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Working among raised hairs

Whilst watching a spider building its web on my arm.
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Changing history

Proposed rewrite of part 17 and closing scene of "Boatman's Tale"
Cherry

Autonomy - Epilogue

In the weeks that followed the death of John Chine, several notable events occurred. A pessimist or paranoiac might conclude that these were related.

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143 of my comments have received 151 Great Feedback votes

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How lovely. And also tragic.

Posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2018

How lovely. And also tragic. A wonderful message from a whale. My only thought was the "at" in "query at the sky". Wonderfully balanced rendering.

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Posted in Where I Belong

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Nice read, Richard. Hope you

Posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2018

Nice read, Richard. Hope you're well. Have a wonderful day.

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Posted in He Who Is Sent

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Yes, there's something

Posted on Sun, 17 Jun 2018

Yes, there's something predictable about the administration of justice. I like the repeated line. It works well.

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Posted in All Rise

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There's never no war. They

Posted on Sat, 16 Jun 2018

There's never no war. They just move it around.

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Posted in One hundred years

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Very uplifting. I like the

Posted on Tue, 05 Jun 2018

Very uplifting. I like the idea of abandoning the quinine altogether and going straight to the juniper. Nice piece Richard.

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Posted in It's More Than Poetry

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That last lingering line is

Posted on Wed, 30 May 2018

That last lingering line is brilliant. I almost heard the cuckoo.

Great poem, Di_Hard. Great pick of the day. Sets spring into summer up nicely with a terrific pen portrait.

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Posted in renewable 2 (second go at this)

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Very complex and atmospheric

Posted on Sun, 20 May 2018

Very complex and atmospheric piece, london_calling. We can all read ourselves into this. Subjectivity and all that. A bit like an ink blot. A very satisfying read.

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Posted in Not For You

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Lovely. You've written the

Posted on Sat, 28 Apr 2018

Lovely. You've written the innocence of the crayon into the poem.

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Posted in Collaboration

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Enjoyable, again. Sounds a

Posted on Sat, 28 Apr 2018

Enjoyable, again. Sounds a bit like Dorset, but could be anywhere along the south coast.

I found I had to re-read the final paragraph a few times. It doesn't seem to read as easily as its predecessors.

Intriguing story.

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Posted in The Secret of Hillnesss Point 3

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He's in the pile by the bed.

Posted on Thu, 26 Apr 2018

He's in the pile by the bed. Sometimes he just hits the spot. What made me think of him was the way you closed this one. Not being a highly trained operative, I'm not sure if it's pathos. Could be. But leaves the story hanging in the air like...

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Posted in Something Hard Inside Him (Part 2)

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