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Gold cherry

layers

Day's doorway closes, people rush along pavements, time cut short as thoughts before sleep ; a car slams shut, cocoons a growing warmth whose wings...
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Gold cherry
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starlings

a dashing sky scatter of black stars swirl, mass spread, film fine specks lead, loop, pass swoop round; rain-sound wings mimic the world's mind (...
Gold cherry

appeal

on amber sheen of polished wood apricots spill, cheek soft and sweet and from a terracotta pot geranium flowers lift hearts when days sink down in...
Gold cherry

recipe

Small birds flicker thick, make bushes quiver shimmering silence with bright chirruping. Blackberries, swollen seconds full of sun. (Try one, to...
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brambles

blackberries, swollen seconds full of sun I pick, to burst sweet on my tongue, now and now. In overgrown long disused school ground brambles slow arc...

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344 of my comments have received 348 Great Feedback votes

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reminded me of being jealous

Posted on Sat, 30 May 2020

reminded me of being jealous of someone when i first started school and the teacher said she was away with the fairies. i was always checking to see if she sparkled, but she was always sad. it is a good way of finding people like me, if they are...

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Posted in Away with the Fairies

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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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