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Offline Tom 10

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Re: NaPo - Write in Private, Talk About it Here
« Reply #225 on: April 30, 2015, 05:38:01 PM »
Heartwarming, Gyppo. :)

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Re: NaPo - Write in Private, Talk About it Here
« Reply #226 on: April 30, 2015, 06:06:28 PM »
But these days 'under the wire'
has a new meaning,
such as finishing a poetry marathon
with less than two hours to spare.
It may not be quite as exciting...
But it has its moments.

Perfect Gyppo! And the poem is poignant too.

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Re: NaPo - Write in Private, Talk About it Here
« Reply #227 on: April 30, 2015, 06:57:56 PM »
I've enjoyed myself this last month, but I won't promise to do it again next year.  Just as I've not done NANO the last few years despite two or three very happy runs at it. 

But it's been an education in how targets set can often be targets met.

At 9 PM I had no idea what I was going to write to finish the challenge, but I knew something would turn up. You can't get that close to finishing without doing it.

I suspect the seed was sown when I went around to the chippy earlier and saw a lad walking by with a guncase slung over his shoulder.  "There's something you rarely see these days."  I said to my daughter.  "I find it rather reassuring in a way.  A young man with a gun.  Walking.   A sign that the world hasn't gone completely to pot."

Then we started joking that it probably wasn't really a gun at all, just a macho way of carrying his pool cue.  Or that really he was a secret knitter/crochet fanatic, and it contained all his needles and wool.

Gyppo   
My website is currently having a holiday, but will return like the $6,000,000 man.  Bigger, stronger, etc.

In the meantime, why not take pity on a starving author and visit my book sales page at http://stores.lulu.com/gyppo1

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Re: NaPo - Write in Private, Talk About it Here
« Reply #228 on: April 30, 2015, 07:09:05 PM »
You are an inspiration Gyppo! And a year is a long way off -- don't write us off yet.

You churned out some seriously good shit. (I know you all well enough to cuss now, which is my MO.)

I look forward to reading your contributions for the next 11 months.  8)

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Re: NaPo - Write in Private, Talk About it Here
« Reply #229 on: May 01, 2015, 08:38:59 AM »
Final Roll Call.
« Last Edit: May 02, 2015, 09:42:16 AM by Tom 10 »

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Re: NaPo - Write in Private, Talk About it Here
« Reply #230 on: May 01, 2015, 04:22:39 PM »
Well done, all. Great stuff. 8) 8) 8)