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driverless

the more people run away the less there is to escape to the more beauty we buy the less room we have for truth we fuel our vehicles with tomorrows...
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RV

While flowers and fruit and leaves fall, birds rise calling dawn from horizon's broken shell; song from bare branches brightens silent cold; and soon...
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hard and fast and shiny

we make our faces look plastic like dolls we had as children, un aging if we can afford to pay in plastic. Package fruit so it won't go black as air...

lost in space

in a bowl of hills beside the sea air is ice cream red orange green lights tutti frutti the ferry's fog horn a spoon full of stillness
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Spring a Butterfly

Dusty cocoon of box tight packed through warmer days deep green wire limbed larvi unbends into branches of frizzy plastic tree tall, when you both...

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212 of my comments have received 215 Great Feedback votes

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I love the description

Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019

I love the description "withers and fills" . Scrolling back up top to the top of the poem, was surprised how short it is as it is so full of images

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"soul sweeping"

Posted on Thu, 15 Aug 2019

"soul sweeping"

"darkness risen as smoke"

"gripped and twined and kept by roots"

"leaching your black industry/into channels of sand and clay"

so many brilliant lines! Please put this on soundcloud!

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Posted in Crematorium

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wow! what a brilliant

Posted on Wed, 14 Aug 2019

wow! what a brilliant wonderful amazing reader you are! I could listen to you reading all day :0) I'm really glad you posted this one! Please do a Craven Danger one with lots of dialogue?

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The weight on your shoulder,

Posted on Mon, 12 Aug 2019

The weight on your shoulder, that is the most precious feeling, isnt it? I didn't feel I was a mother till I felt that, like somehow I was balanced. And the sense of unbalance you brought to the story was so strong, like the narrator couldn't be...

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Posted in Katy, A Ghost Story (IP)

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this is one of your intense

Posted on Sat, 10 Aug 2019

this is one of your intense mood creations, the stillness (I hope not loneliness) in this place, and the weather/life disturbing outside. And the wondering what conversation caused the ringing in your ears. Covers the same weather as Jenny's...

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Posted in In perpetuity

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Brilliant description of

Posted on Wed, 07 Aug 2019

Brilliant description of incoming tide being "the long push"

"pincered beasts and tube-dwelling tentacled lagoon worms" makes them sound like fantasy monsters :0) I like your contrast of the diferent uses of shells, too. So many details....

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Posted in Tentacled Lagoon Worm

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or maybe you outgrew it. Or

Posted on Wed, 31 Jul 2019

or maybe you outgrew it. Or life's lexicon discovered you had been mislabelled all the time

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Posted in Nameless

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"cardinal red

Posted on Thu, 01 Aug 2019

"cardinal red

laced and wired with veins and arteries,

a muscular bomb" this is so vivid!

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Posted in Rubatosis

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I like this more and more

Posted on Wed, 31 Jul 2019

I like this more and more each time I read it. I feel like I am stalking your ideas, though, as there was a flock on the buddleia outside. I don't remember seeing so many before. You convey the feeling of their indomitability/fragility really...

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Posted in Painted Ladies

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You listen to World Service

Posted on Tue, 30 Jul 2019

You listen to World Service too! Sometimes cannot sleep al night and it is comforting listening to them talking, knowing they are al awake too. You have conjured the teetering fragile feeling of being very tired and unable to sleep, like an...

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