Comments : Penblwydd Hapus Freddie (Happy Birthday Freddie)

  • 1 year ago

    by Em (marmite)

    Fantastic!!!!! I just had to nominate

    • 1 year ago

      by Joseph Kerr

      Thank you so much Em, you will have to explain the Marmite ref, my fav spread ever.

    • 1 year ago

      by CJ Maleney

      Marmite is an acquired taste, you love or hate, when it is applied to our Em everyone loves it.

      Ps cheese toasties with Marmite and mustard totally rock.

      Well! For me anyway :-)

  • 1 year ago

    by Ben Pickard

    This is excellent, Joseph. He was a truly talented man - perhaps the greatest rock singer ever - and I have all of Queen's albums myself. My favorite song? Probably 'Who Wants To Live Forever' - never fails to send shivers down my spine, especially considering how untimely his own death was.

    Take care

    • 1 year ago

      by Joseph Kerr

      Thanks Ben,
      Only really liked Queen as an adult, I was corrupted by hip hop as a child.

    • 1 year ago

      by CJ Maleney

      Ditto.

      "Who wants to live forever: I selected for my brothers funeral.

      Not getting morbid dude but it's a beautiful song. My big Bro introduced me to Queen.

    • 1 year ago

      by Joseph Kerr

      Great song from a very misguided film, why have a German playing a Scotsman, with a very distinct German twang on his accent, then to add insult to injury, have a very Scottish Scotsman play an Egyptian alongside him, if not only to accentuate the floor in casting.....just me maybe, loved the film none the less.

  • 1 year ago

    by Ben Pickard

    Such an original write; congratulations on your win.

  • 1 year ago

    by Brenda

    Congratulations on your win Joseph! A very unique write-

  • 1 year ago

    by CJ Maleney

    Oops sorry. I hit the praise button on a comment regarding hip hop!

    Sorry I'm bad lol

  • 1 year ago

    by Mark

    Congrats on the win!

  • 1 year ago

    by Poet on the Piano

    Powerful write to an incredible legacy. Congrats on the win!

  • 1 year ago

    by Joseph Kerr

    Thank you all
    Your kind words mean a lot

  • 1 year ago

    by CJ Maleney

    Judges comments

    Penblwydd Hapus Freddie (Happy Birthday Freddie (by Joseph kerr) 7 points

    Everyone views poetry from different perspectives and many will have a favorite style and subject matter.
    Some will simply read something and think that what they are reading is fantastic, regardless of the style in which it was written.

    This was the case with me in this instance. As a life long Queen fan I couldn't help but like this poem.

    Analytically, I found the way it tied lyrics and song titles together in a rhyming format to be 1st class. A very clever and entertaining work of reminiscence.

    Well done