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Commonplace

A commonplace
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Vortex of daily horrors

What’s to be said when descending a vortex, where best advice is to close one’s mouth and block one’s ears with music (the only escape), whilst...

Show me water

I need a TV, high definition The best you’ve got Good morning, sir But of course We’ve got just what you need Just in Our Special Rendition model...

Snippets 135b

What are we but broken and flawed souls dumped into a squalid existence without the right to know why? How can we ever make anything good of such a...

Room change

Dragging my case around Purgatory
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159 of my comments have received 166 Great Feedback votes

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Very visual and thought

Posted on Fri, 27 Jul 2018

Very visual and thought-provoking, Richard. Hope you are well.

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Posted in WHAT I SEE AND DON'T

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Modern times. That phrase

Posted on Fri, 27 Jul 2018

Modern times. That phrase must be on some astronomical cycle. Triggered by the orbit of Saturn around the sun maybe. You have a point, though, more and more satisfaction is had vicariously. Except getting drunk maybe. Sleep is an underrated...

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Posted in Cacophony On Holiday

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Lovely thinking aloud,

Posted on Sun, 22 Jul 2018

Lovely thinking aloud, Richard. Well done on the pick.

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Posted in HERE I SIT

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Keep going. Brilliant wisdom

Posted on Fri, 20 Jul 2018

Keep going. Brilliant wisdom at the end. Yes, I agree entirely.

In the first para, where you introduce N, the clause before "I have only one" is quite long. I had to re-read that section a couple of times. I didn't get in until nearly...

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Posted in I'm Not Disappointed, I'm Just Angry Chapter 5

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Thanks insert. I'm thinking

Posted on Tue, 17 Jul 2018

Thanks insert. I'm thinking along the lines of a "Spot The Ball" themed competition where writers post a piece with a line deliberately removed and readers place an "x" at the line's location. £5,000 cash prize or an Austin Allegro plus...

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Posted in Distance

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Honest and candid, as it

Posted on Tue, 17 Jul 2018

Honest and candid, as it should be (said the reader salivating for dirt). I know that feeling about standing outside the door, then walking away (sorry Tobi and whoever's seminar I circled, then abandoned). Full of the realities, this. We must...

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Posted in I'm Not Disappointed, I'm Just Angry Chapter 2

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I think you should. More

Posted on Wed, 11 Jul 2018

I think you should. More power to that pen. I'd apply for citizenship, but my ancestors jumped the gun. It has to be a grandparent. I used to know a lot of old songs, if that helps. ;)

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Posted in The meeting - good friends

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I'm sure you're both

Posted on Wed, 11 Jul 2018

I'm sure you're both guapisimos (handsome buggers), and your poetry too.

Courtesy of SpanishDict translator. Other translators are also available. :))

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Posted in The meeting - good friends

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What a beautiful and personal

Posted on Tue, 03 Jul 2018

What a beautiful and personal piece that just screams "Share me!".

A well-trodden path.

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Posted in Remnants

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Such a poetic reply is a

Posted on Mon, 02 Jul 2018

Such a poetic reply is a bonus. Hope you're both well Richard. Kevin

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Posted in Silence is Night

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