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Cherry

part 5

The car bump ing as Karen drove off the ferry woke Mary from a bad dream - a huge spiderweb dangling with bundles like sad grey fruit, soft and...
Cherry

part 4

But Mary had no room for words. Her fear was big as a mountain. Tears spilled and a huge sob, like a tidal wave came up from her chest. The seagull...
Cherry

part 3 (redrafted)

Mary's heart was going "Boom, boom, boom" shaking her ribs. It was the only sound she could hear. Then Jake was there, shouting, "Can I have icecream...
Cherry

part 2

Mary couldn't help laughing too, the first proper laugh since that Tuesday after school when she had not been allowed to go with Mum, then everyone...
Cherry

part 1

She hunched down into the car seat so her coat went up on each side like shields. It didn't stop him from kicking her, but he couldn't see she was...

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479 of my comments have received 488 Great Feedback votes

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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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Rich with your way of seeing,

Posted on Fri, 09 Apr 2021

Rich with your way of seeing, how you conjure the majesty and marvel of life in so few lines. I am really glad you got out into the sunshine and the wild, Rhiannon. It is like seeing a butterfly open its wings reading this :0)

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Posted in Good Friday Stroll, 02/04

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I am so sorry for your loss.

Posted on Fri, 09 Apr 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. Your uncle will be at peace and full of light now?

I am grateful that you could write how you felt, as this poem is intense. No one describes abstract things the way you do! I love

"should time ahead...

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Posted in Moving Forward

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Maybe if the heart is like an

Posted on Wed, 07 Apr 2021

Maybe if the heart is like an egg, inside there is a creature which can fly, and needs the heart to break so it can be free?

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Posted in Humpty Dumpty

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THANKYOU!!! That is an

Posted on Tue, 06 Apr 2021

THANKYOU!!! That is an amazing compliment, you are very kind :0) And the picture is BEAUTIFUL, now I feel all luxurious. What an honour!

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Posted in to pick up time

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Don't delete it, though!

Posted on Tue, 06 Apr 2021

Don't delete it, though! There are lots of brilliant lines, I particularly like

"I recall that as a child I was immortal"

and

"before I saw that inequity was universal;"

The first bit :

"I have wished to...

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Posted in Asphodel

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I realise reading this that I

Posted on Mon, 05 Apr 2021

I realise reading this that I am making a treasure chest in my mind of favourite poems of yours. This one is added.

How I wish my insomia produced any kind of poem, instead of just grumpy vagueness and the ability to cry on demand. Of...

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Posted in Digging for gods.

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Oh! I am glad he is better,

Posted on Mon, 05 Apr 2021

Oh! I am glad he is better, remember you writing about him ages ago, having to stay in a cage till his bones healed. And then a rat!!! That is a proud and stubborn spirit he must have.

I like very much how you describe the atmosphere in...

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Posted in The Easter Rat

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good gracious! two incredibly

Posted on Fri, 02 Apr 2021

good gracious! two incredibly brilliant poems in two days!!!

This is not the oxalis I know, which has pale, pale pink flowers and grows in the woods. the link did not work when I clicked on it?

your gorse poem is still filling my...

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Posted in Oxalis stricta

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"her flowers

Posted on Thu, 01 Apr 2021

"her flowers

seemed to cloak the earth 

in sunlight, I could only wear them

as hope. Time folds land

into ridges of scars,

though I still hold the word

mother below my tongue

as hard as a stone...

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Posted in Gorse

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