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Under the pines and the power lines

Under the pines and power lines, I finally find a spot. The landscape comes straight out of romanticised images of García Lorca or Hemingway: rolling...
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Histrionics

He does go on, sometimes
Gold cherry
Poem of the week

Never far from where we start

Rambling in the warm darkness, kind of knowing

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158 of my comments have received 165 Great Feedback votes

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A very honest piece. I've

Posted on Sat, 01 Dec 2018

A very honest piece. I've been numbed by the response of the BBC to all this, whose approach is to produce a statistical analysis proving that there is no problem. So are the almost daily reports fake news? Or was fake news the failure to report...

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Posted in When Death Comes Too Soon

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Lovely and sparse. Well

Posted on Tue, 03 Jul 2018

Lovely and sparse. Well thought-out, Elsie.

A real invitation to think about what's going on in the spaces between the lines.

I was wondering if RUN! needs to be there?

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Posted in Go Now

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What a lovely piece, Gayle. I

Posted on Mon, 25 Jun 2018

What a lovely piece, Gayle. I'm so glad you posted it. Our cat had two homes. We only found out in his latter years. He'd often wait a whole evening outside the pub at the end of the street for my brother, my dad and I to come out and make little...

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Posted in Cats and Cuddles

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Thanks Di_Hard. Writers.

Posted on Sat, 07 Apr 2018

Thanks Di_Hard. Writers. Critics. Readers. All you can do is get on with the job and see what comes. You should have seen how many times I had to rethread the needle. I turned up for my Eng Lit exam on the wrong day, about 40 years ago. I've been...

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Posted in On sewing buttons

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Thanks everyone. I'm always

Posted on Thu, 06 Jul 2017

Thanks everyone. I'm always amazed and very grateful when someone says something nice about something that I can't seem to help doing.

Maybe something to share: I've recently written three pieces / poetry (?) that readers and writers on...

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Posted in Tail-end

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It follows the Block School

Posted on Thu, 21 May 2015

It follows the Block School of repetitive poetry, Philip. Founded on Temple Meads station at around 23:30 last night. I'm hoping the Culture Secretary will request that a plaque be installed.

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Posted in Temple of despair

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Great pick of the day. You've

Posted on Mon, 13 May 2019

Great pick of the day. You've got so much into that first verse, Di. Brings the senses alive. Good point about access and people buying these wilderness places up. They want it all to themselves. Everything. And they'll get it. True also about...

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Posted in bluebells

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Blimey. Sitting on a bench

Posted on Sat, 04 May 2019

Blimey. Sitting on a bench with the sun just sunk behind trees scribbling out something new and just saw this.

Thank you x

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Posted in Never far from where we start

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Morning Ed. It's lovely to

Posted on Fri, 15 Feb 2019

Morning Ed. It's lovely to hear from you again and I know exactly what you're saying. I expect there's a less than pragmatic reason for moving away from English close to centres of government and administration in the EU. The pragmatic reason for...

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Posted in Among friends

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:))))

Posted on Sat, 20 Oct 2018

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Thanks insert. It was a tremendous success. Lots of nice poetry. Inspiration for All Quiet On The Western (Weston?) Front. A Blackadder series. Spin-off household technologies that we now take for granted, like the tank. Knitted...

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Posted in General Synopsis

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