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Musical Associations X3

mother-in-law: She’s nearly 100, but remembers a tune her mother used to play and sing – can try to sing to me now – ‘De-dum, dum-dum …’ but can’t...

on Psalm 28

[Continuing the hymn-for-Sundays series] With hate in heart, they speak of peace, don’t care to ask for mercy, grace. But I do ask – don’t close your...

Scenic Variations of the Wye

Curved meander of the Wye, cow parsley waving fringe, field of meadow buttercups, Canada geese here, swans there – then a bevy, one upending, then...

on Psalm 130

[Continuing the hymn-for-Sundays series] When desperate, to Jesus call, for nothing else can help at all: don’t want to quit, give up, so cry – ‘I...
Gold cherry

Bog Brilliance

Dark and dank and waterlogged – … secluded haunt of otter shy, sheltered from intrusions idle – sunshine flag gives indication, … no invitation to wander pleasantly up yonder … enjoy my lemon brilliance …


636 of my comments have received 658 Great Feedback votes

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This is very touching, real

Posted on Tue, 01 Jul 2014

This is very touching, real and vivid. The slow bereavement, the mind swimming about, but not agitated. The brevity and conciseness and form helps. Rhiannon

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Posted in For Ann

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Some lovely threads, and

Posted on Tue, 24 Jun 2014

Some lovely threads, and detail again – so much beauty out there to see and feel, and you share and beckon us to look! Rhiannon

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Posted in Poetry and That

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It  is the videoing aspect,

Posted on Tue, 10 Jun 2014

It  is the videoing aspect, and it would seem the lack of sober trial, and the apparent pleasure and fickleness in accusing and carrying out judgement that is puzzling and shocking. Or am I wrong? Rhiannon

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Posted in Crime and Punishment

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I'm only able to dip in from

Posted on Sun, 01 Jun 2014

I'm only able to dip in from time to time, as we are having a little holiday.
You have given much thought here to bring in quite a number of points unobtrusively on tthe history. Rhiannon

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Posted in "Oh, It's a Lovely War!"

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That last verse seems

Posted on Tue, 27 May 2014

That last verse seems tantalizing – what is she/you troubled about in the relationship/conversation? hope waking manages to put the worry to rest?! I suppose it is all up to the reader to imagine? Rhiannon

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Posted in A Glass of Water

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Some helpful thoughts there,

Posted on Wed, 07 May 2014

Some helpful thoughts there, Taris. And a very helpful Bible verse. In the last sentence do you mean 'Study his (God's) word'? Rhiannon

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Posted in Our Prayers

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Beautiful and comfortable,

Posted on Fri, 02 May 2014

Beautiful and comfortable, sprightly, and certainly not in a routine rut! Enjoyed your comfortable musing. Rhiannon

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Posted in The Blue Chair

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a 'you-shaped hole' – that's

Posted on Mon, 28 Apr 2014

a 'you-shaped hole' – that's very expressive of  loss of any kind, and so difficult for anyone else to understand and appreciate.
(I remember being so glad when we exchanged our very oil-marked kitchen carpet for a piece of vinyl!) ...

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Posted in After You'd Gone...

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Choosing pebbles/choosing

Posted on Mon, 21 Apr 2014

Choosing pebbles/choosing words, smooth right through – a vivid metaphor, while keeping private the mysteries of the occasion. Rhiannon

(liked the picture, reminded me of some seen on stormy beaches – I think people return to see if they'...

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Posted in Stones

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Can't say I understand all

Posted on Sat, 19 Apr 2014

Can't say I understand all your musings here, Tina. But I'm happy that scripture makes clear that Jesus is coming back, but that will be the culmination of all, - yes the resurrection of the dead, but also a judgement, so that it is so important...

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Posted in A Sudden Resurrection (I.P.)