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bluebells

Lush warm blue. Radiant. Rain cool bells, fresh celestial pigment, space untempered slipped, low, through trees - solemn grey, hushed, host this deep...
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rock

I remember the barnacles that scratched when I clung to your steep side as waves crashed; they found you first on your journey through life -...
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change of address

houses are envelopes posted through time recipients changing letters put in, taken out. From the War son, brother, father, lost mother upstairs, her...
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pondering

jelly ellipsis or small eyeballs with tiny pupils, or thought bubbles, each containing a full stop No! A full beginning a drip of ink After some...
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First Walk Of April

Step on a moon stone to cross the stream - Van Gogh’s Starry Night - willow flowers pollen halo’d in swirling water.dark. Sun-coin's cloud-pursed. In...

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448 of my comments have received 455 Great Feedback votes

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this is so sad!

Posted on Wed, 30 Sep 2020

this is so sad!

"I am a robin tricked

to sing at night by false light"

 

I wish I spoke with the rarity of frankinsence :0) I love that idea. Unlike you, though,  far from being an essential, the oil of my words is...

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Posted in Deus Ex Machina

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such a warm poem, made me

Posted on Thu, 01 Oct 2020

such a warm poem, made me feel so happy for you :0) I enjoyed this bit particularly

warbling on

for hours and hours

like chiff chaffs

in perfect togetherness

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Posted in After Dark

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I like this line very much :

Posted on Thu, 01 Oct 2020

I like this line very much : " I have never been myself"

also how you describe the nest, which made me think it is made of sparks, and what a let down life must be after that as your first memory

the bird in your photo looks like it...

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Posted in Hamerkop

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beautiful image, you took me

Posted on Sun, 27 Sep 2020

beautiful image, you took me instantly from my computer

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Posted in Little Dyke Lake - Nova Scotia

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this makes me think you are

Posted on Mon, 28 Sep 2020

this makes me think you are down by the sea, painting a coming storm? Reminded me of being an art student having to cope with paper blowing away and going soggy if it rained :0) I guess that would be a good thing for Van Gogh, painting outdoors...

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Posted in Escape Into Art

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I really like how you

Posted on Thu, 24 Sep 2020

I really like how you describe afternoons as "the soft length of falling radiance" almost like a shroud wrapping the possibilities of the day, as they pass

It must be so hard for you both, not being with the person you love most

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Posted in Afterglow

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This is so full of life! I

Posted on Wed, 23 Sep 2020

This is so full of life! I love how you concentrate on the children, treasure of India's future, rather than the (very beautiful) building from the past

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Posted in Agra in Northern India 2

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so sorry to hear you have not

Posted on Sun, 20 Sep 2020

so sorry to hear you have not been well! Your poems are as wonderful as ever. Hope you are out and about again soon

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Posted in Summer Comes

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"rooted freedom" what a

Posted on Sun, 20 Sep 2020

"rooted freedom" what a brilliant phrase, so much in 2 words! As always your unique way of looking at things brings a new understanding

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Posted in Worlds Apart

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Thankyou Richard, it is

Posted on Sun, 13 Sep 2020

Thankyou Richard, it is lovely to hear from you as I like your poems about your very different  landscape and wildlife very much

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Posted in gather

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