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  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (5/17/2005 1:07:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply
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    barnathen could you please spell (allan) thank you your so kind

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  • Rookie - 312 Points Adryan Rotica (5/16/2005 6:00:00 PM) Post reply

    Dear Alan...I'm sorry you couldn't see it.
    Jerry Hughes had to be one of the finest poets on this website. We were lucky to have him here...and he was so accesable to all of us....Jerry Hughes is a poet with a rare refined ability to use simple language that manages to touch the fiberous core of our beings....and it is my feeling that...He will most likely, go down as one of Australia's finest Poets in the 21st century.

  • Rookie Scott Mcdonald (5/16/2005 12:46:00 AM) Post reply | Read 1 reply

    does anyone know anything about the World War 1 Poet Rupert Brooke. Or for that matter Robert Graves?

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    • Rookie Michael Shepherd (5/16/2005 4:06:00 AM) Post reply

      Scott, They're both well documented. phone the Library of the Imperial War Museum in London if you can afford it! Or is there an Australian equivalent? There are now several books on WW1 poets, also ... more

  • Rookie Herbert Nehrlich1 (5/15/2005 10:02:00 PM) Post reply

    Allan, I will get my free speech elsewhere.
    Don't like the residents on this forum.
    Let them discuss the poetry of poets, since they don't have any of their own worth discussing.

  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (5/15/2005 7:21:00 PM) Post reply

    the cowboy lit his pipe
    and took a draw
    the baddy shot him dead
    he thought he went for his gun

  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (5/15/2005 6:05:00 PM) Post reply

    the bull rode the cowboy
    and all the gals cheered

  • Rookie Allan James Saywell (5/15/2005 6:04:00 PM) Post reply

    have you ever seed the fastest draw
    in the west
    doos yuh wat tah seed it agin

  • Rookie Peter Arnold (5/15/2005 4:09:00 PM) Post reply

    His name is Andrew Konnisberg and he lives in Lyons.

  • Rookie Michael Shepherd (5/15/2005 2:37:00 PM) Post reply

    ...and my cynical self defines it as 'the sentimental homesickness of those who can't wait to get away from it'. As in Friday Kilt Night in Scots Canadian hotels...not unknown in Kilburn and Merseyside pubs either.

  • Rookie Michael Shepherd (5/15/2005 2:26:00 PM) Post reply

    When I was young, let's say the 1930s, there were simple songs as of cowboys addressing their faithful horse, the 'lonesome prairee', under the light of the silvery moon, over Idaho, Nebrasky, you name it, the odd covered wagon ('Roll along, covered wagon, roll along, take me back to the place where I was born...'etc. And I guess they'd sing them too. Certainly in films as they sat by the fire's glow...Early Rawhide, early Nashville?

    er, that reminds me, what were we talking about before I was asked to queue for the gas oven?

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