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"Maybe I'm Waiting for Your Mother" [Mr Martínez Sixteen]

See, I told you SOMETHING would happen. Image source Pixabay.com, thanks to Markus-S
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"Hi Yo, Silver!*" [Mr Martinez Fifteen]

Look I've saved some dictionary work and googling. Admit it, it's more fun if you have to look it up. Image source Wikipedia image taken by Mr.choppers
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"You Can See The Quiff" Mr Martinez Fourteen

At last! Trigger warning: Very evil 20th century man depicted in the accompanying illustrative image. Said image is freely available on flicker, no one wants to own up to owning the copyright though. It's in the company of some of the most incompetent inkery I've ever seen.
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"I Can Fire Him Anytime" [Mr Martínez Thirteen]

Martínez makes it to Madrid. Image created by author from royalty free components available (unfortunately) on the internet.
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This is our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day.

Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 2019

A comforting read, do click the link and listen to it being read extremely well by the author.
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This one and

Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019

your last one feel/read like you're trying something different. If you're going to use wind etc with no article the/a/this/that etc. maybe try capitalising them, sometimes no article makes it harder to read and detracts from the beautiful image (...

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It's fairly recent

Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019

from a US radio advertising campaign from the 30's I think. It means this is going/has started well - possibly after repeated failed attempts. Popularised by Jack Benny and the like in comedy sketches thereafter.

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This

Posted on Tue, 30 Jul 2019

topical piece captures the futility of getting away from it all, whatever "it" is, it's in our baggage and that's why it's our Facebook and Twitter Pick of the Day.

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Most enjoyable.

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...

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I wonder

Posted on Thu, 31 Jan 2019

what the playground chants are now... we used to parrot chants about Ho Chi Minh, with no clue where Vietnam was. This has that kind of hypnotic rhythm. Cleverly done.

best
Ewan

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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...

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Nice

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.

Beautifully done.

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Ewan

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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
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It's worrying

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...

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