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Doodles, scribbles and poesy.

Has the tact of a tin of mushy peas lobbed through a plate glass window.

Why? We're all folk, that's why.


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156 of my comments have received 166 Great Feedback votes

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Carefully crafted piece

Posted on Wed, 17 Aug 2022

... its thrust extends beyond the given scenario, to question all comfort of belief and social/emotional relationships in actuality, and internet dreamscape. This one is monetised, there are others...

Good stuff Ewan.

Best as ever...

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Posted in Pretending to Believe

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There is no higher ground

Posted on Sat, 13 Aug 2022

... as a poet, than writing true to oneself for good or ill;

You bring


best to you

Lena xxx

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Posted in Contemplation

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So good.

Posted on Wed, 10 Aug 2022

so very, very good.

Best to you

Lena x

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Posted in The Witch’s Daughter

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Posted on Mon, 08 Aug 2022

dancing on a glossy surface; this is lovely.


Lena x

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Posted in Glorious Moments

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Posted on Fri, 05 Aug 2022

For months, there lay a pair of relatively new, white stilleto court shoes abandoned on the short leafy lane leading to our local amatuer football ground. I wondered at their story. Since the Lioness's victory, an added twist that it may have...

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Posted in The Forest of Discarded Raiment

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Amongst the violence

Posted on Thu, 28 Jul 2022

broken bodies and bones, underworld, overworld of screen related monsters, this:

" There were two bulls and a detective smoking out front too.

One of the bulls, 300 pounds of fatty beef, shouted,"

Laughed out loud.


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Posted in The Picture Ranch 66

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So moving

Posted on Wed, 27 Jul 2022

A good poem that keeps a firm rein on its sentiment, more emotive for that contol, read several times.


Lena x

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Posted in Forget-Me-Not

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Posted on Tue, 26 Jul 2022

"He could be alive, and he will be, for as long as we don't find him.'"

Reminds me of an Ian McMillan poem from over a decade ago, which sadly I can't name, in which that switch of life to grief exists in the moment of knowing.


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Posted in The Picture Ranch 65

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Posted on Mon, 25 Jul 2022

Wistful, perhaps melancholy in observation, your internal rhymes, and use of language are such a treat to read aloud. Super.

Best as always

Lena x

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Posted in Ceiba (Silk-Cotton Tree)

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Posted on Fri, 22 Jul 2022

of time and place and calling song.

Ewan deserves a medal for inspiration, this is the second enjoyable "sound" poem read today :)

Best to you

Lena x

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Posted in Bed and Board by The Silk Road