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Go Now

(You are allowed to cheat the driver)
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Shifting Sands

The ebb the flow, the stay the go upon the shifting sands The ebb the flow the yes the no the water and the land I blew in on an August wind and some...
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Coimbra Haiku

Downtown cobbled view Too many up and down steps My wine party in. Past "backbreakers' climb Red slogans, wet sheets, communes Student dreampower...
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Why Feminism - Me too?

Two nights ago I was kept awake by my neighbour battering his girlfriend. Today I was in my garden. It’s all hunky-dory now and he is on the phone...

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118 of my comments have received 116 Great Feedback votes

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Jupitermoon this is pretty

Posted on Thu, 13 Nov 2014

Jupitermoon this is pretty real. I often tell myself that it is a waste of time where I live searching for a man my age as all the singletons are wedded to their pint of beer. You illustrate how this relationship can sometimes be unhappy....

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Posted in not quite AA, but only 12 steps to the bar

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Yummy!

Posted on Sat, 05 Oct 2019

Yummy!

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Posted in Colours for Kids 11)

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Great story and I love the

Posted on Wed, 28 Mar 2018

Great story and I love the island's name! One pedantic query - 'naturists'? Are the scientists walking round this place of recyled muck naked?

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Posted in Wai Peipei Comes Of Age

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Illustrates the pressures of

Posted on Mon, 19 Mar 2018

Illustrates the pressures of parent and offspring, the domestic everpresent 'elephants in the room'. The loon watching works well too. The last section would work just as well  as writing if Dad said 'we can work together' and you then...

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Posted in When Father's Cry

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Worth reading for the fishy

Posted on Sun, 11 Mar 2018

Worth reading for the fishy tips alone. I am in Portugal right now and yesterday was wet and windy but the 2 before were great, plane home today.  You described your encounter with the fish vendor well. When Im an Englishwoman abroad I sometimes...

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Posted in Another week is whipped from under

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I too like the dark riverbank

Posted on Fri, 02 Mar 2018

I too like the dark riverbank.

I'm functional about most things that matter but I forget books that I have read recently more than ones I read a long time ago. Also I'm a bit 'use it or lose it' with names of things. A couple of years ago...

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Posted in Lethe

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lovely. I opted for silly

Posted on Wed, 14 Feb 2018

lovely. I opted for silly irony yesterday and so did 'him down the road' Your moment is good.

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Posted in Now

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You feel hotels like I do

Posted on Fri, 02 Feb 2018

You feel hotels like I do Alan, the machinery, the atmo of anonymity, the lights in the opposite street. Hotels offer far more than a room and meals, they are an experience. 

If you feel like playing with this again you could gut the...

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Posted in Checking In

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'It's an ongoing situation' 

Posted on Fri, 29 Dec 2017

'It's an ongoing situation'  to borrow a cliche. Back in the 70's Adrian Mitchell said 'most people ignore most poetry because most poetry ignores most people.' Book reviewers for the broadsheets put me off for a while. These 'big experts' seemed...

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Posted in Have We Written Too Much?

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Enigmatic, gives the mood of

Posted on Sat, 16 Dec 2017

Enigmatic, gives the mood of a hermit. 'the big black side' sits at the heart of the poem, when I hear the poem in my head this is where the central emphasis falls.

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Posted in What you see when you open the window

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