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blackberries

prussian purple sprays, each sweet-swollen round of rounds bursts with crimson juice, stalk-thrust out as if reaching to fill Autumn's hungry gaze or...
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storm cooking

unseen fingers flex kneading clouds of soughing dough as gulls white flakes, salt flavour here and now with calls of far dangers journeyed on sea's...

pinned

Today I forgot my PIN number. I think it's all the contactless there is now. How easy it is to go without needing to say hello or reply. Or touch...
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highland games 2018 (again)

sound wells up from the town molten silver bright unpools between old buildings, gold in afternoon sun, warm. Home. Thrill swells - All have come...
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W_W

Some times there is a flicker in the passing pages of years, a golden sparkle and bright colour reaches out from the black and white makes a reader...

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447 of my comments have received 454 Great Feedback votes

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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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Posted in Pins (6)

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Posted on Mon, 29 Jun 2020

 

Uncomfortaby is my typo!!!!! Couldn't get the cut and paste bit to work. So sorry to send you looking. 

You must be boggling predictive text with this wonderful language! I imagine a fuse going somewhere with stuff like "felt his...

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Posted in Pins (3)

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I had no idea maggots were

Posted on Sun, 28 Jun 2020

I had no idea maggots were called gentles, that is so horrid!!! I like your idea very much of flies being funeral directors too, and their "efficient fervour" even sounds buzzy/busy

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Posted in Bluebottle

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Enjoyed this very much! I had

Posted on Sat, 27 Jun 2020

Enjoyed this very much! I had never thought of water "slouching"! Particularly liked "the stream is a gurgle" and "one more slurp" which create idea of movement and soiund. You have created a character out of this stream, it's great!

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Posted in Anxious Moments

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Had to read this several

Posted on Sat, 27 Jun 2020

Had to read this several times as so admiring of your wordplay was missing the meaning :0) The other night there was a program about co-writer of musical Alexander Hamilton, which reminded me of how you write, it is a rare and wonderfful gift to...

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Posted in Breakout!

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so many wonderful lines!

Posted on Sat, 27 Jun 2020

so many wonderful lines!

"thread light"

"distractions of reflections"

"mercuried blue"

"operates in flashes"

 

I like too how you dip in and out of rhyme like you are dipping into water to catch a fish...

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Posted in Kingfisher

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