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what a great metaphor for
Posted on Wed, 19 Jun 2019
what a great metaphor for aging
We walked the plateau
Flat and scattered green
But now in this desert scape
Dragging our bags behind.
Pink is a halfway colour, isn't it? Unthreatening, which is why it's so scary...Read full comment
Posted in My Favourite Colour's Changed
You've conveyed all your
Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019
You've conveyed all your feelings brilliantly, specially how jobs are seen as defining people, so not having one makes a person a blob. And yet not having a specific shape/a slot to fit into, makes you able to go anywhere, the possibility of...Read full comment
Posted on Wed, 20 Feb 2019
BRILLIANT!!! This is absolute magic :0)
love "pale posy bunches" "coin wings" Wow! "seed-bulge" perfect . Also "far beyond their leafing"
well, all of it, really!
Insert, i wasn't sure what the trees across the road...Read full comment
Posted in The fruit of the elm
Very interesting to read his
Posted on Fri, 02 Feb 2018
Very interesting to read his story. I only really knew of him from hearing an interview about how by the time they let working class people into Oxford it was so dummed down there was no point going there, and that the elites never accepted him...Read full comment
Posted in Les Rowse, Philippe and I
You are quite right Tom, it's
Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017
You are quite right Tom, it's just a collection of nature scenes. It's just that I realised that someone from centuries ago could have seen them, too. And while I think of the wood as a beautiful place to go and see the sun and hear the birds....Read full comment
Posted in time travelling
"a version of me who is
Posted on Tue, 20 Aug 2019
"a version of me who is anonymous
to myself" I really liked that, feeling of being clean, or maybe unscarred?
"persistent nag of death;"reminder to carve out some meaning" Yet everything we think and write falls like leaves to the...Read full comment
Posted in Morning
These are great Rhiannon :0)
Posted on Mon, 19 Aug 2019
These are great Rhiannon :0) Once when I was helping out on a school trip there was a little girl getting frightened, so we held hands and I asked her what we should talk about? She said her house, then told me all about her bedroom, and soon she...Read full comment
Posted in KidsSpeak
"flickering beacons of
Posted on Fri, 16 Aug 2019
"flickering beacons of luminescence"
that brings out the loneliness
eek a wasp has just landed on the screen!
I would not have guessed it was about insomnia. Though I share completey the feeling of vulnerability, don't feel I...Read full comment
Posted in Jellyfish
NO! If you think of your poem
Posted on Mon, 12 Aug 2019
NO! If you think of your poem like a lump of rock - I can pick it up and see some quartz sparkling but someone else picks it up from a slightly different angle and sees some copper veins, and another person maybe sees a face in the bumps and...Read full comment
Posted in Cathedrals