Author Topic: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd  (Read 11361 times)

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Offline Voodoo Child

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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #14 on: April 10, 2007, 01:59 PM »
Dana,
So happy to meet you!
I'm glad you found SplashHall.

Sincerely,
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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #15 on: April 10, 2007, 06:33 PM »
Gaer,

It may be a chore, but I have a feeling you are the one who can accomplish this task ... and with just those 3 words "Hammer of Steam" --- can feel the poem rising from the steam on the rails.  I can't wait to see what you come up with!

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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #16 on: April 10, 2007, 07:37 PM »
Very nice interview Dana....it's a pleasure having you here at Splashhall.  :sunny

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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #17 on: April 10, 2007, 10:40 PM »
Witt:

Things in common make great introductions.  Soooo glad to be here.  And just try to get me off the trains.  If there's a train comes to your town, you're likely to see Brian and Me stepping off to see you.  As far as rail poetry goes, I've got over 70 of them, so I figure that backlog alone is good for several months of postings.

Somebody stop me!

LOL

GL

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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #18 on: April 11, 2007, 01:40 AM »
Stop you?  NEVER! 

It was so delightful to read about you Sir!  I especially enjoy your lust for life and how you drink it all in.  That comes across in your interview as well as in your work.   

Welcome aboard!   :sunny

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Offline GaerLlwyd

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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #19 on: April 11, 2007, 06:04 AM »
Sax:

Glad you know the song.  Dr. Teeth and company are pleased.  Love the likes of Jimmy Forrest, Cannoball Adderly and -- whoa -- way back to the saxman in Duane Eddy's band.  Shame on me, can't remember his name.

Nothing like the sound of the reeds.  Keep on blowin'!

GL

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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #20 on: April 11, 2007, 06:06 AM »
Cookie:

Every much as glad as I am that I've found Splash!

GaerLlwyd

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Re: Railroad Man:
« Reply #21 on: April 11, 2007, 07:51 AM »
good afternoon gaerllwrd

that it is a very good read
also an intresting read

i noticed  you like the welsh bardic formes
and wondered  if you have come across Robert graves white goddess
its a book concerning itself with the history and the mystery surrounding these times
the epic poetry of the druids such as war of the trees
and also their secrete name for a one day a year ritual
thus described as the holy unspeakable name of god

well as i say next time over i will be looking to a bum a ride

good to meet you
warm regards jack
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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #22 on: April 11, 2007, 12:45 PM »
Bittersweet:

Thanks, but the credit for the interview should go to Soft Words.  I only answered Arti's question.  She did the hard work of coming up with them.

GL

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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #23 on: April 11, 2007, 12:49 PM »
Quote
In Xanadu did Kubla Khan
a stately pleasure dome decree . . .

I do love that Coleridge!

Thanks for your comment, and as I said, give the credit to Dr. Arti

Gaer

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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #24 on: April 12, 2007, 06:05 AM »
Daisy:

That's just ONE kenning.  Whew!  those are not easy to concoct.  Well, next week I have off from school and we're taking the train from Providence RI to Philadelphia Monday evening so I should have some sitting time to put a few together.  Of course, they should have modern connections because they spoke to the people "of the time".

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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #25 on: April 12, 2007, 06:09 AM »
Elise:

If nobody stops me, I can and often do blather on forever.  Learned that whild doing a talk show in radio. If nobody calls in, you must talk on forever.

And once again, the interview credit goes to Soft Words, who asked the questions -- good ones, I might add.

Gaer
now aka Hammer of Steam
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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #26 on: April 12, 2007, 12:48 PM »
wow this is a wonderful interview and such a bright smile you have
always enjoy getting to see a a little bit more about splasher's talent
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Re: Railroad Man: Gaerllwyd
« Reply #27 on: April 13, 2007, 05:37 PM »
had to jump on board and say: "great interview" your a great new addition to the halls, your comments are well thought out and attentive... hope to become familiar with you and your work.



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