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jelly ellipsis or small eyeballs with tiny pupils, or thought bubbles, each containing a full stop No! A full beginning a drip of ink After some...

First Walk Of April

Step on a moon stone to cross the stream - Van Gogh’s Starry Night - willow flowers pollen halo’d in swirling water.dark. Sun-coin's cloud-pursed. In...

herring gull gallantry

If you wait till half past six there's cheap bread at the Co op or donuts for 16p. So now, after chores are done I put on my coat (it's still cold...

not just a citrus

Sunny smelling mangoes and carrots for a snowman's nose rough and griity builders' sand or some ducks from knees to toes. Pumpkins carved on...


hills are mirrors reflecting dreams bullet hole sun through sky window air comes in shards blown out, cutting rainbow bridges instants of sea...


166 of my comments have received 168 Great Feedback votes

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I love this! You are

Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019

I love this! You are brilliant.

The ogg sounds are like water filled footprints, sucking at the rhythm

Then "idle" mixed with the "S" of secluded makes me think of intruders sliding off, like in fairy tales, the place magically...

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wow, that's st francis of

Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019

wow, that's st francis of assissi level!!!

do you find hover flies love your lilles? I had some oriental (I think the beast from the east ate them as gone without trace now) and one had 12 hoverflies either on it or very near? Don't know...

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Posted in I Didn't Kill the Scarlet Beetles

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Enjoyed this so much! I had a

Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019

Enjoyed this so much! I had a bond like that with my dog. the sense that your world is alright because your dog is alright, whatever happens outside you can take it. And the stealthy rhymes, never forced.

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Another one of your wonderful

Posted on Fri, 17 May 2019

Another one of your wonderful walking ones :0)

love "woods of birdsong"

and :

notes of a cuckoo echoing
from time to time
from down below

you catch the space between so cleverly

and the feeling of...

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Posted in Up Carningli

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this would make a great film

Posted on Sun, 12 May 2019

this would make a great film :0) What does it say about Bill that he so wanted to be on the winnng side that he got someone who had earned their place to leave? I dread to think what Jennifer thought of him! It feels like a Machiavellian fable...

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Posted in The Cinderella Team

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I hope this is not inspired

Posted on Sat, 11 May 2019

I hope this is not inspired by you working in a horrible new job?

"The world gave away free stuff and it was the best stuff anybody could ever get their hands on but it wasn’t enough. There was a bit more that we all needed and for some of...

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Posted in I Woke Up (in inverted commas)

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This one is gorgeous too! In

Posted on Tue, 07 May 2019

This one is gorgeous too! In so few words so much richness, I felt I had been there too. Thankyou so much for posting. I will want to read this over and over

Are you on holiday?

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that's beautiful! I love

Posted on Thu, 09 May 2019

that's beautiful! I love these walking poems! I have never read anything like them, how you make a feeling of walking, place and moment come alive with rhythm and aliteration, more vivid even than your lovely photo

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Posted in Transfixed!

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 I enjoyed this very much!

Posted on Mon, 06 May 2019

 I enjoyed this very much!  All I know about Romans is vague memories of I Claudius on telly. You must have done lots of research to make everything seem so real!

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Posted in A Roman Triptych - 1) Calpurnia's Story

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I tried for ages before

Posted on Sat, 04 May 2019

I tried for ages before reading, to guess what the title was about but failed utterly, it's brilliant! And how "crumbs" could be both an expression of annoyance and, literally crumbs. And how you show the real time concentration with "care..."...

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Posted in Dunk-Irk