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the train leaving now

In my rush to get to the right platform looking for signs to where I want to go it's easy to miss changing announcements so when a train pulls in,...
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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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518 of my comments have received 528 Great Feedback votes

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this is so exciting! I loved

Posted on Fri, 12 Feb 2021

this is so exciting! I loved it - would never have thought of shoving, but it's perfect, giving the idea of eagerness. And I love the peace of the 2 wide, flat A sounds at the end - vast made me think of the sky and last the sea wrapping round...

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Posted in River in Spate

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pps I had got almost half way

Posted on Wed, 10 Feb 2021

pps I had got almost half way round the woods before realising what your last line meant!

Perfect!

Is strange re your comment to Jenny - I don't like those paintings at all, they always seem to me to objectify women, yet your poems...

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Posted in Heart of Snow

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I liked this very much. I

Posted on Wed, 10 Feb 2021

I liked this very much. I read it while trying to get up courage to go for a walk :0) I will look at the snowflakes differently, if I do! These days snowflake has just a feeble meaning, but here you give them a huge existence, they become like...

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Posted in Heart of Snow

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Agree with Airy. Coming away

Posted on Thu, 04 Feb 2021

Agree with Airy. Coming away from reading your posts I feel like I am dripping magic

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Posted in Dipper

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loved this one! You are

Posted on Tue, 02 Feb 2021

loved this one! You are amazing at catching fleeting moments of infinite beauty.

The two feet bit made me think of when I saw a deer this afternoon, in very windy woods, and just as you say, it was my solidity that struck me, compared to...

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Posted in I Cannot Explain

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That IS  stubborn!

Posted on Sat, 30 Jan 2021

That IS  stubborn!

Could you have defined and  realigned to contuinue the strong rhyme? Eg

though sees through mist a wrong defined

his point of view still can't be ever realigned

only with your brilliant springy...

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Posted in A mind made up

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"Showery and cool the day" is

Posted on Sat, 30 Jan 2021

"Showery and cool the day" is musical as a song itself!

and I liked the repetition of V sounds in "quiver" and "over"

"untamed routes" made me think of a  cowboy at a rodeo seeing how long they can stay on :0)

"gently prosper...

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Posted in Drifting On The Muse

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I love herring gulls, and I

Posted on Sat, 30 Jan 2021

I love herring gulls, and I love this poem, too!

 

cries that pull threads

of understanding

yes!

from a rooftop, a silver

wing to seize the wind

gorgeous

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Posted in Herring Gull

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Love this! Exactly how I

Posted on Sat, 16 Jan 2021

Love this! Exactly how I rememeber it :0) Spotify is great, would never have heard any of the music I like now, without it, but the foreplay of records is a wonderful thing, and you have recreated it perfectly

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Posted in Darren's Records

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Are you describing a crab

Posted on Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Are you describing a crab apple and a sweet apple? Cos birds love crab apples just as much, and the colours are gorgeous :0)

There is something very deep about holding a warm apple while it is still attached to the tree, isn't there? I...

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Posted in Apple Tree

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