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Gold cherry
Poem of the week

Thanks in part to Louis M and William W: another love poem

There’s a gap in the railings We didn’t realise was there At the end of a jitty I’ve always known Where still time stands And the burdock leaves are...
Gold cherry
Poem of the week


The swish of the 440’s tyres. Two chords on my headphones. Passengers’ smiles. I am now from elsewhere: No map for this place All the metaphors raise...

Old Tapes

The tapes are ragged. I listen to them morning and night. They are my shacharit, my evensong "I will be there" You sing, the hiss of time Mocking us...
Gold cherry


Giggling at 6, huddled under duvets, playing monkeys At 7, playing the 'N' game in the toilet - your idea, because the adults Were too stupid to...
Gold cherry

What happens with hope on a bank holiday

Admittedly I thought for a moment you might be the sun and the moon Hazy eastward horizons Luminescent 
- We'll dress up. I'll take you out 
- Move...