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finding peace

As I fish fur from my coffee mug the rhythm of your purr's like the chug of the ferry bringing people home or strangers, who from far places come...
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left over

these are the left over years life reduced, the womb dry. If I were a vegetable I would be limp but I am stiffening, from the fingers in and my...
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Sum of the storm

wind worm winds through rough woos trees, shatters these breathing roofs; leaves scatter. In the aftermath trunks, reaching equal signs cross blank...
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time travelling

at woods' edge shadow-silt nestles lumps of amber air floating ballrooms where midges dance brief lives away since before words on one side sun warm...
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first day in senior school

Rain heavy air, clear, fresh colours drenched. I walk through clinging grasses like hands welcoming. Summer condensing on twig ends in rowan berries...

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272 of my comments have received 277 Great Feedback votes

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This reminds me of school so

Posted on Tue, 10 Sep 2019

This reminds me of school so badly. You evoke the feeling of a mind made raw.

How is your one who was disappointed by their exam results?

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Posted in September Chills

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"brought these walls and

Posted on Wed, 11 Sep 2019

"brought these walls and lawns within reach"

"The front gardens are overgrown or shingled now"

 do you remember when front gardens were rich with flowers,full of the gardener's heart and soul? Now people concrete or some other hard...

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Posted in What happened?

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Loved this :0) The bits about

Posted on Mon, 09 Sep 2019

Loved this :0) The bits about gender stereotyping running through were my favourite, but all of it I was smiling. It is a relief your Mum thought Ken Clarke OK. It always bothers  me a bit that I understand his point of view even if not agreeing...

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Posted in Pad Life: The Elephant In The Room

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Like Jenny and Rhiannon, I

Posted on Sat, 07 Sep 2019

Like Jenny and Rhiannon, I love the rhythm you have here, much too fast for the breath of walking, wheels spinning, gliding through all your encounters and thoughts. It is the movement that has brought the change, of friendly human contact on...

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Posted in Riverine reflection

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Enjoyed this very much. I

Posted on Tue, 03 Sep 2019

Enjoyed this very much. I think pigeons mate for life. Hopefully Raymond would find happiness as a pigeon? Or do transitioners stay human sized? Would there have to be dating apps for the new birds? I really liked the way you made the narrator be...

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Posted in The Pigeon Variant

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So glad you are writing again

Posted on Sun, 01 Sep 2019

So glad you are writing again! I have missed your rich thoughts that I have to read ten or more times and still feel there is more.

The gulping sea eternal, my cradle

We watched you ride her curling lips

 

The light...

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Posted in Echoes of a Dead Whale

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Well put Luigi! It is so

Posted on Sun, 01 Sep 2019

Well put Luigi! It is so frustrating listening to the news, and so many important world leaders refusing to do anything to slow climate change, infact wanting to dig in their heals like stroppy children and do the opposite, even though their own...

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Posted in The Time Capsule

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yes! though yesterday, on the

Posted on Thu, 29 Aug 2019

yes! though yesterday, on the kitchen windowsill, my son noticed a VERY  round baby sparrow, just standing there. As we watched , it closed its eyes and started swaying, and I was so worried it was ill! Then suddenly it hiccupped, and out popped...

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Posted in With Obsidian Eyes

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wow this is so sensuous! It

Posted on Sat, 24 Aug 2019

wow this is so sensuous! It is like a painting, I could almost feel the words sliding like a paintbrush, all the purple and olive and indigo and gold

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Posted in Fig

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Glad Sid got to shine, a

Posted on Thu, 22 Aug 2019

Glad Sid got to shine, a happy, gentle  version of a disaster movie!

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