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change of address

houses are envelopes posted through time recipients changing letters put in, taken out. From the War son, brother, father, lost mother upstairs, her...
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pondering

jelly ellipsis or small eyeballs with tiny pupils, or thought bubbles, each containing a full stop No! A full beginning a drip of ink After some...
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First Walk Of April

Step on a moon stone to cross the stream - Van Gogh’s Starry Night - willow flowers pollen halo’d in swirling water.dark. Sun-coin's cloud-pursed. In...
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herring gull gallantry

If you wait till half past six there's cheap bread at the Co op or donuts for 16p. So now, after chores are done I put on my coat (it's still cold...

not just a citrus

Sunny smelling mangoes and carrots for a snowman's nose rough and griity builders' sand or some ducks from knees to toes. Pumpkins carved on...
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143 of my comments have received 144 Great Feedback votes

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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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he is not ashamed to "come

Posted on Sun, 21 Apr 2019

he is not ashamed to "come out" as a murderer, yet some of his people are afraid simply to love.

you were deemed "horrible" yet someone who assaulted you to amuse his friends is elite

money is  a mirror that makes morality the...

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Posted in Throwing Stones

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you write of a friendlier

Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019

you write of a friendlier time. So much changed when supermarkets opened. I guess when supermarkets are all self service or home delivery today's children will remember the weekly shop there as a loss too, one more chance for human contact gone....

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Posted in The Milkman

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oh Rhiannon THIS IS GORGEOUS!

Posted on Sat, 20 Apr 2019

oh Rhiannon THIS IS GORGEOUS!!!

love "sudden spillage"

"dandelions' moment"

"escapes from farmer’s fields to anywhere"

you have caught the sense of wildness perfectly!

"but by the woods more in the shade, the...

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Posted in Golden Blast at the Roadside

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you don't knead them

Posted on Thu, 18 Apr 2019

you don't knead them

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Posted in I HAVE BEEN FIRED BY THE BAKERY

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"... and good poets make it

Posted on Tue, 16 Apr 2019

"... and good poets make it into something better, or at least something different.”

well, you are a good poet :0) This poem seems to me like a display cabinet where you have carefully curated lines by great writers to make the reader...

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Posted in London's Burning

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sounds like you are the true

Posted on Wed, 17 Apr 2019

sounds like you are the true family, remembering him with beauty

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Posted in Crocuses in Spring

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