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This is a poem written by an old pen pal of mine from 1995. I think his name was Chris, but cannot be sure as he always signed his letters with a C...

Proud Nation

Once willingly we wandered those barren lands with self determination, respecting Mother Earth, only deriving what was needed in Spring time of our...
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Cherry

Rhythm Of The Sioux

Part Two Dear diary...Summer of 1994 was filled with months of glorious sunshine. I was lucky enough not to be going out to work that year and so...
Cherry

An Unexpected Change

Dear diary...I can recall parts of the early 1990s like they were yesterday. It was the beginning of a change in another direction for me. I'd been...
Cherry

Woman In The Mirror

I gaze at parallel image smiling back at me, those sparkling eyes full of age old wisdom, we are like two separate entities though entirely whole,...
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581 of my comments have received 596 Great Feedback votes

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Hi onemorething,

Posted on Fri, 03 Jan 2020

Hi onemorething,

let me just first say I can't believe I missed this poem. You describe so well the abundance of beautiful wildlife that's disappearing before our very eyes. 

Your love of nature really shines through in your words....

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Posted in You can’t cling to something once it has gone.

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Hi Rhiannopn,

Posted on Thu, 02 Jan 2020

Hi Rhiannopn,

Is'nt the makeup of the human a wonderful creation? It's only when we really think about it...as in your poem, that we realize just how incredible it really is.

A poem with a lot of thought put in.

Jenny....

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Posted in Enablers for the special 10

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Hi onemorething,

Posted on Sun, 24 Nov 2019

Hi onemorething,

I've read this poem many times. It conjured up a picture of someone considering all the men she'd ever known in her life and reflecting on memories of being let down so many times. There's a sadness to reading it, and yet...

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Posted in Night River

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Much more afraid of the

Posted on Sun, 03 Nov 2019

Much more afraid of the living -

the dead have never frightened me.

And there are other silences of the heart

and grasps of ivies that in concealments

to break free from internal deaths and memorials,

those we...

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Posted in Graveyards

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I found your comment

Posted on Wed, 16 Oct 2019

I found your comment extremely important Jean. It's such a special feeling to know that these words touched you and being able to relate. I do hope you get to spend many happy moments with your grandson, he sounds like a special boy indeed....

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Posted in Rebirth

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What an amazing scene and

Posted on Wed, 16 Oct 2019

What an amazing scene and some lovely descriptions. The poem as a whole was full of exhilaration which I very much enjoyed reading.

Jenny.

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Posted in The Long Mynd, Shropshire (12/10/19)

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I just love that first stanza

Posted on Tue, 08 Oct 2019

I just love that first stanza and the comfort of making and eating homemade soup. Did you know that potatoes in soup are brilliant for the immune system? 

Anyway I found this poem very tasty.

Jenny.

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Posted in This October Brings Endings

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Great fun poem for the I P

Posted on Mon, 16 Sep 2019

Great fun poem for the I P Rhiannon. I'm sure a lot of very young children would love to hear this read to them.

Put a smile on my face. ...

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Posted in If I were …

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A great poem of awareness of

Posted on Sat, 07 Sep 2019

A great poem of awareness of what's going on around you. I like how you give it a certain rhythm too, could hear it being read aloud.

Jenny.

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Posted in Riverine reflection

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Hi onemorething,

Posted on Wed, 31 Jul 2019

Hi onemorething,

can't believe I missed this beauty of a poem. As you say the migration of these butterflies has left me stunned at just how many I've seen in our garden. Just walking down the path they seem to be all around, though I have...

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Posted in Painted Ladies

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