128 of my comments have received 129 Great Feedback votes
This is going to be a
Posted on Sun, 15 Jul 2018
"The one thing I’ve learned ... is the consequences of things. Equal and opposite and all that. .... Everything and nothing matters all at the same time. "
This is going to be a brilliant read! I envy your pupils.
A teacher can save...Read full comment
Brilliant choice. I like the
Posted on Wed, 13 Jun 2018
Brilliant choice. I like the rhymes, how they're not obvious, they sort of pull at you like light on moving water. As the poem is moving. To start with all I noticed was how beautiful the sound is. But the meaning is beautiful too when I read it...Read full comment
Posted in Mirror World
The most helpful advice I got
Posted on Wed, 20 Jun 2018
The most helpful advice I got, though I couldn't understand it at the time, is to realise you have choices. It's only so bad if you feel trapped.
The sleep thing is interesting to me. It seems accepted that insomnia is a result of...Read full comment
Posted in The Iceberg
It seemed somehow menacing
Posted on Thu, 28 Jun 2018
It seemed somehow menacing from the first sentence. I like the wonderful sound details of the familiar, "dragged it gently along the terrace" "cool little bubbles popping" "the bottle making a small guzzling sound" "wings beating out a faint...Read full comment
Posted in The End of the Evening
I like the idea of a better
Posted on Fri, 29 Jun 2018
I like the idea of a better self being like a lost toy.
I don't know if you meant it to, but I find this a hopeful poem, reminds me of cutting off the mouldy bits of plants and suddenly they look so much better and you notice there were...Read full comment
Posted in No Better Past (IP)
this is beautiful! All the sh
Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018
this is beautiful! All the sh and th and oo sounds, made me think of softness but then the sh sound becomes the noise of a weapon "shaft’s full shining power" and it ends not soft at all with "bombarding light"
And it was so satisfying to...Read full comment
Posted in Brightness without burning
Thankyou so much Insert. I
Posted on Sat, 23 Jun 2018
Thankyou so much Insert. I wasn't sure. Thankyou for the cherries, too
Have been thinking about crisps for ages since hearing the packets will be here in 1000 years but couldn't think how to do it till read the poetry monthly idea. It is...Read full comment
Posted in In your shoes