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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.Read full comment
Posted in I have an imaginary daughter
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...Read full comment
Posted in And? - Bedlam
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...
Posted in You Ask Me “How Am I”
Heart-wrenching, this raw and
Posted on Fri, 20 Jan 2017
Heart-wrenching, this raw and honest expression of pain and despair. And so sad to learn just how long the chilling emptiness at the heart of your life has existed, hidden behind the smiling warmth of your lively persona and your busy life....Read full comment
Posted in once life January 18, 2017
You have excelled youself,
Posted on Tue, 02 Aug 2016
You have excelled youself, Marcia. Each re-reading of this epic poem brings new rewards. You have a unique mastery of language and use words to convey deep emotions and profound thoughts in the way a composer might arrange the elements of a great...Read full comment
Posted in Joanie's Poem
Thank you for taking us with
Posted on Sat, 19 Mar 2016
Thank you for taking us with you on your cheerful Spring walk!
Strikes me this might become, with colourful illustrations, a book explaining alternative energy technologies to schoolkids. (I know some excellent illustrators I could put you...
Posted in Surprise Crop
A fresh, affecting
Posted on Tue, 23 Feb 2016
A fresh, affecting description of a ritual that most of us will have to carry out in our lifetimes. it brings to mind the anguish my siblings and I went through deciding on the right wording for our mother's grave. Like you, we kept it simple...Read full comment
Posted in When we made Love