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by ajduclos
Sat Jun 27, 2020 1:33 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Reflection on Father's day
Replies: 8
Views: 327

Re: Reflection on Father's day

Ok - I'm definitely losing it............. Indar, my comments just above were meant for you, for your sweet and painful poem.
I got confused, I think, because of Gyppo's touching comments.
Hope you are well.
Aj
by ajduclos
Fri Jun 26, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Reflection on Father's day
Replies: 8
Views: 327

Re: Reflection on Father's day

Ah Gyppo - this is so sweet and melancholy, yet joyful, tender and warmly telling it as it is.  Allows the reader to easily immerse into the moment and the scene, and reflect.  Yes, the wonder of family, few words needed.
Aj 
by ajduclos
Sun May 31, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Leaving
Replies: 4
Views: 221

Re: Leaving

HI Dave - a caring and touching poem.  Seems to hit close to home. On first and subsequent reads, "them" in S1 L2 seems to refer to "the palest blues."  And nicely done at that. And "they" in S3 L1 refers to "the curtains" in S2, if I am not mistaken.  At least this is what I see.  And the "they" in...
by ajduclos
Fri May 29, 2020 11:47 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Red or dead.
Replies: 11
Views: 501

Re: Red or dead.

It looks like the Great Bear and the Yellow Peril have decided  over the last several years that they've had enough of the West dictating the rules and setting the table, pushing "defensive" missiles to their borders and invasions and regime changes everywhere.................... It will not be pret...
by ajduclos
Fri May 29, 2020 11:29 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Music
Replies: 13
Views: 652

Re: Music

This is awesome, Colm.  Everything Linda says, and more.  If you have a soul and occasionally acknowledge it, then you know music, you hear music.  There is music in everything if we chose to hear it, to listen.  Sitting under my apple trees I hear a flute.  Love the phrase "violin extraordinary and...
by ajduclos
Fri May 29, 2020 11:02 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Hero Wanted:
Replies: 9
Views: 343

Re: Hero Wanted:

Powerful, Linda... painfully powerful............... nice use of "Silent Spring"...... and like my Portland Street, once "canopied" with majestic elms...........  but, int the end, who are we ?!?
Beautiful and sad.
Aj
by ajduclos
Tue May 19, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Driving out Daisies
Replies: 2
Views: 206

Re: Driving out Daisies

Hey Dylan - I like this a lot.  You tell a great truth, easily and smoothly, with rhymes that flow effortlessly... wonderful title..........  Superb!!!
Aj
by ajduclos
Fri May 15, 2020 7:41 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Garden Love
Replies: 6
Views: 367

Re: Garden Love

I can see it clearly, like a David Attenborough episode of Life On Our Planet.  Whether its a lady or a gruff male, they will each get it in the end................... :lol:
I like the poem !!
Aj 
by ajduclos
Fri May 15, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: the clothes she wore
Replies: 8
Views: 479

Re: the clothes she wore

Slamming and stark - right on the mark Dave.  Well written and no holds barred.  Bravo !!!
Aj
by ajduclos
Fri May 15, 2020 11:19 am
Forum: Post Your Poems
Topic: Distraught
Replies: 8
Views: 455

Re: Distraught

Yes, as has been said many times: shit happens.  On occasion I'll put my cup off coffee in the fridge to reheat it... or I'll put the cream away in the microwave...............  My best was when I was heading back home from my farm and stopped at the gas station some 25 miles away to fill up, only t...