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hard and fast and shiny

we make our faces look plastic like dolls we had as children, un aging if we can afford to pay in plastic. Package fruit so it won't go black as air...

lost in space

in a bowl of hills beside the sea air is ice cream red orange green lights tutti frutti the ferry's fog horn a spoon full of stillness
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Spring a Butterfly

Dusty cocoon of box tight packed through warmer days deep green wire limbed larvi unbends into branches of frizzy plastic tree tall, when you both...
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not ready to fly yet

cat on the bed looks up as I go in he lies on the floor curled as if fallen like a leaf still in school uniform the chrysalis of his face asleep next...
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clues

Pheonix feathers ruffle beneath the cherry trees on pavement by the letterbox and shed gold of a giant lion molten on the road's curve near the park'...

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432 of my comments have received 439 Great Feedback votes

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"They dragged her into

Posted on Wed, 08 Jul 2020

"They dragged her into Rotherhithe"  This ia a great first line, not towed, you make the ship a person

"Her tales became a ramble

No one listened anymore" not only a person but an old lady

so "Dowager...becomes one more...

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Posted in Temeraire

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I like this even more today,

Posted on Mon, 06 Jul 2020

I like this even more today, it does describe exactly how I feel in our woods! It is WONDERFUL!!!

It is the sort of one where everey time another bit stands out today - "Sap of poems" :0)

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Posted in Wind in Trees by Water

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Oh! Am enjoying this :0) All

Posted on Mon, 06 Jul 2020

Oh! Am enjoying this :0) All the details about clothes and also the fizzy drinks are great. I would not have thought of them, but they make the reader instantly aware how weird and changed everything is. I do hope this is a long story!...

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Posted in "Past or Present" Chapter 3

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Have only read this once but

Posted on Mon, 06 Jul 2020

Have only read this once but know I will come back lots of times!

Agree utterly with it all, this bit is what hit me most :

"you are not judged to be anything

other than a part of it,"

I love this about Nature, too. No...

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Posted in Wind in Trees by Water

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what an imagination you have!

Posted on Sun, 05 Jul 2020

what an imagination you have!

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Posted in "Past and Present" Chapter 2

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I like "apologies of bees"

Posted on Sun, 05 Jul 2020

I like "apologies of bees" too! They look like kingfishers do you think?

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Posted in Bee eaters

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I had missed this so very

Posted on Sun, 07 Jun 2020

I had missed this so very glad it is poem of the month. It is lovely and made me want to cry

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Posted in Iriecat

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As I iron so

Posted on Sun, 05 Jul 2020

As I iron so rarely it is very stressful and concentrated so not sure if your poem is an accurate reflection on normal ironing.  However it is BRILLIANT  description of washing machine noise, I love how it goes round and round like my thoughts...

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Posted in Ironing, a woman's half hour

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I like having moth in mothers

Posted on Sat, 04 Jul 2020

I like having moth in mothers, so the tree is part moth, that's clever

and "moon-felted" like the moon feels them as well as being soft as felt

and "ink of feathers" because it is so fragile

and I had bever heard "instar" so...

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Posted in Puss Moths

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I like this exchange very

Posted on Fri, 03 Jul 2020

I like this exchange very much! Abigail is getting much more self confident, too. Cleaning wounds and cooking supper. That she is worried about Buck because he is old reinforces that she is little, just having to grow up very fast. "All quick" I...

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