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How ridiculous, and how sad!
Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 2019
How ridiculous, and how sad! If they only realised that the cross is not only true, but representing a loving sacrifice being offered to all, however diverse they feel. And of such a more far-reaching gift than a chick, daffodil or chocolate egg...Read full comment
Posted in Happy Easter.
Very rich.The growth and
Posted on Thu, 04 Apr 2019
Very rich.The growth and colours increasing, returning.
I liked the first verse especially, with the comparison of the pollened willow catkins to his stars . and Sun-coin's cloud-pursed
Still mulling over the syrup and...Read full comment
Posted in First Walk Of April
agree with the other two
Posted on Thu, 28 Mar 2019
agree with the other two comments, a privilege to have experiened the sight and escape from time and chore with you! I especially liked 'wheeling wings flashing, never crashing, like glitter in a snow globe shook'
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Posted in herring gull gallantry
Well, at least it seems to
Posted on Wed, 27 Mar 2019
Well, at least it seems to blend in with some other colours in the sunset and flame and give a warming glow. (Actually if you want to be leagalisitc I expect you shouldn't have mentioned a second colour!). I was struggling with doing 'orange' in...Read full comment
Posted in Orange
Oh, I enjoyed this too, Di!
Posted on Fri, 22 Mar 2019
Oh, I enjoyed this too, Di! There is something so bright about gorse's yellow, if you bother to get close. And almost always has some flowers, and sometimes a great mass shining in the sun. You even bring out the scent and softness (such a...Read full comment
Posted in gorse
Thank you, Richard. I had
Posted on Wed, 20 Mar 2019
Thank you, Richard. I had seen it, but hadn't decided on a suitable reply! I hope to print it out very big, and take it to her soon. I hope it will touch her spirit when worried muddled up memories feel overwhelming, and help her to let go, and...Read full comment
Posted in A Poem for Eleanor
That's a lovely picture of
Posted on Sun, 17 Mar 2019
That's a lovely picture of memories.
I have a mother-in-law in a nursing home who is troubled a lot by troubled dreams, which seem to have their roots in a life of fears and worries and anger that she suppressed and now has partially...Read full comment
Posted in This Older Man
It's quite fun to play around
Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019
It's quite fun to play around with rhymes in this way, isn't it? Not to make them too lumpy, and try to see how they help to keep a rhythm going. I liked the 'blob'! And you've brought in a lot about the feelings of the situation. The form does...Read full comment