I liked how you say "sea of wavering ink" as Roy did have an ocean of poetry which swirled and ebbed from topic to topic. Emotion laid bare and a catalogue of life's highs and lows. Cheerful natter and complex riddled also showed another side of Roy. He let us "dip and swim with the tide" and indeed has left it for us. Roy has kept much of his work to himself and much has not graced the blessed pages of Voicesnet. Maybe he will be one of these posthumously famous poets and for me fits the criteria. His poetry is his life in poems. I like "And I for one caught them all". Plaudits also dear Pauline for my favourite lines as they are s bit left field as with "In the next room debating with the crime writer; Known for his leaky tongue and pen? Or with some poet, (a professional nail - biter)?......" We know Roy tolled the bell on his faith but so many walk the religious trail and bless you for challenging him with " As I walk through those lofty churches Dwelling on the love and wisdom that you brought." You are crying out that he will be safe in the Lords arms until such a time we all meet again. A glorious offering and such a different take on the Memories Challenge 100. A Five Star Award Winner/|\ wm. *****

on 7/19/2019 4:39:43 PM

To A Butterfly -- by Member: Nishu Mathur, India -- added: 7/18/2019 10:55:53 AM

Marcia Schechinger said:



Nishu, "What magic you weave in the air", a lovely poem of how the butterfly changes and brings us such grace.

on 7/19/2019 1:06:18 PM

Thank you -- by Member: Reginold Jacob, India -- added: 7/19/2019 9:26:27 AM

Marcia Schechinger said:



Reginold a beautiful prayer to start the day, thank you! "I see, the grace of my Lord", may He continue to watch you and all on VN.

on 7/19/2019 1:02:51 PM

To A Butterfly -- by Member: Nishu Mathur, India -- added: 7/18/2019 10:55:53 AM

Mike DeVincenzi said:



Nice poem on the magic of nature. Peace

on 7/19/2019 10:19:49 AM

The 100th Inspirational Challenge for Roy Kneale- "The Big Question" -- by Member: William Willis, Scotland -- added: 7/17/2019 3:12:05 AM

William Willis said:



Eddie, Nishu and Marcia. It has been a pleasure to read your comments. I would not be writing poetry if it were not for Roy Douglas Kneale. May he continue to inspire all whom reads his scriptures. Wm. /|\

on 7/18/2019 8:02:17 PM