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part 8

M ary looked at one shoe. At first, she tried pulling the strap from the middle, like a handle, but it only made it go thin and hurt her fingers...
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just deserts

I wander beside the desert unfurling like a sea of chrysanthemum petals wondering, Do fish swim under those diminishing curves? For sure, there are...
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cock robin

Who killed Cock Robin? We, said the workmen, with chainsaws from our van, we killed Cock Robin. Who saw him die? No one - he could still fly, find...
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to pick up time

never done, the sea is a bed remaking itself over and over, so light never sleeps on the salt shot silk of its sheet and thoughts are beached shells...
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Hand Washing, Glasgow Central

Unfortunately, our ferry got in late because of the wind, so we missed the train we needed, to get to his appointment, but fortunately I had...

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640 of my comments have received 652 Great Feedback votes

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Oh Jenny, this is so

Posted on Sun, 26 Sep 2021

Oh Jenny, this is so beautiful! Reading this is like opening a box of new crayons, everything so clearly defined, and pefect

"richness gathered, like soothing reveals / golden sunset devouring view,"

"waterways of fusion trace...

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Posted in River Of Awareness

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This is incredibly moving. I

Posted on Fri, 24 Sep 2021

This is incredibly moving. I am so sorry. I wish I had some comfort for what you are suffering. I hope writing this helped and that you are able to have times of respite

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Posted in “there is a there…..still there”

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You have caught the

Posted on Thu, 23 Sep 2021

You have caught the stateliness I imagine they must have, almost as if they are outside the every day problems of life, being so old, yet they are so close to suffering the fate of so many other trees. "silent observers" "no judgement passed" "...

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Posted in Giant Redwoods

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Like Insert, I feel this

Posted on Thu, 23 Sep 2021

Like Insert, I feel this needs lots of thinking about.

At the moment, it makes me think that a mother's words (or maybe, reading again, anyone in authority's words) can be a fence that at first we are happy for as it gives the huge world...

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Posted in To Begin at the Beginning

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Gosh Luigi, you have conjured

Posted on Thu, 23 Sep 2021

Gosh Luigi, you have conjured up a feeling of passion with these short lines! Although have often heard of leaves dancing, this is brilliant, different, you have given Autumn a new dimension for me, thankyou!

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Posted in Autumn Leaves

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I'm so sorry! Did not mean my

Posted on Wed, 22 Sep 2021

I'm so sorry! Did not mean my comment to sound like criticism! Please don't change it

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Posted in Musings At A Lakeside Idyll

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I liked this so much! Finding

Posted on Wed, 22 Sep 2021

I liked this so much! Finding empty shelves in the supermarket each day is only a tiny bit how it must be for creatures in the wild as the food web disintigrates under the weight of our stupidity and selfishness. I tend to rant, but you have...

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Posted in Out in the Fields

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I like your first part

Posted on Wed, 22 Sep 2021

I like your first part particularly. Rowan berries are heavy here too, bowing the branches down. But I love how you describe the falling leaves

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Posted in Musings At A Lakeside Idyll

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That's special Rhiannon,

Posted on Wed, 22 Sep 2021

That's special Rhiannon, thankyou for being so wonderful :0) The rhythm is perfect, quick as the flickering light and the whole brings such a feeling of everything being right in the world. Brilliant. Can only echo what Luigi says!

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Posted in The Wind in the Willows

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Your Cicely must have had a

Posted on Tue, 21 Sep 2021

Your Cicely must have had a very strong spirit to keep going when her parents passed, though I wonder, if grief is like a tide that's high when you first lose someone, then ebbs as you come to terms with it in order to keep going, then as you...

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Posted in Beneath An Autumn Moon The Poem

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