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Name Lisa Newman
User Name Bobo
Birthday 28/02/1971
Specialism Poetry
Location East England
Interests Psychology, Philosophy, Wine ( lots of! ).
Profile Much of what I write isn`t particularly cheery; having suffered from depression and with past battles against Anorexia, I guess it`s understandable. Not that I`m a miserable bint...

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6 AM by Bobo Word Count: 30
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2 Oct 2003

A sign by Bobo Word Count: 67
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28 Oct 2003

Afraid of the dark? by Bobo Word Count: 66
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26 Jan 2004

All For One... by Bobo Word Count: 1113
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Sorry guys - ignore if you've read this already under the user name DJ...I've eventually managed to become a full member after some problems with PayPal ( hooray! ) and so am reloading all my work so far...both under Bobo and also DJ...are you confused yet??? 
27 Aug 2003

Animal by Bobo Word Count: 41
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10 Oct 2003

Archetypal easiness by Bobo Word Count: 52
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About differing agendas...a dangerous situation 
16 Jul 2004

As you weep by Bobo Word Count: 33
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19 Aug 2004

Ascension by Bobo Word Count: 53
3  Comments

 
5 Dec 2003

Away with the fairies. by Bobo Word Count: 26
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6 Oct 2003

Birth and Morbidity by Bobo Word Count: 54
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21 May 2005

Blind. by Bobo Word Count: 55
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27 Sep 2003

BoBo Sanctuary by Bobo Word Count: 105
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Another ode to my nearly-33-year-old 'cuddly' toy ( once a snoopy-style dog, but now a degenerating mass of rags - still beautiful to me ). I cried rather a lot while writing this. :0( 
6 Feb 2004

Bourbon refugee by Bobo Word Count: 56
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12 Dec 2003

Caged by Bobo Word Count: 80
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About a good friend of mine. 
1 Oct 2003

Charlie. by Bobo Word Count: 1113
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This needs help...any suggestions on how to end it would be appreciated. 
27 Aug 2003

Cheap Talk & Finger Buffet ( Draft 2 ). by Bobo Word Count: 909
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Edited version of a short I posted a while ago. Comments welcomed. 
22 Sep 2003

Cheap talk and finger buffet by Bobo Word Count: 860
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I've just rattled this one off - not even read it back to myself at this stage as am a bit sick of sitting here now...would love any feedback. 
29 Aug 2003

Cheers Mike, you made me smile... by Bobo Word Count: 53
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9 Nov 2003

Comfy Pair Of Slippers by Bobo Word Count: 55
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3 Nov 2003

Crushed Skull by Bobo Word Count: 40
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Not sure this will mean anything to anyone. 
26 Nov 2003

Dead on the inside. by Bobo Word Count: 145
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A few cheery lines about someone I met while running a London bar... 
27 Aug 2003

Destiny or Weakness...? by Bobo Word Count: 61
4  Comments

 
1 Jun 2004

Does my head look big in this? by Bobo Word Count: 50
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Written in the first person but actually about the smug up-their-own-arses type I despise. 
9 Dec 2003

Don`t patronise us. by Bobo Word Count: 54
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8 Oct 2003

Drowning in naivety by Bobo Word Count: 49
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8 Aug 2004

Dust by Bobo Word Count: 53
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A few lines about my dad. 
8 Dec 2003

Emotionally Starved by Bobo Word Count: 74
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13 Aug 2004

Farewell to us by Bobo Word Count: 41
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3 Aug 2004

Farmor by Bobo Word Count: 47
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Farmor is Swedish for grandmother ( mother of father ) and this is a small piece about my partner's 93 year old Farmor who's not well. 
27 Oct 2003

Flight of fancy by Bobo Word Count: 51
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11 Nov 2003

Float like a butterfly by Bobo Word Count: 35
1  Comment

 
1 Dec 2003

Fondling The Fondant by Bobo Word Count: 45
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A silly bit of rhyme... 
2 Nov 2003

Fortified by Bobo Word Count: 39
2  Comments

 
15 Aug 2004

Frozen by Bobo Word Count: 30
3  Comments

 
31 Oct 2003

Fucked Up Love. by Bobo Word Count: 64
6  Comments

Revisited this poem and made some changes.... 
28 Aug 2003

Fucked-up Love 2 by Bobo Word Count: 56
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Am I the only one who has such an appalling love-life??? 
3 Sep 2003

Get Up! by Bobo Word Count: 64
3  Comments

 
2 Nov 2003

Gobbledygook by Bobo Word Count: 67
3  Comments

 
23 Sep 2003

Happy Hour. by Bobo Word Count: 184
1  Comment

 
27 Aug 2003

Happy Pills by Bobo Word Count: 62
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1 Oct 2003

Heartbreak by Bobo Word Count: 49
3  Comments

 
1 Oct 2003

Here and Now by Bobo Word Count: 63
2  Comments

 
9 May 2004

History repeats itself by Bobo Word Count: 46
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26 Jul 2004

Hope by Bobo Word Count: 37
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11 May 2004

Hot Air by Bobo Word Count: 72
3  Comments

 
2 Oct 2003

Hunger by Bobo Word Count: 37
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21 Aug 2004

Hurting by Bobo Word Count: 38
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1 Oct 2003

Hysterical Love by Bobo Word Count: 683
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Nell and Steph have already commented on this but am hoping to get some constructive criticism from some of the guys. Sorry to be cheeky by posting this again!!! 
25 Aug 2003

I stand firm. by Bobo Word Count: 38
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1 Oct 2003

I Try by Bobo Word Count: 55
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4 Nov 2003

I`m not much. by Bobo Word Count: 50
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5 Oct 2003

In need of re-filling by Bobo Word Count: 65
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10 Nov 2003

Incontinence & Dragonflies by Bobo Word Count: 1534
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Autobiographical. Wrote this when I was about 22 and edited it a few days ago...10 years later! 
5 Sep 2003

Island of miserable love by Bobo Word Count: 82
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8 Jan 2004

It`s my life by Bobo Word Count: 61
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11 Aug 2004


Just Friends? by Bobo Word Count: 56
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Can we ever be friends with ex-lovers? Not straightforwardly, methinks! Too much baggage. 
17 Dec 2003

Just jagged around the edges by Bobo Word Count: 63
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About a guy... 
22 Jul 2004

Knowledge. by Bobo Word Count: 42
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26 Sep 2003

Lamentably Alone by Bobo Word Count: 78
5  Comments

 
12 Sep 2004

Last night by Bobo Word Count: 31
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Why-oh-why do I dream about people who I'd much prefer to forget?! 
25 Sep 2003

Locked inside by Bobo Word Count: 54
2  Comments

Maudlin ramblings from the miserable woman... 
10 Nov 2003

Masterpiece in the making by Bobo Word Count: 36
2  Comments

 
17 Nov 2003

Maybe one day. by Bobo Word Count: 78
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28 Oct 2003

Menu by Bobo Word Count: 30
1  Comment

As in life, I find long menu's offer too many choices. Am I alone? 
7 Nov 2003

Moving On. by Bobo Word Count: 61
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A few lines about moving-on from my marriage. 
24 Sep 2003

Mr White by Bobo Word Count: 62
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19 Dec 2003

My Christmas List by Bobo Word Count: 61
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21 Dec 2003

My David by Bobo Word Count: 371
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The opening of a piece about getting together with my fiance - all feedback most welcome, as I'm loathe to go any further with it if it's not up-to-scratch. Cheers. 
27 Nov 2003

My Fix by Bobo Word Count: 43
1  Comment

 
12 Nov 2003

My lost friend by Bobo Word Count: 71
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29 Dec 2003

My Ugly Head by Bobo Word Count: 68
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4 Oct 2003

Naked Ambition. by Bobo Word Count: 959
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Inspired by a job I did at University before gravity started to take its toll on my droopy bits! Would really really appreciate feedback. xxx 
28 Aug 2003

Neediness by Bobo Word Count: 75
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Written in the first person but more a comment on others' relationships...possibly a tad judgemental & cruel! 
1 Oct 2003

New Day. by Bobo Word Count: 65
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23 Dec 2003

NHS Therapy...limited budget by Bobo Word Count: 38
4  Comments

 
11 Nov 2003

Nightmare. by Bobo Word Count: 46
2  Comments

 
24 Nov 2003

No Rag-doll by Bobo Word Count: 29
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7 Oct 2003

Not Love, Actually by Bobo Word Count: 26
3  Comments

 
3 Dec 2003

Not meant to be...? by Bobo Word Count: 82
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In response to Fearless' earlier piece in which he touched upon what it is to fall in love with somebody far removed from your 'ideal'...this is a tad twee, so I apologise in advance. 
10 Dec 2003

Ode To a welshman. by Bobo Word Count: 89
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27 Aug 2003

Ode to Bobo by Bobo Word Count: 37
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OK, I 'fess up - I'm 32 and I still sleep with a toy I've had since I was 6 months old... 
9 Oct 2003

Ode To Fearles... by Bobo Word Count: 16
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...hopefully taken in the jovial spirit it's meant! 
4 Nov 2003

Offensive to your senses by Bobo Word Count: 65
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Another bit of Anorexic rambling... 
25 Nov 2003

Personal challenge by Bobo Word Count: 52
5  Comments

 
14 Feb 2004

Picked on. by Bobo Word Count: 56
7  Comments

 
9 Oct 2003

Pity Eyes by Bobo Word Count: 45
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27 Oct 2003

Pointless Striving by Bobo Word Count: 50
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2 Nov 2003

Poison by Bobo Word Count: 22
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30 Sep 2003

Post-modern munchies by Bobo Word Count: 45
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Think this might be crap - undecided. 
24 Jan 2004

Propped Up by Bobo Word Count: 26
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Sometimes it can feel as though the expectations of others are too much of a burden... 
15 Jan 2004

Prozac chic by Bobo Word Count: 41
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11 Dec 2003

Quite mad. by Bobo Word Count: 41
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7 Oct 2003

Rebirthing from the shadows by Bobo Word Count: 61
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I've just written this after a very weird night - having read it back to myself it makes no sense, but thought I'd submit it and hope for feedback. ;0) 
6 Jan 2004

Regrets by Bobo Word Count: 39
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31 Oct 2003

Relinquish by Bobo Word Count: 35
1  Comment

 
13 May 2004

Rift by Bobo Word Count: 44
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Anyone else been listening to the White Stripes' last album?! 
31 Dec 2003

Russ by Bobo Word Count: 2229
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Again, if you've read this already I apologise...having finally achieved full member status I'm reloading all my work.... 
27 Aug 2003

Scared. by Bobo Word Count: 29
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29 Oct 2003

See. by Bobo Word Count: 56
1  Comment

 
2 Oct 2003

Separation by Bobo Word Count: 32
6  Comments

 
20 Jul 2004

Shoulders not broad enough by Bobo Word Count: 72
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Something of a rambling... 
28 Jan 2004

SHUT UP! by Bobo Word Count: 43
5  Comments

The ugly face of an eating disorder bubbles to the surface once more... 
22 Sep 2003

Skeleton by Bobo Word Count: 30
8  Comments

A poem about Anorexia... 
30 Aug 2003

So here it is...sodding Christmas! by Bobo Word Count: 126
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Bah, Humbug... 
10 Dec 2003

Sob. by Bobo Word Count: 38
22  Comments

 
2 Oct 2003

Sour fruit by Bobo Word Count: 74
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A little bit of catharsis about someone I'm not very fond of! Better out than in... 
21 Jan 2004

Spatial torment by Bobo Word Count: 69
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Sorry - another morose rambling from the mind of an anorexic ( cured, kind of ). 
7 Nov 2003

Straight-Jacket by Bobo Word Count: 58
5  Comments

 
8 Feb 2004

Surrender by Bobo Word Count: 68
8  Comments

 
27 Oct 2003

Taken in by Bobo Word Count: 61
7  Comments

 
2 Jan 2004

Taz by Bobo Word Count: 31
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Riddled with spelling mistakes... 
7 Nov 2003

Tell me the truth. by Bobo Word Count: 63
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Sex, Lies, and Confusion. 
4 Jan 2004

Termination of newness by Bobo Word Count: 37
12  Comments

 
11 Jan 2004

Terry by Bobo Word Count: 40
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...a few lines about a great bloke I know. 
3 Oct 2003

The fingers down my throat by Bobo Word Count: 100
3  Comments

 
2 Dec 2003

The rainbow running through my head by Bobo Word Count: 44
5  Comments

 
4 Feb 2004

There was a time... by Bobo Word Count: 79
2  Comments

 
30 Jan 2004

Think you`re hard?! by Bobo Word Count: 114
4  Comments

About an old friend... 
18 Jul 2004

This love thing by Bobo Word Count: 41
4  Comments

 
6 Aug 2004

Time to speak out. by Bobo Word Count: 61
2  Comments

 
10 Nov 2003

Tiny Tears by Bobo Word Count: 40
7  Comments

 
26 Oct 2003

Tonal Therapy by Bobo Word Count: 27
4  Comments

 
29 Oct 2003

Too Good To Be True by Bobo Word Count: 18
5  Comments

 
5 Oct 2003

Torrential bitterness ( amended ) by Bobo Word Count: 90
9  Comments

 
2 Feb 2004

Transient life by Bobo Word Count: 59
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15 Dec 2003

Turbulent being by Bobo Word Count: 51
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About a guy I work with. Paradoxical and beguiling. 
10 Jul 2004

Unclean by Bobo Word Count: 37
2  Comments

 
5 Oct 2003

Unforgiven by Bobo Word Count: 63
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15 Nov 2004

Unnatural elation by Bobo Word Count: 42
6  Comments

 
17 Jan 2004

Untitled by Bobo Word Count: 60
4  Comments

 
23 Feb 2004

Untitled by Bobo Word Count: 46
3  Comments

 
26 Feb 2004

Us by Bobo Word Count: 36
1  Comment

 
24 Nov 2003

We. by Bobo Word Count: 117
4  Comments

Any feedback appreciated guys. 
27 Aug 2003

What Goes Around... by Bobo Word Count: 70
4  Comments

 
29 May 2005

Whatever will be. by Bobo Word Count: 51
8  Comments

 
29 Mar 2004

Who am I? by Bobo Word Count: 167
1  Comment

 
1 Oct 2003

Words of bitter yesterdays by Bobo Word Count: 47
5  Comments

For Andy... 
1 Aug 2004

Wrinkly and tired by Bobo Word Count: 61
7  Comments

 
7 Nov 2003

Yesterday by Bobo Word Count: 34
2  Comments

 
31 Oct 2003

Yesterday`s echo by Bobo Word Count: 48
3  Comments

 
24 Jul 2004

Yesterday`s Path and The Road Ahead by Bobo Word Count: 42
2  Comments

 
13 Jan 2005

You and Me. by Bobo Word Count: 135
5  Comments

 
27 Aug 2003



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