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Mucho. Just written 16 pages

Posted on Thu, 30 Nov 2017

Mucho. Just written 16 pages of letter to my friend Danny in Italy. Agonising.

I'm wearing my duffel coat here, but have had had nice chats with my Egyptian teaching colleague, had chuckles with my Spanish students, chatted with a Russian...

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Posted in Contemplating motorways

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Great stuff, well-wisher.

Posted on Sat, 25 Nov 2017

Great stuff, well-wisher. Many kids suffer and are scarred for life by their school experience. I like the idea of automatic writing technique. Creating at the cusp of conscious thought. Like snatching it out of the sky. It worked well here.

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Posted in School  (Automatic poem)

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Thank you Fatboy74! Chuffed

Posted on Sun, 19 Nov 2017

Thank you Fatboy74! Chuffed to little meatballs or whatever we're chuffed to. Lots and lots about autonomous machines, driverless cars and artificial intelligence around about now. The big project is leaking out. Those in the know are conceding...

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Posted in The appointment

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Very gentle and thoughtful

Posted on Thu, 16 Nov 2017

Very gentle and thoughtful piece, PoppyS. Question poems like this always remind me of a kind of Irish talking blues by singer Ronnie Drew. Wonderful. The final lines leave lingering thoughts. I like it.

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Posted in Paper Gymnasts

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Very sad piece, John. Nicely

Posted on Tue, 14 Nov 2017

Very sad piece, John. Nicely conceived and written.

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Posted in Dot

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Just found time to sit down

Posted on Sun, 12 Nov 2017

Just found time to sit down and read this, maisie.

I like the idea of it being spoken by a veteran. And I like the fact that it avoids the cliché and talks about broken promises and waste. It makes the point nicely.

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Posted in Civic Duty

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A touching and nicely written

Posted on Sun, 22 Oct 2017

A touching and nicely written piece, Biggus. Not merely sentimental. It conveys real human warmth.

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Posted in Angels, Lovers and Songbirds – Chapter 41 – Birthday Songbird

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Lovely link between oil,

Posted on Tue, 14 May 2013

Lovely link between oil, water and paint. My dad used to spend cold nights under his cars, self-taught and following Haynes manuals under a lead-lamp in the middle of winter. I followed him that far, but no further. My poor son, denied contact,...

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Posted in Viscosity

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Paints a surreal picture.

Posted on Fri, 01 Sep 2017

Paints a surreal picture.

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Posted in Dry Wood

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Go easy ice rivers. When I

Posted on Fri, 01 Sep 2017

Go easy ice rivers. When I get like that, I always feel bad about my paragraphing and punctuation in the morning. ;)

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Posted in Mere

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