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change of address

houses are envelopes posted through time recipients changing letters put in, taken out. From the War son, brother, father, lost mother upstairs, her...
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pondering

jelly ellipsis or small eyeballs with tiny pupils, or thought bubbles, each containing a full stop No! A full beginning a drip of ink After some...
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First Walk Of April

Step on a moon stone to cross the stream - Van Gogh’s Starry Night - willow flowers pollen halo’d in swirling water.dark. Sun-coin's cloud-pursed. In...
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herring gull gallantry

If you wait till half past six there's cheap bread at the Co op or donuts for 16p. So now, after chores are done I put on my coat (it's still cold...

not just a citrus

Sunny smelling mangoes and carrots for a snowman's nose rough and griity builders' sand or some ducks from knees to toes. Pumpkins carved on...
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360 of my comments have received 364 Great Feedback votes

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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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They ARE  greyhound trees!

Posted on Wed, 22 Apr 2020

They ARE  greyhound trees! How brilliant of you to think of this!  Graceful, light and whippy.  My favourite tree :0) Have you heard the rhyme

if the oak is out before the ash, we are in for a splash

but if the ash is out before the...

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Posted in Signs of Spring 9)

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Sorry to be so repetetive,

Posted on Wed, 22 Apr 2020

Sorry to be so repetetive, but I loved the serene swan doctor too, ministering the bank with her beak :0) I had not heard the word virions before either. It has a liquidy sound from all the vowels. The borrowed saints made me think of people in...

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Posted in I Want To Tell You Things

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I enjoyed this! Particularly

Posted on Wed, 15 Apr 2020

I enjoyed this! Particularly as it is just the sort of thing I would have done with my dog. And then worried about him on the broken glass etc. A great way to go to another world.

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Posted in Crab Customs

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I like "have basked in the

Posted on Mon, 13 Apr 2020

I like "have basked in the radiance of ignorance" (having come in from sitting in the sunshine, too bright on my book to read. Just sit there and, well, BASK)

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Posted in And Yet It Moves

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