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melanie greenwood


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Happy 200th Birthday Eve

(thanks to Edward Hodges Bailey) For two centuries I’ve sat stark naked in all weathers peering into a fountain with thighs clamped and a hand...
Gold cherry
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Mynydd Carningli (for TP's parents)

Bent double to lace dusty walking boots. Unused a year, my hands yank familiar leather. Our son ready on the worn green sofa, when I catch your...

Raza's home visit

Raza pulled up the van in the cream-gravelled drive of the executive four-bed detached house in Springtown. He was on time but not getting out until...

Mother tongue

It was her children’s’ mouths that calmed Freya. When they spoke it was like music welling up, clearing her mind. As they raced around the house...

The secret to Hollyhocks

The Secret to Hollyhocks On their honeymoon she stole Crème de Cassis while he held the boat steady Plucked from neat low vineyards along plush banks...