102 of my comments have received 101 Great Feedback votes
yes, I liked that the cows
Posted on Wed, 23 May 2018
yes, I liked that the cows and children died had significance for different reasons, so much heartache put so simply
and that "Winters smelled of kerosene". I remember there were lots of powercuts growing up, so paraffin reminds me of cold...Read full comment
Posted in Histories of a small town in Ontario
NEVER feel guilty! If I
Posted on Fri, 04 May 2018
NEVER feel guilty! If I could only write like this I would, every day. No other issue is as important, for if we destroy the Earth there will be nothing anyway.
Lions, giaffes, elephants. These are all at serious risk. No cgi is ever...Read full comment
Posted in Palm oil or Orangutans?
I love this.
Posted on Fri, 27 Apr 2018
I love this.
Going at different speeds but arriving together
A dead end coming to life - brilliant!
"look back at the increasingly staggering view". Gives a strong image of space/time so easily.
"Convenient" table...Read full comment
Posted in Effort & View
Beautiful poem, you express
Posted on Sat, 21 Apr 2018
Beautiful poem, you express so well the seeming fragility of Spring but also how it's actually very strong, as it has overcome the darkness of Winter, just as the flames of your dreams overcome dark times. It makes me think of those ink paintings...Read full comment
Posted in My Dreams are Safe (IP)
They ARE like table cloths,
Posted on Thu, 19 Apr 2018
They ARE like table cloths, and the way they ripple is like slow motion flapping a table cloth to open it out before putting it on the table. I'd never have thought of that. I like the slow graceful way of this poem, tooRead full comment
Posted in Far away, the Manta Ray
I do wish I had been able to
Posted on Tue, 17 Apr 2018
I do wish I had been able to read this as a child, it would have helped knowing there were other people:
"The hall became filled with the echo of young human souls in a state of flux. It made Jack’s ears feel full as if his eardrums could...Read full comment
Writing the way you do
Posted on Fri, 13 Apr 2018
Writing the way you do qualifies you as a rare kind of human. I've not read anything like your posts
I hope you get to work somewhere you can use these skills you have to help the natural world
The Pentagon/Civilian is horrible/...Read full comment
Posted in 0147 H -2 (2031 H)
hm, not if you can't see the
Posted on Sat, 07 Apr 2018
hm, not if you're short sighted like me :0) It's like a miniature metaphor for the miracle of life, the twentieth attempt the thread goes through and you're off. Before that it gets fuzzier and cut off and bent and huffed and puffed at and...Read full comment
Posted in On sewing buttons