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One thing you will
Posted on Thu, 06 Jul 2017
find by doing this, is that your description in any prose you do write will be tighter, more compact, more effective, it's something I was told would happen if I wrote more poetry. I'm not completely sure it has for me, but it will for you....Read full comment
Posted in Tail-end
It's the mothballs
Posted on Tue, 10 Jan 2017
I remember, and the faint smell of Lion pee and Turkish Delight.... hahaha. I do not know anyone who has never explored their parents' wardrobe. When I was 8, my dad's wardrobe had hundreds of football programmes from the 40's and 50's; Rangers...Read full comment
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Posted on Thu, 07 Feb 2019
One or two things. Incognito is one word.
Kirk is almost exclusively used for Church in the Church of Scotland. Your priest(s) are Catholics, I presume, since they practise the rite of Exorcism.
I like the idea of the stories being...Read full comment
This splendid poem
Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019
is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day. Why not share or retweet if you like it too.
Image is copyright Dave Bevis source is https://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3381711 and it is...
Posted on Wed, 23 Jan 2019
to see a dialect word in a poem (jitty) if we don't use them they'll die out. For those of a Yorkshire persuasion it's a ginnel, and if you're Jockinese (like me), it's a close.
Lots to Enjoy
Posted on Fri, 21 Dec 2018
in this deceptively simple poem. I wonder if wouldn't work better without the first line? You show us all of that in the rest of the poem.
This is particularly beautiful
I turn once more to the laundry.
It is evening now...
Posted in love and laundry
Posted on Tue, 17 Jul 2018
looking back, sometimes. Old pals who took apprenticeships at 16 haven't lifted a tool in 30 years. Policemen some of them, or RAC men. The lucky few might do some shop-fitting though they're time-served carpenters and joiners. One lathe-turner...Read full comment
Posted in Distance
Posted on Thu, 07 Jun 2018
if you'd asked me 10 years ago about the cathartic benefits of writing, I'd have laughed in your face. How wrong can one be? I suppose the point is it enables you (me, one etc.) to take your feelings outside and examine them, turning them over to...Read full comment
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