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891 of my 14,444 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 925 votes

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Timely Leisure Spent With You

Dear diary I feel so small today, like Alice down the rabbit hole inhaling atmosphere, seizing handfuls of earth as I shrink, where ant mounds are...

We Are Stars

When stars sing their last song Elevated to a higher reality, Laced patterned threads sequin night; Five points once cloistered...now Gripped by...

Silent Lament

Moments linger shielded from eyes, yet going forward madness becoming like footprints fading into night, maybe observed beneath ridge of troubled...
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Big Belly Oak

Driving passed the Big Belly Oak on the edge of Savernake forest, between Marlborough and Hungerford, I couldn't help being inspired to write another...

Drifting On The Muse

Showery and cool the day, yet behind closed doors I weave a web of memories, that dance and quiver to unforgettable tunes lifting my spirit, brimming...
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891 of my comments have received 925 Great Feedback votes

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This is a wonderful piece of

Posted on Thu, 14 Jan 2021

This is a wonderful piece of writing Paul, you've captured so much of the colourful traditions and also the realities too. I admire you for not sitting around moping, but actually using this time to travel to India and discover the way of life...

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Posted in The Haunted Fort of Bhangarh

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What an adorable poem

Posted on Thu, 31 Dec 2020

What an adorable poem Rhiannon, bought back some of my own happy memories. smiley...

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Posted in Toddler opening presents

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Hi Hilary, long time no hear,

Posted on Thu, 03 Dec 2020

Hi Hilary, long time no hear, hope you are keeping well.

Winter is a time I love so much, but like you say for many it's a time of rest and that includes the imagination.

I really hope we all continue to be inspired and are able to...

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Posted in Waiting For The Thaw

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Ah! You've written a poem

Posted on Tue, 10 Nov 2020

Ah! You've written a poem about the beloved oak tree, there's no tree that can top the oak as far as I'm concerned. I even named our house Oakly Villa.

They are truely ancient, mythical and inspiring. Definitely a caring tree at heart....

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Posted in Oak

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I can only feel sadnes for

Posted on Fri, 30 Oct 2020

I can only feel sadnes for the elm. such beautiful trees, then to be afflicted with the disease. Growing up as a child we had woods at the bottom of our garden and two elm trees stood proudly right outside our back gate, till the dreaded dutch...

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Posted in Dutch Elm Disease

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How amazing you caught these

Posted on Wed, 12 Aug 2020

How amazing you caught these spectacular photos in such great detail too, Your poem shows exactly how excited you must have been to see such a spectacal, a momentous poem indeed.

Jenny.

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Posted in Film in the night sky

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Hi insert,

Posted on Fri, 07 Aug 2020

Hi insert,

like many other writers and readers out there, I don't know where I'd be without abc tales. For me it's been an addiction from the moment I joined in 2010 and has always felt like one big family that comes and goes over time. I...

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Posted in Needing Hugs

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What a loving thoughtful lady

Posted on Mon, 20 Jul 2020

What a loving thoughtful lady your mum was Penny.  Your poem shows that there is good in the world.

Jenny.

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Posted in "Anna's Blanket"

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This is gorgeous Penny. I too

Posted on Wed, 08 Jul 2020

This is gorgeous Penny. I too am a night person, though I do not have the distractions of the day like you do. It's just me and my partner in our old age, but the night time inspires, as I can see it does for you. Being able to let go and just be...

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Posted in Random thoughts...

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I don't think this is cheesy

Posted on Mon, 06 Jul 2020

I don't think this is cheesy at all. I went for a walk up on the ridge way and can completely understand how inspired you would be, it really shows in this beautiful poem. The gentle movement comes across of being part of the peace of nature,...

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Posted in Wind in Trees by Water

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