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the train leaving now

In my rush to get to the right platform looking for signs to where I want to go it's easy to miss changing announcements so when a train pulls in,...
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bluebells

Lush warm blue. Radiant. Rain cool bells, fresh celestial pigment, space untempered slipped, low, through trees - solemn grey, hushed, host this deep...
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rock

I remember the barnacles that scratched when I clung to your steep side as waves crashed; they found you first on your journey through life -...
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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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201 of my comments have received 203 Great Feedback votes

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"brought these walls and

Posted on Wed, 11 Sep 2019

"brought these walls and lawns within reach"

"The front gardens are overgrown or shingled now"

 do you remember when front gardens were rich with flowers,full of the gardener's heart and soul? Now people concrete or some other hard...

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Posted in What happened?

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Loved this :0) The bits about

Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019

Loved this :0) The bits about gender stereotyping running through were my favourite, but all of it I was smiling. It is a relief your Mum thought Ken Clarke OK. It always bothers  me a bit that I understand his point of view even if not agreeing...

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Posted in Pad Life: The Elephant In The Room

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Like Jenny and Rhiannon, I

Posted on Sat, 07 Sep 2019

Like Jenny and Rhiannon, I love the rhythm you have here, much too fast for the breath of walking, wheels spinning, gliding through all your encounters and thoughts. It is the movement that has brought the change, of friendly human contact on...

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Posted in Riverine reflection

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That is great! Does he have

Posted on Fri, 06 Sep 2019

That is great! Does he have washing facilities? I remember reading on here about someone in a London hostel with no shower etc?

What you are doing is amazing! Could you get a job doing this - would you want to?

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Posted in Looking for Andrew (Journal 14)

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Enjoyed this very much. I

Posted on Tue, 03 Sep 2019

Enjoyed this very much. I think pigeons mate for life. Hopefully Raymond would find happiness as a pigeon? Or do transitioners stay human sized? Would there have to be dating apps for the new birds? I really liked the way you made the narrator be...

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Posted in The Pigeon Variant

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So glad you are writing again

Posted on Sun, 01 Sep 2019

So glad you are writing again! I have missed your rich thoughts that I have to read ten or more times and still feel there is more.

The gulping sea eternal, my cradle

We watched you ride her curling lips

 

The light...

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Posted in Echoes of a Dead Whale

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Well put Luigi! It is so

Posted on Sun, 01 Sep 2019

Well put Luigi! It is so frustrating listening to the news, and so many important world leaders refusing to do anything to slow climate change, infact wanting to dig in their heals like stroppy children and do the opposite, even though their own...

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Posted in The Time Capsule

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yes! though yesterday, on the

Posted on Thu, 29 Aug 2019

yes! though yesterday, on the kitchen windowsill, my son noticed a VERY  round baby sparrow, just standing there. As we watched , it closed its eyes and started swaying, and I was so worried it was ill! Then suddenly it hiccupped, and out popped...

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Posted in With Obsidian Eyes

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wow this is so sensuous! It

Posted on Sat, 24 Aug 2019

wow this is so sensuous! It is like a painting, I could almost feel the words sliding like a paintbrush, all the purple and olive and indigo and gold

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Posted in Fig

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Glad Sid got to shine, a

Posted on Thu, 22 Aug 2019

Glad Sid got to shine, a happy, gentle  version of a disaster movie!

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