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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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514 of my comments have received 524 Great Feedback votes

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I read this right after

Posted on Wed, 03 Mar 2021

I read this right after Onemorething's Wren, what a contrast! You took me straight to a station like a teleport machine, and your poem is so vivid it feels like my own memory now. I liked "shoals or iron" very much, also "thronging multitudes of...

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"This is wonderful! I loved

Posted on Wed, 03 Mar 2021

"This is wonderful! I loved

"a fleeting moment of unity

between the wren, the tree and me,

all alive beneath dawn's strangeness:"

you are brilliant about weaving the mystery and magic of life through your poems! An...

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Another book?!?!

Posted on Wed, 24 Feb 2021

Another book?!?!

I was into the fifties when read Soldier's Son. Am not at all sure could have stuck with the bleak side of it, nor been as uplifted by the philosophical (?) side of it before then?

I am sorry Onemorething to hijack...

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Does it? Though won't help

Posted on Wed, 24 Feb 2021

Does it? Though won't help you sleep at all, I kept finding it was getting light and the birds were singing :0) I wonder if it will change your poems? The editing is TERRIBLE, but it doesn't matter.

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I am longing to talk to

Posted on Wed, 24 Feb 2021

I am longing to talk to someone about Soldier's Son :0) Be warned though, the Fitz books are impossible to put down, only start if you have a holiday. The trouble is after reading her books it is hard to stick to any others? Feel like a drug...

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Thank you for explaining

Posted on Sun, 28 Feb 2021

Thank you for explaining

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yes, I believe this, too.

Posted on Sun, 28 Feb 2021

yes, I believe this, too. Belief in the rightness of nature makes all things cling to life, that whatever we suffer now will pass, just as winter does, or rain breaks the chains of drought.

I had to look up oscine :0)

Couldn't find...

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Posted in The Ascent of a Dog Rose

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So glad you are OK :0) Bits

Posted on Wed, 24 Feb 2021

So glad you are OK :0) Bits of my garden even moss and ferns say it's too dark, am contemplating trying a mushroom farm

Ross is right, if you've not read any Robin Hobb yet, the Fitz ones should come first. I was so happy to find my sister...

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Posted in The Hive

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That's an interesting thought

Posted on Wed, 24 Feb 2021

That's an interesting thought! Maybe it is the difference between human hermits and socialites? I wonder if soliary bees are mentally different from drones etc? Very different only to be responisible for yourself. Before the pandemic kept hearing...

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What a beautiful memory!

Posted on Thu, 25 Feb 2021

What a beautiful memory!

I am so sorry if you are feeling small today. Your ability to express your thoughts is as great as ever, as is the wisdom learned from your experiences  "we are all like ants going about our business, with our own...

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