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Spider 2

A book at bedtime
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Spider 1

Dark corners
Cherry

Imaginings at Tebay

Thanks to Roy Plomley, Kirsty Young and Anne Enright for the inspiration.
Cherry

Reading room

Final scribbles of the day - maybe
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197 of my comments have received 209 Great Feedback votes

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Grand!

Posted on Wed, 15 Jan 2020

Grand!

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Posted in The Low Men

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My pleasure. Clearer tonight.

Posted on Sat, 11 Jan 2020

My pleasure. Clearer tonight. The stars are looking lovely.

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Posted in Wolf moon

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Obscured by clouds. Story of

Posted on Sat, 11 Jan 2020

Obscured by clouds. Story of my life. Good memories of sitting with fellow adolescents around a record player, though.

Mmmmm. I like that last line. Insecurities a-go-go. We poor humans.

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Posted in Wolf moon

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I was looking at willows

Posted on Wed, 08 Jan 2020

I was looking at willows recently (late summer) having forgotten momentarily whether they shed their leaves. Again, a searching, penetrating and detailed description, well wrought.

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Posted in There is hope here

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But what a poet.

Posted on Sat, 04 Jan 2020

But what a poet.

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Posted in To the belly of an osprey

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Wonderful. I love the

Posted on Fri, 03 Jan 2020

Wonderful. I love the subtlety of this and how you ground it early on in a pre-colonial pre-Capitalist respect for the land. It skilfully calls to mind some of the images seen over the last few days. A poem that does its job well. True art.

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Posted in You can’t cling to something once it has gone.

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Mmmmm. Lovely. I really like

Posted on Tue, 31 Dec 2019

Mmmmm. Lovely. I really like the visual quality of this, but also what reads as a fitting/well chosen metaphor to me. I love how you seem to have developed that into the description. I'm a bit stuck with form / layout at the moment, but you've...

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Posted in Wood Mouse

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The very thing! :))

Posted on Sun, 05 Jan 2020

The very thing! :))

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Posted in Island Hideaway 11 - The Finnish Scallop Industry

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I get the same feeling I had

Posted on Fri, 20 Dec 2019

I get the same feeling I had reading Dostoyevsky. That's a positive. The prose grips me and doesn't let go. Great intensity. No flat spots. No loss of momentum. The kind of detail that I felt could drive me mad. Again, a positive. Nicely done...

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Posted in From Jester To King VII

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Love the metaphor, Ewan.

Posted on Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Love the metaphor, Ewan.

Pity the cabin boy.

I take First Mate Mogg is safely down below.

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Posted in Full Sail

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