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Edward Tapper

I am seventy years of age and have been writing poetry and short stories for about one year. I like to put my poems in the public domain and any comments good or bad are most welcome.

My stories

Air-kiss

I will always need you {Love you?} Love you for ever Words of love will flow {Course} Between us Although you're far away Letters will reach your...

My Dream of You

The silent leaves of summer Burst into a deafening whisper As in my dreams I see your face Through a broken stained glass window Framed in the boughs...

Solitude

When all alone and in retreat I sit so quiet whilst on this seat My mind at rest as I sit and think Knowing that I am on the brink I know my mind it...

The iphone

Their hearts beating different in each one man or animal who is smarter? Man created for what? the iphone zombie like they walk they are losing...

My Parents

Lying in his hospital bed waiting Seeing nothing the stroke has claimed his mind. She sat by his bed hoping Waiting for some new event: her eyes...

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8 of my comments have received 8 Great Feedback votes

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A difficult one

Posted on Mon, 18 Sep 2017

A difficult one to get my mind around this poem Rhiannon. "Vision gaps" and "Blind spots" seem to say that we all have faults, which I agree with, but, we don't always realise that we have them.

Edward 

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Posted in Watch your back!

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What a well constructed poem Rhiannon

Posted on Wed, 02 Aug 2017

What a well constructed poem Rhiannon, I was that rolling stone as a young man travelling with no thought of settling down. That all ended at the age of twenty seven as my stone settled down too married life. I can so relate my life to your poem...

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Posted in Moss

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Such a well written poem

Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017

Such a well written poem PoppyS it gives me much food for thought, do you need new friends or are or are you content to be alone with with your thoughts? I've always found friends came into my life in many unexpected ways, although, when I write...

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Posted in Timeline

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Metaphors

Posted on Sun, 30 Jul 2017

What a well written analogy of a metaphor. 

Edward (hedgehog1)

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Posted in I See Poetry In Metaphors

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Rhiannon

Posted on Fri, 28 Jul 2017

I've read "Jewels from the jail" over and over and out loud. The more I read it the more I appreciate it's message. Well done on a very well constructed poem.

Edward

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Hello LadyLily

Posted on Sat, 24 Jun 2017

Summer at its best Geraldine. Wisteria being one of my favourite climbers.smiley I...

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Posted in Summer Thrills.

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Good morning Ladylily,

Posted on Sun, 18 Jun 2017

Good morning Ladylily,

Another finely crafted poem; written with feeling. You can only be applauded for such imagery of thought Geraldine.

Edward

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Posted in The Ghost Queen.

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Good morning Ladylily,

Posted on Mon, 29 May 2017

Good morning Ladylily,

So easy on the tongue as you read "Summer's Entrance out loud. Such a fine use of words.

Every portrait that is painted with feeling is a portait of the artist. (Oscar Wilde) So true in your poem Geraldine....

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Posted in Summer's Entrance.