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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...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
yes, I liked that the cows
Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018
yes, I liked that the cows and children died had significance for different reasons, so much heartache put so simply
and that "Winters smelled of kerosene". I remember there were lots of powercuts growing up, so paraffin reminds me of cold...Read full comment
Posted in Histories of a small town in Ontario
NEVER feel guilty! If I
Posted on Fri, 04 May 2018
NEVER feel guilty! If I could only write like this I would, every day. No other issue is as important, for if we destroy the Earth there will be nothing anyway.
Lions, giaffes, elephants. These are all at serious risk. No cgi is ever...Read full comment
Posted in Palm oil or Orangutans?
I love this.
Posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2018
I love this.
Going at different speeds but arriving together
A dead end coming to life - brilliant!
"look back at the increasingly staggering view". Gives a strong image of space/time so easily.
"Convenient" table...Read full comment
Posted in Effort & View
Beautiful poem, you express
Posted on Sat, 21 Apr 2018
Beautiful poem, you express so well the seeming fragility of Spring but also how it's actually very strong, as it has overcome the darkness of Winter, just as the flames of your dreams overcome dark times. It makes me think of those ink paintings...Read full comment
Posted in My Dreams are Safe (IP)
They ARE like table cloths,
Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018
They ARE like table cloths, and the way they ripple is like slow motion flapping a table cloth to open it out before putting it on the table. I'd never have thought of that. I like the slow graceful way of this poem, tooRead full comment
Posted in Far away, the Manta Ray