Nature

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Eliza

She was the ocean. Blue waves lapping against a face of sand, freckles like sea shells, driftwood brows. He was the beach. He was the seaweed...

On The Quiet Beach (Song)

1. Sometimes when I feel discarded like shells and seaweed piles when I could be broken hearted this beach still makes me smile. 2. So near the world...

The Climate Changed

The Climate Changed "You were the sun Once I was perihelion Now you are aphelion!" Sang the perihelion of planet earth In low baritones What is the...
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Un Dia en Las Palmas

Re-named re-write of 'Here be Dragons and Donkeys' written for Poetry Monthly. Photo from my old Nokia
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THE FIERCE SUMMER GALES

The fierce summer gales Howl all through the night
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first day in senior school

Rain heavy air, clear, fresh colours drenched. I walk through clinging grasses like hands welcoming. Summer condensing on twig ends in rowan berries...
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The Dandelion

Hopes and dreams Hopes and dreams Dry pale and windswept My place amongst the tree roots Burying my roots through stony ground Earths tether holds me...

Reaching

(photo 1) A stricken tree, its bones survive – grey, honed they reach, and taper high to poke the blue, like twisting roots upon the sky.

Goodbye Glen

As we've grown older, we have been forced to confront the sadness of dementia and alzheimers. Like all mortal matters, debilitation is best...