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122 of my comments have received 128 Great Feedback votes

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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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Lovely, sean mcnulty. A

Posted on Sat, 12 Aug 2017

Lovely, sean mcnulty. A sense of everything slipping through your fingers. Hovers nicely between thoughts and things. I love how you zoom/focus in on the man for a moment then move straight on with your stream of thought. Felt like I was...

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Posted in The Treetops

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Flip-side. :)

Posted on Fri, 04 Aug 2017

Flip-side. :)

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Posted in What poetry is

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Warts an' all rendition. I

Posted on Fri, 11 Aug 2017

Warts an' all rendition. I love the fact you keep this human and individual, because that's where it's at.
Contradictorally (no squiggly red line!) my mind jumped straight to structures: the before and after. Trying to rationally manage and...

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Posted in 2002-05 My memories of working at a hostel for homeless men

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Heard about your dad, too,

Posted on Mon, 01 May 2017

Heard about your dad, too, Elsie. Lots of love. Xxx

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Posted in Shlamek

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This is great. Epic and so

Posted on Mon, 31 Jul 2017

This is great. Epic and so much humanity. It might have been written by H.G. Wells. If there's one thought it leaves as far as the aesthetic goes, having established a meter, it might be worth looking at the penultimate stanza again to see if the...

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Posted in The Melancholy Ballad of the Clockwork Soldier

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