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Poem of the week


Can't do audio or video, sorry. But I liked the nonsense challenge, thanks. Happy Christmas!


I might have left it too late for the kenning I.P. and not sure I've got it right anyway as I think they should be more literal. But I was so taken up with the kenning idea that I thought I'd give it a go. Thanks for the idea and hope the I.P. keeps going.
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All We Need

What if we could sail the Star Road

Hare Stops

The hare stops there in the cornfield stubble....
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NeverSquash a Raspberry

My daughter helped me remember the silly things I've told her. And some of them not so silly of course and should be adhered to at all times.


42 of my comments have received 43 Great Feedback votes

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Real nightmare words, well

Posted on Wed, 01 Apr 2015

Real nightmare words, well written. I didn't guess the end and then of course had to go back and reread. I felt the thing about keep talking was very strong, that thing that keeps your mind above the water, to use words, communicate, reason with...

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Posted in Walk About a Bit

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Epic! Whoever's wearing the

Posted on Wed, 11 Feb 2015

Epic! Whoever's wearing the hat is prone let it go to his head! I guess we all have to take some responsibilty though, powerless or not. Really enjoyed reading this.

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Posted in an American thinks of Russia

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There seem so many

Posted on Sat, 03 Jan 2015

There seem so many similarities between birth and death. I always find that comforting, to be honest. This is a beautiful poem. 

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Posted in Epiphany

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Brilliant. It starts in one

Posted on Fri, 28 Nov 2014

Brilliant. It starts in one place and then goes somewhere I didn't expect and ends up with this terrible loneliness of the wild geese flying, but in that those last few words there's some feeling of stillness.

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Posted in Only Silence Speaks the Language of Birds

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I'm definitely with the last

Posted on Wed, 01 Oct 2014

I'm definitely with the last stanza too. Some beautiful sense of continuity in those lines.  Maybe what makes them so effective is the almost matter of fact opening? A bit like keeping a log. It's obviously struck a chored, must be one of those...

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Posted in October's Geese

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This is intriguing which I'm

Posted on Sat, 13 Sep 2014

This is intriguing which I'm not sure I've spelt right? And original. I like the structure, with the spaces in between. Loads of lovely descriptions, it wants to be read again. And the last two lines are great! 

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Posted in The most beautiful morning

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Likewise. I liked the bit

Posted on Fri, 12 Sep 2014

Likewise. I liked the bit about the strong spirit in the frail body. That strength won't leave you.

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Posted in Mother

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I wondered if your memory of

Posted on Sun, 02 Feb 2014

I wondered if your memory of it is the same now that you have put it into words? I love all the small detail you put into your poems and how those small things can trigger a memory and one leads to another. I liked it a lot but for some reason...

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Posted in Perusing Plato

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Hello. I had to go for a

Posted on Tue, 22 Oct 2013

Hello. I had to go for a quick log in to say what a glorious read this is. NOt quite sure what a jibberwak is, sorry, but I could see the night clearly and the words like a voiceover moving through it. I loved the long sentences and the bizarre...

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Posted in Jibber