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Simone Bloom

 

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Last Night I Fell in Love with my Dead Enemy

Last night I fell in love with my dead enemy. We were stuffed inside a tiny cage and, with no room to move, he had no choice but to enclose me with...

Lethe

Dipping low over the snow shore the coins fell from my eyes Cutting through the drifts were blades of evanescent light Spectres reared speechless as...

25 of my comments have received 25 Great Feedback votes

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Oh darling, I know how much

Posted on Sun, 07 Jun 2020

Oh darling, I know how much you adored your little Irie. May she play forever in your garden.

Perhaps it is a little comforting that this was picked as Poem of the Month, and to know that somehow, somewhere, Irie is very pleased for you!...

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Posted in Iriecat

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Beautifully, tightly written

Posted on Sun, 05 Apr 2020

Beautifully, tightly written
Not a word out of place, and hilarious from start to finish. You have a way with animals! I can't wait to read the whole book.

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Posted in And? The polar bear and the rowing boat

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A deeply moving description

Posted on Thu, 31 Oct 2019

A deeply moving description of alienation. The fragmentary form of the poem suits the subject matter. (Should steeling time's soundings be stealing time's soundings?)

Lines that particularly affected me were: "beats...

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Posted in severed soul

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Astonishingly powerful and

Posted on Sat, 16 Feb 2019

Astonishingly powerful and honest.

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Posted in War

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Pow! An explosion of colour,

Posted on Sun, 16 Sep 2018

Pow! An explosion of colour, intense emotion and passion. You have a way of making us fall in love with your magical characters because your words have a ring of truth about them. Like a Leonard Cohen lyric.

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Posted in Tangerine static

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Absolutely delightful - so

Posted on Wed, 29 Aug 2018

Absolutely delightful - so beautifully observed.  Reminds me of my fascination with rock pools when I was a little girl.

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Posted in Inter-tidal life

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This took me by surprise.

Posted on Tue, 19 Jun 2018

This took me by surprise. Sharply beautiful and very moving. It reveals a hidden aspect of your personality and suggests a different direction for your creative imagination. She IS your daughter, and you are her father.

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Posted in I have an imaginary daughter

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Those of us familiar with

Posted on Sat, 02 Jun 2018

Those of us familiar with Lavadis's bleak inner universe suspect, and probably with good reason, that his unfortunate young protagonist will eventually prevail against outrageous fortune (and outrageous mother) and embark upon a fabulous...

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Posted in And? - Bedlam

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There is much beauty revealed

Posted on Mon, 30 Oct 2017

There is much beauty revealed with each new reading of this long, moving lament. So many lines linger in the mind:

"A year not lived in time lost forever in rhyme."
"Lain bare its ashen self ... there."
"To enfold the newest...

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Posted in You Ask Me “How Am I”

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So good to know ABC will be

Posted on Sat, 22 Oct 2016

So good to know ABC will be continuing for the time being. Long may this vital creative community live!

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Posted in What Say You My Soul Spirits ............ABC All

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