229 of my comments have received 233 Great Feedback votes
I like all the layers in this
Posted on Mon, 04 Mar 2019
I like all the layers in this, exploring so many ideas, whether we work to live or live to work, if you can live forever as a virtual mind in an artificial body, if that is the way mankind will colonise space, space debris, loss of resources. I...Read full comment
Posted in What is True?
I know what it feels like
Posted on Sun, 03 Mar 2019
I know what it feels like when all the voices get too loud and it's like they are battering you, you describe it so well. And then going outside where there are birds which can fly, it's a great contrast, the lightness after the heaviness. Also,...Read full comment
Posted in The Love of the Loveless (Chapter 6) (6)
Made me think of a patchwork
Posted on Thu, 28 Feb 2019
Made me think of a patchwork eiderdown made of gauzy mists, black velvet inside caves, shimmering satin clouds, thick embroidery of hedges, like reliving memories as you sew it together with words.
"The way I go is over quilts
Of...Read full comment
Posted in That's Not The Way I Go
I am not sure. The little
Posted on Sat, 23 Feb 2019
I am not sure. The little girl's grandmother is reported saying she wished they had not named him? If the rest of the family feel that also, maybe their wishes should have been put first?
If the boy who did this wanted notoriety, if there...Read full comment
Posted in Isle of Bute.
Heard the voice clearly in
Posted on Tue, 19 Feb 2019
Heard the voice clearly in my head - you wrote the accent so well. You have made a voice that sounds real, joking even as the air runs out
"now", like the whole poem was bringing us to this word and no way out of the darkRead full comment
"geniuses? Shiny smug beetles
Posted on Wed, 13 Feb 2019
"geniuses? Shiny smug beetles" YES they were!!! Invulnerable, unsquashable, surviving everything. While I was the worm burying myself in the compost quiet of the library hoping no one would notice and send me squirming outside into all the noise...Read full comment
Posted in The Volunteers
that's so clever! It reads
Posted on Tue, 12 Feb 2019
that's so clever! It reads like waves coming in, each one higher than the last, or a time lapse film. I love how the last line in each verse links to each next like cogs fitting perfectly, it emphasises how everything works perfectly one stage...Read full comment
Posted in Seasons Connect