Surely that is not true!

I cannot have written that many!

But no, the figures don’t lie.

I would never have believed it

That day when I first started,

Started to write words,

Write because of that artwork,

That I would continue writing.

I just don’t believe it,

That this is my three thousandth poem.

It surely cannot be,

But yes it is.

Three thousand,

Some good,

Some bad,

Some indifferent.

But all come from me,

From me and my Muse.

Ah well,

Four thousand here I come.


  • orchidee

    Good write Gold. And over 1600 of them on here!

  • Doggerel Dave

    Work ethic and productivity without peer, Andy.

    And then there's the music.

    You going to award yourself a wee glass of something strong in celebration once the sun goes down over the yardarm?

    • Goldfinch60

      Thank you Dave, yes maybe a wee dram of something Scottish.


      • Doggerel Dave

        Should have had it by now - it WAS just one, quite small, wasn't it? Go on let loose....

        PS: I went to your home page to look for one of your recent earlier pieces and guess what I found? 'Poems published 1633' An old fraud or multiple personas? 😊 ......................................................................................... or we inhabit a poetry site with shaky maths.......

      • 2 more comments

      • Neville

        Congratulations are very much in order sir .. both you n ya pen are a credit to MPS .............................. N

        • Goldfinch60

          Most kind Neville, thank you.


        • Teddy.15

          Happy 3,000 poem day! lol 🤣 I always look forward to your words Andy, here's to you and the next thousand. Have a great day dear friend.

          • Goldfinch60

            Thank you so much for your kind words Teddy.


          • L. B. Mek

            A happy 3K, Andy
            imagine all the positivity you've shared
            along the way,
            and all that good karma working its way
            back to you,
            cheers my friend, congrats! 🍻

            • Goldfinch60

              Thank you Mek. Positivity is the only way to be in life life.


            • Lorna

              3K! Congrats! Gives us all pleasure and much easier on your legs than a road race! So glad you're going for 4.....

              • Goldfinch60

                ROAD RACE!! Please do not swear Lorna. LOL

                Thank you, yes there are many more to come.


              • dusk arising

                And how is the wrist holding up to this punishment. Now let me see, at one poem a day that adds up to..... blimey... you're how old?

                • Goldfinch60

                  The wrist is fine.

                  I am a day older today than I was yesterday and I have had so many yesterdays that I cannot count up that high.


                • Andrew Charles Forrest

                  I'm looking forward to the next 3000 Andy

                  • Goldfinch60

                    Thank you Andrew.


                  • Joe Dawson

                    A million words and still going strong. Well done lad. Joe

                    • Goldfinch60

                      Thank you Joe, yes there is no stopping me now.


                    • The elder poet

                      That's awesome. I have but a few . Poems and short stories of my childhood. But I will write more. I also draw . I love art . I'm glad you will keep writing. I have a facebook site . Tom bartons poetry and art . Check it out if you get a chance. Thanks for sharing.

                      • Goldfinch60

                        Thank you TEP. Keep writing and painting it is a wonderful achievement that keeps us moving forward in our lives.


                      • Coyote

                        Many congratulations sir. Quite an achievement. Number 3000 does not disappoint.

                        • Goldfinch60

                          Most kind Coyote, thank you.


                        • Accidental Poet

                          May you and your Muse forever work the same magic in the thousands more to come. Congratulations Andy. 👍

                          • Goldfinch60

                            I certainly hope so AP, thank you.


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