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Finding spring

Spring is here, to leaf the mind when dreaming's done...


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To the sea

Whenever I go to the sea, I feel changed. (Wikimedia image)

The Child Inside

Sometimes life doesn't give us those things we'd hoped for; sometimes those things are small, sometimes they are big; and sometimes poetry is the only way to do justice to those feelings which emerge from it all. (Wikimedia image copyright)


11 of my comments have received 11 Great Feedback votes

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Really captured the scene

Posted on Wed, 02 Sep 2020

Really captured the scene well, like some niftily produced video footage.

I particularly enjoyed verse 3.

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Posted in Peace In The Forest

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This is wonderful. So

Posted on Mon, 27 Apr 2020

This is wonderful. So evocative, with some lovely details - too many to pick and highlight.

A real transporter. I completely felt like I was there waiting for the saveloys to arrive, the smell driving me insane after a hard day's graft. I...

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Posted in The Pub

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I enjoyed how this overflowed

Posted on Sat, 30 Nov 2019

I enjoyed how this overflowed with content despite its brevity. A hard feat to pull off. Well done.

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Posted in The End of a Brighter November Day

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Very well written. You have

Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019

Very well written. You have captured the moment perfectly. Dialogue and narration has a good balance.

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Posted in La Femme d'argent

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Some parts of us are sacred

Posted on Sat, 21 Apr 2018

Some parts of us are sacred and remain safe and untouched; they can be seen by us in nature. A lovely read.

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Posted in My Dreams are Safe (IP)

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I'll be honest with you. My

Posted on Sat, 09 Dec 2017

I'll be honest with you. My concentration is poor at the best of times and it takes a lot for me to be able to read a story here all in one go, but this one just kept me reading. You have a really great style of writing. I loved the first person...

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Posted in The agony and the ecstacy

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 I really enjoyed this on so

Posted on Thu, 20 Jul 2017

 I really enjoyed this on so many levels. I enjoyed the train journey idea and how travel is about being in between places, something comforting in that I've always thought. Maybe a chance to reflect on what was, might have been. It was sharp,...

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Posted in A Philanderer on the Night Train

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Thanks for the pick, that's

Posted on Wed, 28 Jun 2017

Thanks for the pick, that's great. I hope I have added the contribution correctly?

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Posted in Traces

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Well deserved. A really

Posted on Tue, 30 May 2017

Well deserved. A really strong voice threads through this, with great integrity. 

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Posted in My Mother and I aren't Talking and Other Tales.

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Beautifully written and

Posted on Tue, 28 Jan 2014

Beautifully written and really very moving. I totally understand the fact that everything once owned leaves a trace behind, often impossible to let go of, no matter how small or insignificant it may appear on the outside.


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Posted in What Remains