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Meet Ze Monsta

As you all know there is no copyright on titles. In any case, this is the title of a terrific track by PJ Harvey on To Bring You My Love. IP - thanks for giving me an excuse to play some Polly. Image is author's own fault.
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Kings of Myth and Illusion

Well, this is a titular poem for a collection written after the fact. The collection is on here, here. https://www.abctales.com/collection/kings-myth-and-illusion or you could just click on the link at the bottom of the poem . Image is author's own from PD elements: source -wikipedia.
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Django

Some days only Django will do... Image author's own... fault.
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All the Diamonds Raining

We bet, Pascal and I, all the d i a m o n d s raining on Jupiter and Saturn that something is out there. He glories in uncertainty, I in its opposite...
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Friday On My Mind

Nonsense. image is from Free SVG and licenced CC0

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We used to look forward to

Posted on Mon, 09 May 2022

The Day of Victory celebrations every year at Teufelsberg, (West Berlin Listening Post) because it meant there was no operational flying by AFGSFG The Air Force of the Group of Forces Germany, which was what NATO named the Soviet Air Force(s) in...

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Posted in A Final Message From Moscow

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I liked this one

Posted on Tue, 03 Aug 2021

very much. You've a good eye for small town life. I knew lots of Bindys when I was that age. It was funny when they came back, they looked the same but they were very different. I never really understood it until I joined the RAF at 21 and went...

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Posted in Death of a Power Station

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Love this so far,

Posted on Wed, 20 Apr 2022

Jack.
I do have one quibble. Ugly Puggly's last two bits of dialogue are a bit didactic. Whilst the sentiment behind the words is true, it comes over as a little authorial, even though the words come out of UP's mouth. This:

"we can'...

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This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day

Posted on Mon, 14 Mar 2022

A splendid depiction of ourselves as a parasitic blight on Gaia itself. Skilfully done and with possibly the first use of 'Agrestal' I've ever seen in a poem.
Please share and or retweet this splendid poem if you can.

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Posted in This Cannot Be Our Home

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One of the hard truths

Posted on Wed, 02 Mar 2022

is that our armed forces are not up to contributing to a coalition force at the same level as that which went to Iraq. Or indeed to Afghanistan. This is fine. Limiting defence spending to sufficient to defend the realm is sensible. Just don't...

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Posted in Listening to the News 2/3/22

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Strange and evocative

Posted on Thu, 18 Nov 2021

There is great beauty in your work. Looking forward to your collection. 

E x

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Posted in The Solitude of Sleep

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This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day

Posted on Mon, 06 Sep 2021

What if, indeed. This great piece from a returning contributor is the story of the lucky escape we get most times we buy a ticket and how we overthink things.

Why not share and/or retweet if you like it too, dear readers?

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Posted in Being Careful What You Wish For

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Ah yes,

Posted on Mon, 06 Sep 2021

what a double-edged sword that big win might be!
You have a typo in the penultimate stanza "op-des" vice "op-eds".
Really splendid writing, Ed.

E x

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Posted in Being Careful What You Wish For

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Excellent.

Posted on Wed, 17 Mar 2021

Very fine. Whimsical, I agree.

You have a missing apostrophe at line 5 in "Willows favourite".

Always best to keep the fantastic rooted in the everyday. You do that well here.

Well done.

 

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Posted in "Willow's Tail"

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There will be

Posted on Mon, 10 Feb 2020

...but as you know I'm writing Moffat III at the moment (12,000 words and counting). I always have a vanity project going, whilst I'm writing a novel. It helps to dive off into something else completely unrelated. Usually, The Picture Ranch or...

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