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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...
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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...
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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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It's all about bread

It is important to be able to look down on your enemy. Though they are not enemies rather bread and butter. That sort of spongy white pap I wouldn't...
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emperor's new clothes

Invisible fresh air is cut and sewn when whistles, chirps and warbles sweetly shear off from sky's roll of space, as silk ribon freed, catches light...

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672 of my comments have received 685 Great Feedback votes

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I'm glad you posted it too,

Posted on Fri, 16 Apr 2021

I'm glad you posted it too, and I'm glad you only waited 4 more years to make it away for good :0)

I ran away about then, too. I  didn't have the money or capability to do it like you, though, so as someone at school had been urging me to...

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Posted in Icecream

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The comma after understanding

Posted on Thu, 15 Apr 2021

The comma after understanding is like a deep breath of relief :0) You convey the tension of the atmosphere before very well

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Posted in Storm clouds rolling in

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Posted on Wed, 14 Apr 2021

 

You communicate your enthusiasm brilliantly :0) Particularly liked :

"These sounds, to my ears, were sometimes a riot of glorious song, and as a musician I began to feel regularly quite overwhelmed.

My poor wife must have...

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Posted in The Genesis Of A `Twitcher`

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you express that feeling very

Posted on Mon, 12 Apr 2021

you express that feeling very well, sort of like waiting for a wave to fall but it doesn't and it doesn't. I like how you embrace the whole of humanity at the beginning, too

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Posted in Suddenly, not there …

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Really love this poem! You

Posted on Tue, 16 Mar 2021

Really love this poem! You made me feel the excitement of other ages, the thrill of believing in magic, at the same time as describing the reality of the equinox, which is powerful too

Came back for a re read and so sorry had not realised...

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Posted in Vernal Equinox

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Thankyou! Did not know the

Posted on Sat, 10 Apr 2021

Thankyou! Did not know the original rhyme and would not have written it without reading your wonderful version first. Also Drew's opinion of robins :0) The original is so long, I kept having to look to see how many more verses to go!...

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Posted in cock robin

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Seems to me the sparrow in

Posted on Thu, 08 Apr 2021

Seems to me the sparrow in the original rhyme confessed a bit easily? Was he being leaned on or blackmailed do you think? eg "if you say you done it we'll spare your missus?" You convey the feeling of a rigged trial so your poem's ending comes as...

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Posted in Who killed Cock Robin?

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Rich with your way of seeing,

Posted on Fri, 09 Apr 2021

Rich with your way of seeing, how you conjure the majesty and marvel of life in so few lines. I am really glad you got out into the sunshine and the wild, Rhiannon. It is like seeing a butterfly open its wings reading this :0)

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Posted in Good Friday Stroll, 02/04

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I am so sorry for your loss.

Posted on Fri, 09 Apr 2021

I am so sorry for your loss. Your uncle will be at peace and full of light now?

I am grateful that you could write how you felt, as this poem is intense. No one describes abstract things the way you do! I love

"should time ahead...

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Posted in Moving Forward

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Maybe if the heart is like an

Posted on Wed, 07 Apr 2021

Maybe if the heart is like an egg, inside there is a creature which can fly, and needs the heart to break so it can be free?

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Posted in Humpty Dumpty

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