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This reminded me of when my
Posted on Wed, 07 Jan 2015
This reminded me of when my son was being taught about the 'rules of composition' for music, and I worried he would lose what seemed to be spontaneous and individual intuition for what would make interesting sound. He assured me it wouldn't, but...Read full comment
Posted in The Discovered Unartist
Trying to see where you're
Posted on Thu, 18 Dec 2014
Trying to see where you're coming from in this, PT. It's because of the suffering, death, sin, that God is doing something. I know we would like him to sort it all out at ths moment, but just like the prophecies concerning his first...Read full comment
Posted in Broken Faith
Stephen, I don't manage to
Posted on Thu, 11 Dec 2014
Stephen, I don't manage to dip much into the prose section, and horror and surreal isn't really my scene – I didn't even like 'Alice in Wonderland' as a child! However I did find reading this intriguing for the well-structured brevity, and the...Read full comment
Posted in Shadow Cooking
Thanks, I appreciate your
Posted on Mon, 15 Sep 2014
Thanks, I appreciate your interest at analysis, Stephen. My background is Welsh and Welsh poetry which makes a lot of use of repetition of consonants or part words to form unbotrusive patterns to help the impact of verse. (In its technical...Read full comment
Posted in No Ties (IP)
Brings to mind scenes from
Posted on Thu, 14 May 2015
Brings to mind scenes from the era of my childhood somehow.
On second time round reading this, I think the 'goodbye to brief lives and all that might have been.' and the ceasing to be, brings to my mind a pratical approach...
Posted in A Small Ceasing to Be
I've been wanting to get out
Posted on Wed, 06 May 2015
I've been wanting to get out into the countryside at night, and forgetting, or the difficulties of our caring for the elderly. My daughter spent a year high in the Alps and spoke wonderingly about the clarity of the 'jewels in the sky'. A few...Read full comment
Posted in Lights in the Sky
Find the first verse very
Posted on Tue, 05 May 2015
Find the first verse very vivid, and so beautifully brief.
The word 'tiff' seems to bring out the momentousness that one side can feel from what is realised should be viewed as petty and trivial misunderstanding, and the feeling of...
Posted in Tiff
I feel I'm watching into the
Posted on Fri, 01 May 2015
I feel I'm watching into the tank to try and decide what my in-laws want to do.
What I found with both of them is that though we would try to get some stimulation going, eg videos, they would easily say they'd seen it before or weren't...
Posted in Surface Tension