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I have 1071 stories published in 5 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 1510288 times and 326 of my stories have been cherry picked.
1189 of my 15,323 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 1238 votes

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Timeless Wonder

A walk along the Ridgeway and up to Barbury Castle in Wiltshire. In fields of wheat a promise growing, waiting quietly etched on landscape between...

Timanfaya Volcanic National Park

Dear diary...a poem about the volcano we visited in Lanzarote, during a holiday in July 1987. Once quaking; red hot lava gushing, flames rising...
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Honeysuckle On The Breeze

Bring summer flamboyance untamed merging, not a dance between air's trembling touch; but yellow and cream gathering in June, delighted to climb and...
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In The Stillness Of Late Years

Dear diary...a poem remembering day trip along coastal path while on a single parent holiday retreat in Devon. June 1985. Struck by father time, as...
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When We Were Young

This is an attempt at a poem about being eight in 1962, the last summer before moving onto pastures new. Childhood roads were many like the traces of...

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1189 of my comments have received 1238 Great Feedback votes

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A poingnant poem in the

Posted on Wed, 16 Apr 2014

A poingnant poem in the beginning...but hope at the end of the tunnel.

I thought you delivered a great read,  that shows its possible to get through most things;  if you just hold out for another day.

Jenny.

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Posted in Trauma

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I love how you look at this

Posted on Fri, 03 Dec 2021

I love how you look at this tree Rachel, how it's solitary and snarled into being, of tor and wayside are wicken for spindles, blossom for bees bread. But bare, frostlit with starlit. You describe something quite mysterious and magical about this...

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Posted in Rowan

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Wonderful poem Richard,

Posted on Thu, 02 Dec 2021

Wonderful poem Richard, conveying November's journey creating new cycle of life from the fallen.

Jenny.   

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Posted in November's Pleasure

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I like how you've given the

Posted on Thu, 02 Dec 2021

I like how you've given the shapes and colours of leaves sound, like musical notes of nature. I've never heard of the gall wasp before, so you've taught me something new with this poem Rachel. Will certainly look up this intriguing wasp.

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Posted in Oak Apple

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Hi Jean,

Posted on Wed, 01 Dec 2021

Hi Jean,

I thought it was a shame that Mary Seacole didn't get the recognition Miss Nightingale recieved in a life of devotion to so many sick and injured, especially on the front line.

Her service certainly made up for that though...

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Posted in Maria and the Bellasis Family 15

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I do love silver birch trees

Posted on Wed, 01 Dec 2021

I do love silver birch trees Rachel. Planted two not far from where I live.many years ago.

I love the lines:-

but a silver birch will twist 

itself into a witch's knot,

into paper fairies,

all peel and broom,...

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Posted in Silver Birch

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Hi Paul,

Posted on Wed, 01 Dec 2021

Hi Paul,

I'm so glad you've written a poem for national tree week. What a wonderful way to describe the pines beauty and majesty as in that second stanza. You took my breath away with all the different creatures that depend on this amazing...

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Posted in Lonesome Pines

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When life and times were hard

Posted on Tue, 30 Nov 2021

When life and times were hard these kids had to be tough to survive. You always manage to catch their turmoil, and fighting spirit so well Jack.

Jenny.

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Posted in Twosies or Threesies

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I think Trevor said it all.

Posted on Tue, 30 Nov 2021

I think Trevor said it all. How inspiring.

Jenny.

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Posted in Apple

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A stunning poem Rachel.

Posted on Mon, 29 Nov 2021

A stunning poem Rachel.

Jenny.

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Posted in Welig for Paul (marandina)

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