41 of my comments have received 41 Great Feedback votes
I loved the line '...Ivy
Posted on Wed, 31 Aug 2016
I loved the line '...Ivy chains' Why did it take so long for me to discover your writing? Keep it turning. That wheel of talent.
Truly uplifting and the ultimate test....................rereadable again and again.Read full comment
Posted in Blue Tit
So powerful and so
Posted on Thu, 28 Jul 2016
So powerful and so frightening. I still have a fear of being lonely even with my family around me. Wonderful writing. I felt as if I was inside Tilly's head watching and sharing her observations and thoughts.
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Posted in Strictly, The Last Supper
It was the 'life goes on...'
Posted on Wed, 10 Sep 2008
It was the 'life goes on...' part that got me. I hate it when someone comes out with that supposed well meaning phrase. It strikes me as the kind of thing someone says when it would have been better if they had kept their own counsel.
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Posted in Black Willow
Posted on Fri, 18 Dec 2015
I always love poems that I can relate to. We live in a tiny village in County Durham and just behind me are three fields leading to the local parish church. The footpath passes our cottage and this poem could have been written there.
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Posted in … The Bright Day Interlude following
Posted on Tue, 22 Dec 2015
I agree with the others, it's beautiful. Yet the best for me is 'errand ahead'. How many of us stop and thing about the Christ Child's ultimate destination? I like to think of the nativity scene and the magnificence in it's humility, but also...Read full comment
Posted in Lost in the Star (Poetry Monthly)
I was moved by this work. I
Posted on Sat, 28 Feb 2015
I was moved by this work. I realised as I read it, it could have been me that the voice was speaking to. I wasn't always a great partner and caused hurt in the past. Now, work like this reminds me I should have always been more sensitive,...Read full comment
Posted in I couldn't ask, you wouldn't say.
Ahh ! Fond memories of my
Posted on Mon, 26 Jan 2015
Ahh ! Fond memories of my teaching days. I left the bullshiters to it last year. The 'target setters' who are more bothered about looking good and their personal careers than those of the children. No wonder the kids do say 'f**k you!' and...Read full comment
Posted in Lazy Bloody Teachers