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Cherry

highland games 2018 (again)

sound wells up from the town molten silver bright unpools between old buildings, gold in afternoon sun, warm. Home. Thrill swells - All have come...
Gold cherry

W_W

Some times there is a flicker in the passing pages of years, a golden sparkle and bright colour reaches out from the black and white makes a reader...
Cherry

In your shoes

The bag's bright pink, prawn cocktail in clear script. We don't have prawns now the sea is plastic soup. You wear shoes so your feet don't touch the...
Cherry

renewable

Bluebell slopes shimmer bright green shade full of cool incense. Then across the field airy Rumplestiltskins white, slim as bird bones spin, slow...
Gold cherry

cotyledons

winter fingered earth safed. Now joined as prayer clasped hands they come up from darkness forgotten hopes open for the sun. Fragile, green growing...

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272 of my comments have received 277 Great Feedback votes

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The idea of being the moon's

Posted on Sun, 17 Nov 2019

The idea of being the moon's puppet is scary. But also the implication that when bleeding stops the strings are cut, leaving us adrift as if lost in a desert.

As always with your poems I feel enriched with gorgeous images. I love "frozen...

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Posted in Repression

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"knives of light"

Posted on Thu, 15 Nov 2018

"knives of light"

"Their torches cut through each other and bound intermittently, a single phosphorous beacon within the inky void"

"Time was a fallacy; he was stepping in and out of decades unhindered and in each one he was blind,...

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Posted in Aura (20)

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Well done capturing such a

Posted on Mon, 11 Nov 2019

Well done capturing such a tiny elusive creature :0) I liked your contrast of the carefree bird and all the effort and stress of taking its photo, but you did it! And now the reader gets a wonderful snapshot of photographer/poet and treecreeper :...

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Posted in An Obliging Treecreeper

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I like this very much, lots

Posted on Sat, 02 Nov 2019

I like this very much, lots of great descriptions like knot of lanes, but also the closed in feeling of being in a car in ther dark, trying to find your way back, but then breaking through into the present, like you have come out of a spell. It's...

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Posted in Communion

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this is lovely, I like the

Posted on Mon, 04 Nov 2019

this is lovely, I like the repeated sounds like the repeated pattern of the petals, seems so perfect and fresh

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Posted in November Bloom

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Great poem for All Souls

Posted on Sun, 03 Nov 2019

Great poem for All Souls

Particularly liked this :

"laughed out our aliveness in hungry gasps"

and

"We haunted their dusks in the hush 

behind its iron gates under the beeaches"

 

 

 

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Posted in Graveyards

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I love your walking poems,

Posted on Sat, 02 Nov 2019

I love your walking poems, like Insert feel the tourist board should take you on, you certainly make me long to go to the borders!

This poem made me think of the worry of flooding, the relief of seeing the extra water nearly away to sea. I...

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Posted in Travelling down the Wye Valley 28/10/19

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so many beautiful lines about

Posted on Fri, 01 Nov 2019

so many beautiful lines about strength of spirit, you are brilliant at making words ten times more powerful by being together

"liquid past"

"pierce of clarity"

"craved truths,"

 

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Posted in Ecstasy

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Luigi, I am very glad I read

Posted on Thu, 31 Oct 2019

Luigi, I am very glad I read your poem! I particularly like the sense of enjoyment you share, as in your first 3 lines. The exuberant exclamation mark :0) And I loved these lines too

"winged nomads,
unrestrained free spirits
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Posted in Geese

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I love these lines - I am

Posted on Mon, 28 Oct 2019

I love these lines - I am always thinking about what trees  mean to me but you describe briiliantly and in two lines how other creatures depend on them for life

"its empty frame exposed, that all this life had clung to."

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Posted in Tree from a window

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