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452 of my 2,594 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 459 votes

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wind

Come home from far across the sea no soft shawled shoulders welcome the wanderer - nor familiar comforting arms catch me from the race, save me from...
Cherry

hearth song

This is not a flame quivering in every misunderstanding or longing that flares in the pull of absence nor forest fire, consuming all needs, breath...
Gold cherry
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Walking home from shopping 8/3/18

You know how, if you find a piece of quartz on the beach and hold it up to the light you can see white, cream and amber fractured bright as the...
Cherry

predator (just re uploaded)

snow lies outside waiting like a cat thick fluffy fur white gleaming flat bumper deep cars lurk stuck fast as burrs in streets shaken by sky ripping...
Cherry

Lethe

Forgetting things is so scary like standing on a bank a river is eating away at. My Dad died of dementia unable to talk. My son hates that I want to...

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452 of my comments have received 459 Great Feedback votes

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Enjoyed this one very much.

Posted on Fri, 22 May 2020

Enjoyed this one very much. too!

This is genius :

“So, our Aunties are all sitting around knitting and drinking tea and things.  Then, if the walruses get in, they don’t know how to deal with them and might get eaten?”

 

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Posted in The Walrus and the Aunteater

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Same as everyone, enjoyed

Posted on Sun, 17 May 2020

Same as everyone, enjoyed this a lot.

What struck me is how you were getting to know your father  not because he was in your life, but because you found him in yourself. Missing someone you had never had, holding them inside yourself,...

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Posted in the old geezer

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I am not surprised your

Posted on Mon, 18 May 2020

I am not surprised your grandson loved it! I love it too, I should think EVERYONE would.

Particularly liked the bit about cows, and when Packham had to come up with the panda being invisible, could tell he was thinking on his paws. It is...

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Posted in A Panda Called Mick

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I love :

Posted on Mon, 18 May 2020

I love :

"Catch the cold steel moment
of its brief tangential light"

and "reckless beauty"

It does have the exciting feeling of electric guitar notes flowing into each other, also of how everything seems super intense,...

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Posted in Hyde Park - Spurn Point

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achingly sad

Posted on Wed, 13 May 2020

achingly sad

"I found your obituary today"

"He must miss you still"

"Words not intended for me... beautiful"

and then huge hearted, about the deepest  friendship, a union of souls

"We were closer than lovers...

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Posted in Mila

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Are you sure you haven't

Posted on Sun, 10 May 2020

Are you sure you haven't started on a few unintentionally?

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Posted in Stone

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this one made me think of

Posted on Sun, 10 May 2020

this one made me think of white witches, wanting to make something good , using nature and time, to heal. I like the smoothing of water vowels too :0)

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Posted in Stone

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She is washing her paws, so,

Posted on Fri, 08 May 2020

She is washing her paws, so, I found the feeling of brittle tension you have made very strong (though seeming delicate, as does a spider web.) Also the respect mixed with revulsion. And "you are not a god, Arachne" a put down to disguise fear ?...

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Posted in Arachne

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Every time I try to write a

Posted on Fri, 08 May 2020

Every time I try to write a comment on this Tina walks on the keyboard. Perhaps it is because she is advertisng her spider catching skills :0) I will have another go. I thought this was great!

I am scared of spiders, too. But found this...

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Posted in Arachne

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I'm sorry, I didn't mean to

Posted on Wed, 06 May 2020

I'm sorry, I didn't mean to be rude. I find them scary, like hag fish. You describe their lives so well, particularly the mysterious revelation that compels them to go back to where they started

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Posted in Lampreys

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