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My neighbour had seen me, slow pulling my shopping up the road had waved and cheerily bellowed "Can you not go faster?" Below his renovated house,...
Cherry

untravelling path

a memory of walking worn between trees into moss and fallen leaves. A parting as through hair, to tame or make bindable a growing thing shod foot...
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driverless

the more people run away the less there is to escape to the more beauty we buy the less room we have for truth we fuel our vehicles with tomorrows...
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RV

While flowers and fruit and leaves fall, birds rise calling dawn from horizon's broken shell; song from bare branches brightens silent cold; and soon...
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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...

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514 of my comments have received 524 Great Feedback votes

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I love the swelling rhythm of

Posted on Tue, 22 Dec 2020

I love the swelling rhythm of this, like a syrupy drip in itself

"fruit which is 

slower to ripen and sweeter

with age; transformed to an earthy

stickiness, to spice and soft curve,

a liquored slick to sweep...

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Posted in A Partridge, A Pear Tree

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Cedars are serene! Many years

Posted on Wed, 23 Dec 2020

Cedars are serene! Many years ago there used to be one on a walk I went on. I was trespassing, and always worried I would be told off, but under this tree the idea of ownership seemed irrelevent :0)

I like this :

"resolving...

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Posted in Deodar Tree

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I liked your poem :0) Though

Posted on Tue, 15 Dec 2020

I liked your poem :0) Though this has occured often when helping out at toddler group or primary school, never with my son! However, now he has a computer he has learned to persevere :0) Enjoying these mam gu diaries very much

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Posted in A new achievement @16 months

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I like your rhymes which come

Posted on Wed, 16 Dec 2020

I like your rhymes which come an go unexpectedly like fish in muddy water. The pike eating everything till there's nothing else left sounds like humans

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Posted in The Sheksna

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I love the last line! Also

Posted on Mon, 14 Dec 2020

I love the last line! Also how you think of the tiny moving warmth of the snowbunting in that huge openness, its heart beating under the sky. And "delicate shivers" is wonderful, too, made my back tingle, The idea of how old the mountains are,...

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Posted in Langdale Pikes In Winter

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 Am so glad you have got out

Posted on Mon, 14 Dec 2020

 Am so glad you have got out to see your countryside and be inspired to write another beautiful poem! And your photo is gorgeous too. What does the word Lugg sound like? Reading, I was rhyming it with chug, like it was part of a huge gleaming...

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Posted in Near Mortimer’s Cross, Herefordshire 12/12/20

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No sounds in this poem. It

Posted on Sat, 12 Dec 2020

No sounds in this poem. It seems very peaceful and airy and languid, like dying in ibis spell would be like slipping gently under warm water and finding you could breathe. I do like and admire how you create feeling in your poems, giving an idea...

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Posted in Ibis

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Enjoyed this, evoke their

Posted on Thu, 10 Dec 2020

Enjoyed this, evoking their mystery and fierceness. Hollies seem to me like Amazons in their dark green armour, fighting on when all other trees have surrendered to Winter. You have made a beautiful way of illustrating strength for females :0)...

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Posted in Holly Tree

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Enjoyed this. Also

Posted on Wed, 09 Dec 2020

Enjoyed this. Also interesting about "here, here" being a comfort murmer, there, as it was "there, there"  here :0)

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Posted in Lawn Rolling Here

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" we are built of air and

Posted on Mon, 07 Dec 2020

" we are built of air and

water and music."

This made me feel delicate and peaceful, like I was a better person. Thankyou for writing it. Will go and read it again :0)

ps Like imagining being in Narnia

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Posted in Atoms of Hope

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