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Your story reminded me of my
Posted on Sun, 17 May 2020
Your story reminded me of my own dad who died of cancer, he too was a great book reader. The bit about shaving your dad, I've been there too, it's so strange to think we never really know a parent until we reach that age we remember them at. ...Read full comment
Posted in the old geezer
I agree with Di, you've
Posted on Fri, 01 May 2020
I agree with Di, you've captured that feeling of taking the time to think and care about others around. It's a much more caring and polite world we're living in at the moment. Like you say strangers are stopping to smile. There doesn't seem to be...Read full comment
Posted in Friendly Separation
I like how you write of
Posted on Wed, 08 Apr 2020
I like how you write of nature looking on the positive side. If we allow ourselves to just be rather than thinking too much, then life what ever the situation isn't all that bad. An optimistic poem indeed.
Hope you are keeping well Rachel...Read full comment
Posted in I Tell Myself This When I Am Afraid
Posted on Sun, 22 Mar 2020
you know when I was young I had a best friend named Gina, we were almost like twins and could read each others minds. I really do hope your friend gets better soon.
I like how in this poem you keep the faith of optimism...Read full comment
Posted in Deimos
What an adorable poem Penny,
Posted on Thu, 20 Feb 2020
What an adorable poem Penny, you've captured his essence perfectly. I'm so sorry to read Frankie has cancer, this must be an awfully sad time for you, but your poem is a great tribute to such a wonderful friend and I'm sure he knows how much you...Read full comment
Posted in To my Best Friend...(Frankie)
I could relate to your words
Posted on Sun, 26 Jan 2020
I could relate to your words in this poem. It's never a good idea to go back to old haunts because when you see the changes it's like breaking the dream and what you remember looses some of its sparkle.
I did once visit the street where...Read full comment
Posted in Memory and sacred places
Posted on Fri, 03 Jan 2020
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....Read full comment
Posted on Thu, 02 Jan 2020
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....Read full comment
Posted in Enablers for the special 10
Posted on Sun, 24 Nov 2019
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...Read full comment
Posted in Night River