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  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (11/27/2005 11:30:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies
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    now have a look at breaker morant a poet who resided in Australia he was a horsebreaker by trade and a british fellow born in britain but adopted by Australians as one of them they court martialed him and had him shot for
    doing what soldiers do best kill the enemy they passed the buck the people at the top of the tree passed the buck down to breaker morant who they shot
    he was only obeying orders the movie is worth seeing he was a charactor
    i always think of him as Australian a man of courage, not a man of straw

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    • Rookie Michael Shepherd (11/28/2005 4:56:00 AM) Post reply

      Allan, why not select one of Morant's poems which you admire so that we can discuss it on this forum?

    • Rookie Joseph Daly (11/28/2005 4:42:00 AM) Post reply

      Saw the film, knew of Breaker and agree with you entirely Allan.

  • Rookie - 996 Points Jerry Hughes (11/27/2005 11:01:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    Mahnaz, don't let that piece of garbage calling itself True American drive you away. He, she, or more likely it is a coward, who doesn't have the intestinal fortitude to name itself, other than with a bullshit pseudonym. In fact I stepped onto something on a pavement today, that looked and smelled exactly like this True American thing would. Keep smiling kiddo. Love, Jerry

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    • Rookie - 996 Points Herbert Nehrlich1 (11/28/2005 1:13:00 AM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

      I second the motion Jerry. Unfortunately, I know so little about computers that I can't even follow this ISP baloney. All I know is that I saw the entity (to use a neutral word) AND Mahnaz on the ... more

    • Rookie - 996 Points Allan James Saywell (11/27/2005 11:35:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      Good on you gerry for supporting her she needs a little support we should rally behind her hell if england can shoot up on site with that coats and all there bullshit crikie i didn't even read it the ... more

  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (11/27/2005 6:47:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    herbert is a fine poet and a friend of mine and if you come at a friend of mine i will be there for him because i look after my friends i dont slink under a rock dont look at any of my alter ego's in the same breath as pearson
    england coates who wipes his ass orgy asm shoots from the hip doesn't attack any ones country so sherie be carefull who you make comparisons with be
    a grasseater in your own turf

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    • Rookie Herbert Nehrlich1 (11/27/2005 8:17:00 PM) Post reply

      What did I miss? Always glad to hear that I am a fine poet (come on people, don't be shy) and I appreciate it even more coming from you, Allan. As you can see, even the girls love you. My aunt Hu ... more

    • Rookie Ben Cassel (11/27/2005 7:06:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      You know, if communication were even a secondary concern when you write, you would make sure that your comments did not sound as if you put them through a cheese grater before you sent them.

  • Rookie Tommie G (11/27/2005 6:06:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Hey, would anyone know about where I can find Edna Millay's views on the social more of her time and place? Much appreciated.

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    • Rookie Ben Cassel (11/27/2005 7:38:00 PM) Post reply

      Millay was a pacifist until World War II, when she became something of a war-booster. She wrote a great deal of bad (for her) poetry about the Nazis and Japanese, and some of her poetry and commenta ... more

  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (11/27/2005 5:45:00 PM) Post reply

    well have to go find a phone box so so i can change from airoplane jelly
    into cartier diamond a new super hero i invented but first a coffee

  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (11/27/2005 4:47:00 PM) Post reply

    i wrote a poem this morning on a mother wanting to give her son one last hug
    and the powers to be in that country wont allow it yet they allow terrorists full rights to sit in there cells and be embraced by there beliefs does that sound like a double standard i always say what i think no matter what and
    my name will be there for all to see

  • Rookie - 996 Points Jerry Hughes (11/27/2005 3:54:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    Someone deleted my previous but let me reiterate, this forum has got boring - boring - boring - BORING! Yawnnnnnn

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    • Rookie - 996 Points Allan James Saywell (11/27/2005 5:28:00 PM) Post reply

      Was it a Turk or was it father christmas or was it the protecter of public morals or perhaps that hardworking young man manual labour

    • Rookie - 996 Points Michael Shepherd (11/27/2005 4:40:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      Hey Jerry, that's not like you! Still taking those Grope-Nuts for brekky I hope? Maybe we're all busy writing our Christmas Pulitzer Crackers...enjoy the peace and goodwill! chizmate, Michael

  • Rookie Mary Nagy (11/27/2005 3:32:00 PM) Post reply | Read 2 replies

    Hi! My brother has been writing poems for years......I finally talked him into posting his poems. I'll warn you........they are not my 'taste' in poetry. They're a little on the ''dark'' side but as he says ''We're different people.'' He says feel free to comment HONESTLY. He's tough. (So he says!) :) I'm laughing (he's not) . Thanks guys, I know you have enough poems to read as it is but he's sorta hoping to see what people think. His name is RAY GASIEWICZ

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    • Rookie Joy Vanderhelm (11/27/2005 5:26:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

      I'm always happy to read other poet's work. Thanks for the tip. It doesn't matter to me how dark it is. Sometimes life takes people along uncomfortable roads and to not write about it because it may o ... more

    • Rookie Mary Nagy (11/27/2005 4:23:00 PM) Post reply

      Thanks, his poems sometimes even scare me so I'm curious to see how you guys view them. (He says he ''writes it'' so he don't ''do it''. :) Sincerely, Mary

  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (11/27/2005 5:22:00 AM) Post reply | Read 3 replies

    well bring it on i'm ready to defend my right as a human being i just love talking to twisted indaviduals we have had a lot on this site you never grow fond of them but they do make up the numbers

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    • Rookie Ernestine Northover (11/27/2005 2:39:00 PM) Post reply

      Hi Allan, We love you lots, and I'm sure that list is very long indeed. Hands up those who like to be kind to each other and have fun here on PH, without people spoiling it for everyone. I'm glad to h ... more

    • Rookie Mary Nagy (11/27/2005 11:09:00 AM) Post reply

      That's not true Mr. Ttokuqin.....there are some people that are only here trying to make trouble and hurt other people. I wouldn't say I LIKE those people. I will say I like anyone that tries to say ... more

    • Rookie Mary Nagy (11/27/2005 7:41:00 AM) Post reply

      I'm very fond of Allan....yep, I think he's a pretty sweet guy and he's got a great sense of humor (which we all need) :) But I'm not twisted. Sincerely, Mary

  • Rookie Joy Vanderhelm (11/26/2005 7:08:00 PM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    Finally, we get to move on. Anyone have anything else interesting? How about anything they read recently that is worth sharing?

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    • Rookie Herbert Nehrlich1 (11/26/2005 11:29:00 PM) Post reply

      Movers and Pencilslingers: I have just gone through all poetry sites that I could find. We ARE lucky. Now could we make near perfection into perfection or is that an impossible dream? Best H

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