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Traitors!

Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union?
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Cherry

Cocoa works and Guernica

Strange thing is...
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Cherry

Tricky Davy Davidson

Method in the madness
Gold cherry

One hundred years

When time means nothing

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143 of my comments have received 151 Great Feedback votes

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Nice sentiment, Richard.

Posted on Sun, 24 Dec 2017

Nice sentiment, Richard.

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Posted in Mania

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Lovely poem, Richard. I love

Posted on Sun, 24 Dec 2017

Lovely poem, Richard. I love the natural rhythm of this. It fits the reflective mood. Well-chosen and economical words. "dance of field and sky" is wonderfully evocative.

Great timing, too. A bit like the holiday adverts. No, much better...

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Posted in More Than Poetry

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Aaaaah, Penny4athought. Those

Posted on Thu, 21 Dec 2017

Aaaaah, Penny4athought. Those dreams. So sweet and yet so cruel. Lovely piece. Nice format, running down the page. Great pick.

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Posted in Sounds from the Heart

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Hi Richard. Tried that myself

Posted on Sun, 03 Dec 2017

Hi Richard. Tried that myself. Came to naught. Reminds me of all the great musicians playing in shop doorways around the world.

There are some good precedents: "The Old Man And The Sea", "The Cruel Sea" and many more, I'm sure. "Sea" has...

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Posted in The Sea Coughs

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Hi Richard! Long time! How

Posted on Sun, 03 Dec 2017

Hi Richard! Long time! How are you?

Yes. Agreed, about the sea and the shuddering. It's enough when ploughing through big seas, but the thought of striking rocks in that wildness. Makes me shudder. A warning down the generations. Has a...

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Posted in The Sea Coughs

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Thoughts of sea journeys can

Posted on Sat, 02 Dec 2017

Thoughts of sea journeys can be very inspirational. Against the elements. The road has produced some very readable literature, though. Your poem resolves nicely.

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Posted in Half moon

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Describes a horrible feeling

Posted on Sun, 03 Dec 2017

Describes a horrible feeling very well, Paul.

There's a rogue apostrophe in comes.

Nicely written.

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Posted in Forgotten Stranger

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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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