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Poem of the week

a break from hoovering

wriggle bummed bees busy browsing discourse on roses, pore over cool pale petal pages of pollen gold-illumined manuscripts gathering anthologies of...
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In your shoes

The bag's bright pink, prawn cocktail in clear script. We don't have prawns now the sea is plastic soup. You wear shoes so your feet don't touch the...
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Poem of the week

renewable 2 (second go at this)

behind a moss furred wall woods slope down and bluebells shimmer peacock hued through bright green shade cool incense filled and in the field airy...
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renewable

Bluebell slopes shimmer bright green shade full of cool incense. Then across the field airy Rumplestiltskins white, slim as bird bones spin, slow...
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cotyledons

winter fingered earth safed. Now joined as prayer clasped hands they come up from darkness forgotten hopes open for the sun. Fragile, green growing...

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514 of my comments have received 524 Great Feedback votes

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Even as we put on masks to

Posted on Sat, 17 Oct 2020

Even as we put on masks to save ourselves, becoming aware of transience of posessions. Also as we distance from the living, thoughts of death are always close. Very good points, really well put! And a positive ending :0)

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Posted in A Changed World

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You have covered EVERYTHING.

Posted on Tue, 13 Oct 2020

You have covered EVERYTHING. I like your busy rhythm, and the clever rhymes at the end

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Posted in Jobs

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Loved this! Brilliant for the

Posted on Tue, 13 Oct 2020

Loved this! Brilliant for the beginning of Autumn! Particularly liked the idea of the waiting sky

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Posted in House Ghost

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wonderful! Needs reading lots

Posted on Fri, 09 Oct 2020

wonderful! agree,  will read lots of times. Menace and grace. Quick rhythm made me think of small ripples with a huge subject underneath

love calm of carrion, will make me smile next time see a keep calm and carry on logo :0)

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Posted in Gatorland

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your granddaughter must be so

Posted on Thu, 08 Oct 2020

your granddaughter must be so chuffed to have your fun poem in praise of her achieving this useful skill :0) I had to read the whole thing after those brilliant first 2 lines

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Posted in Attacking a satsuma like Jack Horner

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That would be a perfect way

Posted on Tue, 06 Oct 2020

That would be a perfect way to go. Enjoyed reading, found comforting, thankyou. Hope your sciatica is easing?

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Posted in The Nova Scotia I Know

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Great choice :0)

Posted on Tue, 29 Sep 2020

Great choice :0)

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Posted in Everyone's going to the opticians

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this is so sad!

Posted on Wed, 30 Sep 2020

this is so sad!

"I am a robin tricked

to sing at night by false light"

 

I wish I spoke with the rarity of frankinsence :0) I love that idea. Unlike you, though,  far from being an essential, the oil of my words is...

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Posted in Deus Ex Machina

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such a warm poem, made me

Posted on Thu, 01 Oct 2020

such a warm poem, made me feel so happy for you :0) I enjoyed this bit particularly

warbling on

for hours and hours

like chiff chaffs

in perfect togetherness

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Posted in After Dark

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I like this line very much :

Posted on Thu, 01 Oct 2020

I like this line very much : " I have never been myself"

also how you describe the nest, which made me think it is made of sparks, and what a let down life must be after that as your first memory

the bird in your photo looks like it...

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Posted in Hamerkop

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