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Gold cherry

appeal

on amber sheen of polished wood apricots spill, cheek soft and sweet and from a terracotta pot geranium flowers lift hearts when days sink down in...
Gold cherry

recipe

Small birds flicker thick, make bushes quiver shimmering silence with bright chirruping. Blackberries, swollen seconds full of sun. (Try one, to...
Cherry

brambles

blackberries, swollen seconds full of sun I pick, to burst sweet on my tongue, now and now. In overgrown long disused school ground brambles slow arc...
Gold cherry
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wings, late summer

Blue mussel shell halves sea and sky, within shining nacre clouds water colours burst bloom, rainbows prism- prison free. Eight swifts rejoicing in...
Cherry

wall

We're the biggest stone in the wall but we don't sit straight, almost fall each time we ask why are we here? This is our free will, to feel fear yet...

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212 of my comments have received 215 Great Feedback votes

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 I love the hugeness of your

Posted on Sun, 22 Sep 2019

 I love the hugeness of your poem, the importance of what is happening for you. I hope your new world fulfills all your dreams

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Posted in New World

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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...

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Posted in My Favourite Colour's Changed

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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...

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Posted in Last Week I Lost My Job (Rimus Dissolutas)

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BRILLIANT!!!

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...

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Posted in The fruit of the elm

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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...

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Posted in Les Rowse, Philippe and I

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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....

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Posted in time travelling

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"the tall decay of sunflowers

Posted on Sat, 19 Oct 2019

"the tall decay of sunflowers
- Whose?"

I like this, allotments have so much of a person's life poured in, the dead stalks are like gravestones for the time in summer past

"swirl and deadly swell" brilliant alliteration...

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Posted in Prevarication Saturday

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bleak and strong. I like how

Posted on Wed, 16 Oct 2019

bleak and strong. I like how there is no blame, what has happened is compared to weather, it just happens. And I like that the last word is "thaw"

Interred flames of spent desires

Nothing can live here now

although the poem...

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Posted in It feels like winter here

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I love the slow majestic

Posted on Mon, 14 Oct 2019

I love the slow majestic sweep of these lines :

the deep blue cruise

of an underwater colossus.

 

and these, you have expressed how I felt as a child seeing the one at the Natural History Museum. This is brilliant,...

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Posted in Whale bones

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Oh I love this story :0)

Posted on Sun, 13 Oct 2019

Oh I love this story :0)

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Posted in "The Trouble with Magical Beings" Chapter 9 (A Fantasy)

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