194 of my comments have received 198 Great Feedback votes
Posted on Mon, 01 Sep 2014
I'm not sure I can see many changes from the first one I read before. But I must admit that the dog theme came through again to me - dander up, cuffed, grabbed you by the hair. But to him, she probably meant less than his dog....Read full comment
Posted in SMACK - (edited)
Posted on Wed, 13 Aug 2014
Lovely poem, with a great description on how the canyon was formed. Truly and inspiration.
I have stood on or near that spot, and it really is remarkable, how no matter how well done the photos of the place are, they can...Read full comment
Posted on Mon, 04 Aug 2014
I hadn't read this before, but as I was reading the comments, I wondered if some of the others had missed the subtext. I thought it was a really difficult trip - maybe a daughter who had married someone from...Read full comment
Posted in Departures
Posted on Wed, 06 Aug 2014
I've just found this, as I've not been on the site much in the last few days, with grandchildren staying with me.
It is a very touching story, and very well told. How lucky she was to have a quiet place of her own to die...Read full comment
Posted in Dust
Posted on Tue, 05 Aug 2014
Sorry I didn't get to this sooner, as I prefer reading prose to poetry. And I know how disheartening it is to write something and have nobody acknowledge that they have read it.
First of all, this is an interesting start...Read full comment
Posted in Under The Ice (1)
Posted on Wed, 30 Jul 2014
This poem from start to finish is so beatifully done. The reader can feel the grass and see the sky and appreciate the feelings of the poet. I always wonder whether animials who mate for life have any side issues in the meantime -...Read full comment
Posted in Crazy for You
Posted on Fri, 25 Jul 2014
So descriptive. I could smell it as well as see it and seem to need to scratch.
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Posted on Mon, 07 Jul 2014
I enjoyed reading this, despite not remembering anything about Pink Floyd or Battersea Power Station.
To me it was giving a tiny glimpse of everyday life, through the eyes of a tired housewife - not all that different from...Read full comment
Posted in If Pigs Could Fly