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time travelling

at woods' edge shadow-silt nestles lumps of amber air floating ballrooms where midges dance brief lives away since before words on one side sun warm...
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first day in senior school

Rain heavy air, clear, fresh colours drenched. I walk through clinging grasses like hands welcoming. Summer condensing on twig ends in rowan berries...
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calm before

trunk tethered galaxies of leaves wild weaves, wind owned. Waist high, light grained grasses spray. Green-good air an open mouth, bird-fled, waits...
Cherry

a sort of green

in autumn small, three-toed green, lizard dry stampedes down the steps' side dark green cloaking concrete with rustling possibilities or, lushly...

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479 of my comments have received 488 Great Feedback votes

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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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"what you understand is

Posted on Wed, 06 May 2020

"what you understand is darkness" Powerful! Those first four lines are so sad. No possibility of nature v nurture

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Posted in Lampreys

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covagants :0) Or is

Posted on Tue, 05 May 2020

covagants :0) Or is that mixing root languages?

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Posted in A Literary Squirrel

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