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Cherry

The wind's indifference

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Cherry

Darkness

Ephemera

Pandemics kill poets

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Arco Iris 2

Rainbow 2

Beingly Lock-up

A stumbling whimsy
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209 of my comments have received 222 Great Feedback votes

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How much joy can a person

Posted on Wed, 29 Jan 2020

How much joy can a person take?!

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Posted in Not dark yet

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Almost felt like I'd been out

Posted on Thu, 30 Jan 2020

Almost felt like I'd been out there myself, Rhiannon. It captures all the essentials - especially the just being there.

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Posted in Grey-Day rambling

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Hi Richard. I'm terribly

Posted on Tue, 28 Jan 2020

Hi Richard. I'm terribly sorry to hear this news. Love to you both/all.

Your poem is beautiful and well executed. It really evokes the relationship, sense of place and that truly North American poetic voice that I so enjoy reading.

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Posted in For Scotty 1967-2020

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Sorry Di. I missed your

Posted on Sat, 25 Jan 2020

Sorry Di. I missed your question.

The Phoenician is something/one that/who appears in Eliot's "The Waste Land".

It refers to a drowned sailor.

Eliot pinches it from earlier work and probably from works he read about fertility...

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Posted in Reading room

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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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