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Not horse enough to shoot

Only internal half-rhyme this time
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Cherry

Paraffin heater

Pre-central heating
Cherry

Random 1

WhatsApp moment to friends
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The Coming of Age

Accident involving a truckload of Scrabble

The Marquis

Filtered and matured - bit of a list

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229 of my comments have received 242 Great Feedback votes

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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 stuff, Ed. Must be

Posted on Tue, 04 Aug 2020

Great stuff, Ed. Must be something to do with this sturgeon moon.

Bri-Nylon sheets in fetching tangerine?

Waking to anxious sweating Houdini scenes and violent internal electrical storms. Just the job for a noisy diff, though....

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Posted in Box Room

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You can hear the gears

Posted on Tue, 04 Aug 2020

You can hear the gears meshing in the system here. The clunk as the clutch is dropped in.

Never mind. Boris still has the roubles rolling in and the gin palaces are rocking gently in their Monaco berths. The world is fine. And more ways...

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Posted in On The Covid Road To Armageddon

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Keep the vagabond in sight at

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020

Keep the vagabond in sight at all times. There's some wandering in him yet.

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Posted in Someone I Know Well

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I loved reading this, Ed.

Posted on Fri, 31 Jul 2020

I loved reading this, Ed. Never say never. Where there's the will, there's a way.

Am I being hypocritical/inconsistent? (Boulder climbing?) No, I reckon that could be done with commitment and prep. Las Islas Canarias también. Ánimo amigo...

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Posted in Cherry Dreamin'

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I'm glad you didn't delete it

Posted on Sat, 01 Aug 2020

I'm glad you didn't delete it, onemorething.

I do know that feeling, though, and sympathise.

That "critic" word: "juxtaposition". Lovely word, but this poem shows a very human lateral connection to something deep and, I'm guessing...

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Posted in To my imaginary child

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Hey, gothicman. Nail on the

Posted on Fri, 31 Jul 2020

Hey, gothicman. Nail on the head and all that. Here right now is the grimmest after a Mediterranean gift day to the UK. Thank you for keeping it real. Fly the skull and crossbones with pride.

Love your stuff.

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Posted in Boys From An Ancient Wood

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ants, searching for something

Posted on Fri, 10 Jul 2020

ants, searching for something (is "meaning" stretching credulity?) maybe delete "and so"?

Lovely observation and idea. Excuse my rude intrusion. ;)

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Posted in 10th july grasshopper

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Hi Di.

Posted on Fri, 10 Jul 2020

Hi Di.

In terms of scanning, "mechanical maracas signal"? Adverbs in verse tend to weaken the effect. Maybe.

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Posted in 10th july grasshopper

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