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Crossing Castellana at Colón

A hot afternoon walking home

The meeting - good friends

Opposite sex friendships - are they really free of hormonal interference?

Breakfast in the sun

Trying to beat the sparrows to the toast

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156 of my comments have received 163 Great Feedback votes

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Totally got me dude!

Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018

Totally got me dude!

I'm enjoying the potentially hazardous news situation implied by "I heard he actually played..."

A bloke once told me Jesus chipped Simon whose name was Peter from 30 yards.

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Posted in Vamos España

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I had Joyce as coach passing

Posted on Thu, 14 Jun 2018

I had Joyce as coach passing signals to Beckett in midfield. Allen "Hands" Ginsberg in goal.

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Posted in Vamos España

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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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