Today Tin Roof Alley Poets - Poetry Boards and Poem Workshops

Author Topic: Today  (Read 218042 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Allen

  • Paragon
  • *
  • Posts: 1707
Re: Today
« Reply #2520 on: June 16, 2018, 10:29 AM »
I am so very sorry for your loss, Marsha.  As a way of processing the loss of my parents, I for the first time, wrote poems, and that's how I found SplashHall.
Allen

An action promulgated out of desperation will inevitably end in tragedy; for as its anagram so aptly foretells:  A rope ends it. �

Offline A-FRIEND

  • Education Through History
  • Alley Host
  • *
  • Posts: 2740
    • n/a
Re: Today
« Reply #2521 on: June 16, 2018, 04:16 PM »
Is jeff sessions doing anything new by using the Bible to pimp his version of Christianity?

https://trib.al/2fooTkC
Stop looking at the light. Instead, look at what is being illuminated by the light.

Offline daisyxo

  • Alley Manager
  • *
  • Posts: 2803
  • Alley Manager
Re: Today
« Reply #2522 on: June 17, 2018, 10:38 PM »
Thank you A-Friend ... and Allen.  I haven't had much time alone lately, and I write better when I'm alone with quiet surroundings.  Just know that no matter how long I'm gone, or what I write when here, I am grateful for my Poetry family.  After all these years, Tin Roof Alley, is the best!!!
~ Marsha ~
 

"Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement." -- Donald A. Laird

Offline Halo

  • Senior Alley Hostess
  • *
  • Posts: 2089
  • who finds a faithful friend finds a treasure
Re: Today
« Reply #2523 on: June 27, 2018, 03:59 AM »
 :hearts
Be careful of your thoughts; they may become words at any moment.  ~  Ira Gassen

Offline Halo

  • Senior Alley Hostess
  • *
  • Posts: 2089
  • who finds a faithful friend finds a treasure
Re: Today
« Reply #2524 on: June 28, 2018, 06:03 AM »

Mid winter and it's cold, air straight from the Antarctic.


damp chill
reaches right into the bones
while the sun shines

*
Be careful of your thoughts; they may become words at any moment.  ~  Ira Gassen

Offline daisyxo

  • Alley Manager
  • *
  • Posts: 2803
  • Alley Manager
Re: Today
« Reply #2525 on: July 21, 2018, 09:22 PM »
Heat index over 100, a/c runs day and night, and it's only  July.  At this rate I can't wait for winter! 
~ Marsha ~
 

"Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement." -- Donald A. Laird

Offline daisyxo

  • Alley Manager
  • *
  • Posts: 2803
  • Alley Manager
Re: Today
« Reply #2526 on: August 09, 2018, 08:43 PM »
hey, we're back … and I apologize for the down-time.  My email server was blocking all of the emails from our Hosting site and I ended up being locked out.  Many thanks to Rg for coming to my rescue and helping me get the links and password changed.  At first glance the site looks ok.  If you find anything that looks odd, let me know so I can look into it.  So, lets write and share … what's up?
~ Marsha ~
 

"Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement." -- Donald A. Laird

Offline Halo

  • Senior Alley Hostess
  • *
  • Posts: 2089
  • who finds a faithful friend finds a treasure
Re: Today
« Reply #2527 on: August 10, 2018, 04:24 AM »
hey, we're back … and I apologize for the down-time.  My email server was blocking all of the emails from our Hosting site and I ended up being locked out.  Many thanks to Rg for coming to my rescue and helping me get the links and password changed.  At first glance the site looks ok.  If you find anything that looks odd, let me know so I can look into it.  So, lets write and share … what's up?

Thank you, thank you, thank you, Marsha!  :kisslady  :hearts  :rose
Be careful of your thoughts; they may become words at any moment.  ~  Ira Gassen

Offline daisyxo

  • Alley Manager
  • *
  • Posts: 2803
  • Alley Manager
Re: Today
« Reply #2528 on: August 11, 2018, 08:11 PM »
ok, now let's do some writing, and promoting … please invite your friends, send emails to our members that you miss.  I'll be doing some purging of really old topics (not your poetry), and trying to breathe some new life into our Alley.  It is what we make it, right???!!!

Love you All ….  :hearts
~ Marsha ~
 

"Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement." -- Donald A. Laird

Offline daisyxo

  • Alley Manager
  • *
  • Posts: 2803
  • Alley Manager
Re: Today
« Reply #2529 on: Today at 08:36 AM »
Happy Saturday everybody!!  I've been doing something lately that I think is interesting.  Once a poem gets pushed down by new ones being added, they don't get the attention that they may still need.  To bring some of them back up without searching you can scroll to the bottom of the boards and click on the area of who's online.  Google and web spiders are constantly looking at posts, some new, some old.  Click on the link and have fun reading some of the older stuff.  I just read a poem that Merlin wrote back in 2008, with a long line of replies between Merlin and Bill.  Merlin is another of our great poets that walked the Alley with us.  He passed away many years ago, but he was wonderful.  Enjoy your day, and if you have some spare time share a poem or two, or read and comment.  You're always home at the Alley, no matter how long you've been gone. 
~ Marsha ~
 

"Abilities wither under faultfinding, blossom with encouragement." -- Donald A. Laird