Silver Spun Sand
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My sister-in-law had breast
Posted on Fri, 05 Jun 2015
My sister-in-law had breast cancer and fought it with chemo, and the whole damned shebang. Fourteen years later she is still going strong...still traipsing round stately homes, and the hills and dales of the Ribble Valley, making jewellery,...Read full comment
Posted in Dear John
Thank you, so much, Vera..
Posted on Tue, 02 Jun 2015
Thank you, so much, Vera...and I do hope that through my poem you were afforded, at least a few minutes peace and quiet through my words...From recollection, peace is something that, as a commodity, is in short supply for parents of youngsters. ...Read full comment
Posted in Quietus
And I enjoyed the Wye, too,
Posted on Thu, 07 May 2015
And I enjoyed the Wye, too, Rhiannon. Thank you for taking me with you. Don't think I've ever come across Jack by the Hedge, before. Maybe you would be so kind as to refresh my memory as to what it looks like....Read full comment
Posted in Dress for the weather!
Great writing, Rhiannon, for
Posted on Sat, 11 Apr 2015
Great writing, Rhiannon, for all the reasons Bear so eloquently mentions.
I remember...back in the seventies now, we had just moved to Germany...hubby and me and two kids. We hired a yellow Volkswagen and drove to Switzerland, one...Read full comment
My interpretation was a death
Posted on Mon, 06 Apr 2015
My interpretation was a death in a child's family, and the body of the deceased ensconsed in the said, front room, with all the curtains drawn, and then, the ensuing cremation. Certainly, when I was a child, 'death' was never spoken of, and when...Read full comment
Posted in I thought it to be fire