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Gold cherry
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wings, late summer

Blue mussel shell halves sea and sky, within shining nacre clouds water colours burst bloom, rainbows prism- prison free. Eight swifts rejoicing in...
Cherry

wall

We're the biggest stone in the wall but we don't sit straight, almost fall each time we ask why are we here? This is our free will, to feel fear yet...
Cherry

airmail from the amazon (august 2018)

surrounded by green everywhere I walk through Life, breathe leaf breath only the wind comes guiltless messenger of our destruction
Gold cherry
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grass/july

Afternoon sun slants ghosts of gold bars through long shadow fingers. Green lush labyrinth layer on layer reaches, welcomes light. Stream's dark...
Cherry
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18th June Woods and back

When sun rules the year and all frost's armies turned to mist long burned up like cold caution warm calm, balmy days come seeming ceaseless. Wearing...

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344 of my comments have received 348 Great Feedback votes

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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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a feeling of glory, golden,

Posted on Mon, 04 May 2020

a feeling of glory, golden, then gone. Splendour is the word

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Posted in Canal Walk in Summer

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"shoal-less silvered fish"

Posted on Sat, 02 May 2020

"shoal-less silvered fish" that's so scary/lonely, reminded me of in films when the tether breaks on a spacewalk. "silvered" makes it magic, and sad. And I love the alliteration! This line will be my mind-worm for today I think!

I...

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Posted in A Universe

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I find this too! People are

Posted on Fri, 01 May 2020

I find this too! People are more likely to smile and say something even than before, to make up for going round, or saying thankyou if I go round. And people talk in the queue outside shops, where before they would just go in. Maybe to make up...

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Posted in Friendly Separation

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This is how I imagine being

Posted on Fri, 01 May 2020

This is how I imagine being in a bobsleigh, exhilarating and liberating, with the potential for terrible injury if the person it is about finds you out. Particularly liked

"she’ll squeeze your life

Til the dreams fall out"

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Posted in Penelope is not your Friend

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wow! what GORGEOUS 

Posted on Wed, 29 Apr 2020

wow! what GORGEOUS  alliteration!!!

I started copying and pasting bits, but it was basically the whole poem

love this

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Posted in Signs of Spring 11)

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this is great, the insight,

Posted on Wed, 29 Apr 2020

this is great, the insight, the rhythm :

"When anger and resentment form the core, everything on top is window-dressing: the character is not believable, the traits of affection, generosity are badly carried off.  I see this daily.

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Posted in Heaven-sent

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That is intense observation.

Posted on Mon, 27 Apr 2020

That is intense observation.

The poem gave me the impression of the writer stuck at the bottom of a pond with something that has been there a long time and is sinking. The writer is stuck as if snagged on a piece of rusty metal, but he is...

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Posted in La belleza

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