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On trees, sky high blossom's pure, untouchable pink. Fallen, fresh soft coolness mixes with dust and thorns.
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Cherry

wind

Come home from far across the sea no soft shawled shoulders welcome the wanderer - nor familiar comforting arms catch me from the race, save me from...
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hearth song

This is not a flame quivering in every misunderstanding or longing that flares in the pull of absence nor forest fire, consuming all needs, breath...
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predator (just re uploaded)

snow lies outside waiting like a cat thick fluffy fur white gleaming flat bumper deep cars lurk stuck fast as burrs in streets shaken by sky ripping...
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Lethe

Forgetting things is so scary like standing on a bank a river is eating away at. My Dad died of dementia unable to talk. My son hates that I want to...

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272 of my comments have received 277 Great Feedback votes

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I've never seen so many

Posted on Fri, 25 Oct 2019

I've never seen so many apples at once! How lovely it must be where you live, full of orchards! You must be able to smell Autumn? Do you get to drink the fresh juice? My Dad used to put our windfalls in a plastic dustbin (specially bought!) and...

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Posted in Harvest!

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I like the contrast between

Posted on Sat, 26 Oct 2019

I like the contrast between the heavy solidity of a necklace/collar, and the fragility of  wildflowers, which never the less can grow and increase, whereas a metal necklace can at best only stay the same. I love the line "spread of promises"! And...

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Posted in Wood Anemones

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I had not heard of black

Posted on Fri, 25 Oct 2019

I had not heard of black herons, but your wonderful poem makes me want to know all about them! So many lines stand out

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Posted in Black Herons

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"the tall decay of sunflowers

Posted on Sat, 19 Oct 2019

"the tall decay of sunflowers
- Whose?"

I like this, allotments have so much of a person's life poured in, the dead stalks are like gravestones for the time in summer past

"swirl and deadly swell" brilliant alliteration...

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Posted in Prevarication Saturday

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bleak and strong. I like how

Posted on Wed, 16 Oct 2019

bleak and strong. I like how there is no blame, what has happened is compared to weather, it just happens. And I like that the last word is "thaw"

Interred flames of spent desires

Nothing can live here now

although the poem...

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Posted in It feels like winter here

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I love the slow majestic

Posted on Mon, 14 Oct 2019

I love the slow majestic sweep of these lines :

the deep blue cruise

of an underwater colossus.

 

and these, you have expressed how I felt as a child seeing the one at the Natural History Museum. This is brilliant,...

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Posted in Whale bones

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Oh I love this story :0)

Posted on Sun, 13 Oct 2019

Oh I love this story :0)

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Posted in "The Trouble with Magical Beings" Chapter 9 (A Fantasy)

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I love these rhymes! It flows

Posted on Wed, 09 Oct 2019

I love these rhymes! It flows so well,  the line endings are so smooth? It's what I am always aiming for when attempting to do rhyming and don't achieve :0)

Do you always remember the seed of writing, when you read it years later? It seems...

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Posted in That’s where I was when I wrote it down …!

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Witloof! My Dad used to grow

Posted on Tue, 08 Oct 2019

Witloof! My Dad used to grow that in a cupboard. It would be all pale, like something Gollum might eat if he went veggie. I hope you are bringing the chestnuts home? Or is it too prickly for your dog? Mine used to get sore paws trying to see what...

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Posted in This October Brings Endings

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Posted on Sat, 05 Oct 2019

 

Jaunty rhythm and custard coming at the end as if plonked on the table infront of an eager child, spoon at the ready

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Posted in Colours for Kids 11)

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