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Gold cherry

layers

Day's doorway closes, people rush along pavements, time cut short as thoughts before sleep ; a car slams shut, cocoons a growing warmth whose wings...
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Gold cherry
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starlings

a dashing sky scatter of black stars swirl, mass spread, film fine specks lead, loop, pass swoop round; rain-sound wings mimic the world's mind (...
Gold cherry

appeal

on amber sheen of polished wood apricots spill, cheek soft and sweet and from a terracotta pot geranium flowers lift hearts when days sink down in...
Gold cherry

recipe

Small birds flicker thick, make bushes quiver shimmering silence with bright chirruping. Blackberries, swollen seconds full of sun. (Try one, to...
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brambles

blackberries, swollen seconds full of sun I pick, to burst sweet on my tongue, now and now. In overgrown long disused school ground brambles slow arc...

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444 of my comments have received 451 Great Feedback votes

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Agree with Airy about the

Posted on Sun, 25 Oct 2020

Agree with Airy about the language, it is wonderful eg "fragile display of gliding, twisting and diving"

and with Hilary about the names, Bleel particularly

I wish I had fairy help with the housework :0)

you have "rouge"...

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Posted in Behold The Faerie Realm Part Two

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Arg! Dreamies!  Tina stopped

Posted on Mon, 26 Oct 2020

Arg! Dreamies!  Tina stopped eating Whiskas and I was panicking thinking she was ill - had not realised my partner had become an alternative Dreamies supplier and she was on the way to a Dreamies Diet plan...

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Posted in Clara

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So many billions of ties of

Posted on Mon, 26 Oct 2020

So many billions of ties of love we have broken without thought. The distress, confusion, despair.

I think I remember a David Attenborough program about Clara. She did survive about half the lifetime she should have had, didn't she? The...

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Posted in Clara

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Oh! This is a treat!So GOOD 

Posted on Sat, 24 Oct 2020

Oh! This is a treat!So GOOD  to have a magic story from you. Really looking forward to the next part

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Posted in Behold The Faerie Realm

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"a careful weave of courage"

Posted on Thu, 22 Oct 2020

"a careful weave of courage" is wonderful! Thankyou for putting a link to the photo, too, neater sewing than mine and am not even using grass. Is good to read a hopeful poem from you, hope things better today

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Posted in A Tailor Bird’s Song To A Spider

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beautiful

Posted on Wed, 21 Oct 2020

beautiful

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Posted in The Red

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what an image, lashing rain

Posted on Tue, 20 Oct 2020

what an image, lashing rain and sweep of a samurai sword! You evoke the storm brilliantly, from the first 3 fierce lines to the colours and slowing at the end making me think of the stillness after

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Posted in Samurai

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 yur 4333;'/?????????????$

Posted on Mon, 19 Oct 2020

 yur 4333;'/?????????????$%Rrrrrrr (message from Tina, I hope you undrrstand it, is probably saying mine is rude so don't read it. I apologise very much if it is?)

this makes me think the past is hard and dark like the moon, and your...

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Posted in The Walrus and the Pearl

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Hope your medicine helps?

Posted on Sat, 17 Oct 2020

Hope your medicine helps? This is a dark poem for the dark time of year. The differences between passing  leaves and lasting stone. The last two lines are so good. You seem as sad as when you started posting on here, lots of good wishes going...

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Posted in November

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Even as we put on masks to

Posted on Sat, 17 Oct 2020

Even as we put on masks to save ourselves, becoming aware of transience of posessions. Also as we distance from the living, thoughts of death are always close. Very good points, really well put! And a positive ending :0)

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Posted in A Changed World

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