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Gold cherry

not ready to fly yet

cat on the bed looks up as I go in he lies on the floor curled as if fallen like a leaf still in school uniform the chrysalis of his face asleep next...
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Gold cherry

clues

Pheonix feathers ruffle beneath the cherry trees on pavement by the letterbox and shed gold of a giant lion molten on the road's curve near the park'...
Cherry

mushroom movement

green grown gown gauzy grass grace solid soil lid down wonder on grains gain rain sense tense dense silent silt still eel slick icky cling linger...
Cherry

blackberries

prussian purple sprays, each sweet-swollen round of rounds bursts with crimson juice, stalk-thrust out as if reaching to fill Autumn's hungry gaze or...
Cherry

storm cooking

unseen fingers flex kneading clouds of soughing dough as gulls white flakes, salt flavour here and now with calls of far dangers journeyed on sea's...

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212 of my comments have received 215 Great Feedback votes

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brilliant! Particularly with

Posted on Mon, 29 Jul 2019

brilliant! Particularly with relation to countries and old conflicts, like an arm breaking free of the ties, flailing around. It makes me think of the world now, the hurts of the past reinforcing present troubles, history growing restless, like...

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Posted in It should be easy to forget

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Oh Jane WOW

Posted on Wed, 03 Jul 2019

Oh Jane WOW

I just read this, can't convey how brilliant sufficiently as don't have time, but WOW

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Posted in A Man Riding the Tube Train

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waters flooding everywhere

Posted on Fri, 21 Jun 2019

waters flooding everywhere but none that's fit to drink

agree about paraphrases however the water water line is something everyone knows like a nursery rhyme, it's gone beyond being a poem, it's part of the bones of our language now. So...

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Posted in The Plastic Mariner

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wow, that really conveys a

Posted on Wed, 12 Jun 2019

wow, that really conveys a fierce sea! "Feral roaring" is fantastic

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Posted in The Ocean

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"I love it"

Posted on Fri, 07 Jun 2019

"I love it"

your poem holds this as its essence, it's so pared down like your feeling was transported out of you without any interference, there's a pure joy in here. Like Jenny, I've known this too, where you feel a huge strength and...

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Posted in Plaza

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 it made me hurt in sympathy,

Posted on Mon, 03 Jun 2019

 it made me hurt in sympathy, reading. The st of stabbing and stitching, the idea of someone writing their name inside you. "Every door slammed quietly/inside" how you shut yourself in so deep trying to escape feeling

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Posted in Dark Rooms

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to start with I thought wow

Posted on Wed, 29 May 2019

to start with I thought wow what gorgeous photos, how could you make a poem to match, but you HAVE, as the photos are still but the poem is full of movement, just as we look around, you show the cow parsley, the buttercups. Then the movement of...

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Posted in Scenic Variations of the Wye

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I love this! You are

Posted on Thu, 23 May 2019

I love this! You are brilliant.

The ogg sounds are like water filled footprints, sucking at the rhythm

Then "idle" mixed with the "S" of secluded makes me think of intruders sliding off, like in fairy tales, the place magically...

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Posted in Bog Brilliance

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wow, that's st francis of

Posted on Tue, 21 May 2019

wow, that's st francis of assissi level!!!

do you find hover flies love your lilles? I had some oriental (I think the beast from the east ate them as gone without trace now) and one had 12 hoverflies either on it or very near? Don't know...

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Posted in I Didn't Kill the Scarlet Beetles

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Enjoyed this so much! I had a

Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019

Enjoyed this so much! I had a bond like that with my dog. the sense that your world is alright because your dog is alright, whatever happens outside you can take it. And the stealthy rhymes, never forced.

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Posted in Anthony and Cleopatra

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