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108 of my comments have received 114 Great Feedback votes
Posted on Thu, 12 Oct 2017
I think Jack's picked up on a couple of things, (I admit I didn't notice them).
It's interesting that you chose to write "risen mounds". If there is some idea of autonomy here, fair enough. I like the idea that they've risen like loaves....Read full comment
Posted in Yellow Ribbons
There are always
Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017
at least two poems on the page: the one the writer wrote and the one the reader understands (or not). Poetry truly is the infinite art, since its meaning is open to infinite interpretations. I know many people who do not enjoy this nebulous...Read full comment
Posted in time travelling
Posted on Sun, 17 Sep 2017
person narration is notoriously difficult to pull off, but you've managed it well. What I like so much about what you do is the vast swathes of subtext, the gaps between the lines that are so tempting to fill and that we are unlikely to get wrong...Read full comment
Posted in The Oil Refinery
Posted on Thu, 14 Sep 2017
missed the "Flight" from Flight Lieutenant: No Lieutenants since the RFC became the RAF in 1918,
Best, Ewan, (former Flight Sergeant, No. 51 Sqn)Read full comment
Posted on Sat, 26 Aug 2017
like to think I am capable of separating the art from the artist.
Years and years ago I did A101 Arts Foundation course with the OU (it would have been about '83). At summer school in Hounslow (!) we trashed a whole afternoon with the...Read full comment
Posted in Evening Walk in a Seaside Town
Posted on Mon, 01 May 2017
a pleasure it was to have known a little about your father's father in your father's own words. There is so little to connect us goyim with the terrible things done in those dark days. Every time a survivor goes, another thread is severed....Read full comment
Posted in Shlamek
I read quite a few
Posted on Fri, 21 Jul 2017
eye-witness accounts of the evacuation. One of them had this:
"the angry hornet noise of dive bombers." So I do not take all the credit for that turn of phrase.
Many of these eye-witness reports were full of such observations, very...
Posted in No Armada
Posted on Mon, 17 Jul 2017
Very descriptive, some nice alliteration and imagery. I particularly liked your neologism, 'coolcurled'.
You have a typo, lizard has one 'Z'.
Do you really need to put 'ivy' at the end? A suitable accompanying...Read full comment
Posted in a sort of green