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Cherry

By Lendal Bridge

After William Carlos Williams - Rimbaud/Solzhenitsyn, perhaps

Where time making sense is time wasted

Anything but the set reading...
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Cherry

Echo of '68

Sitting in a backroom Wake conversation surrounds Who’s dead? Picking at volumes Passages of this and that Can’t settle Pull out Ginsberg’s three...

Homily

One of those, I'm afraid.
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Cherry

Communion

The nights are drawing in.

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169 of my comments have received 177 Great Feedback votes

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Great poem, too. You really

Posted on Sat, 26 Aug 2017

Great poem, too. You really are very literary. I feel like I'm playing at it. I've read some of those works by Eliot over and over and never got all that. Do you need to formally study pieces to get it?

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Posted in Evening Walk in a Seaside Town

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Hi Di. Yes, you're right.

Posted on Wed, 11 Sep 2019

Hi Di. Yes, you're right.

Do you know what I remember? I remember when the council estates had a broad range of people living in them. Sure, some streets were worse than others (Peterhill Drive, Spalding Avenue), where the council...

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Posted in What happened?

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Thanks onemorething.

Posted on Tue, 13 Aug 2019

Thanks onemorething.

Thanks Heraclitus.

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Posted in Ouse

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Great stuff, this, Di. Very

Posted on Sun, 28 Jul 2019

Great stuff, this, Di. Very spare and sensory, then a tweak of the emotions at the end. Just how it ought to be. Yes. All blood is food. Bang on. Top of the food chain? I don't think so.

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Posted in grass/july

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Sad affairs, those. Part of

Posted on Sun, 30 Jun 2019

Sad affairs, those. Part of the rich weave, though. I'm immediately thinking someone very old but maybe not. Just not high enough on friends' lists of priorities. At least the narrator was there, so maybe the others didn't matter so much. I like...

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Posted in Eulogies

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I always love these pieces

Posted on Wed, 22 May 2019

I always love these pieces where protagonists are made contemporary (or something like that) and ordinary. The quirk of a canine Cleopatra is sublime. Lovely piece.

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Posted in Anthony and Cleopatra

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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

:))))

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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