Starfish Girl

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My stories have been read 74031 times and 28 of my stories have been cherry picked.
35 of my 791 comments have been voted Great Feedback with a total of 37 votes

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The Day

The sun rose, gradually lighting the sky, another day. The sparrows argued and shouted in the guttering, the blackbird had already announced the...
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A Bed of Wilted Spinach

Oven on, apron tied securely, all ingredients correctly laid out. In the kitchen, her domain. She looked around approvingly. The marble topped...
Cherry

A W(h)ine of Choice

It was their fault. If they hadn’t been so indulgent, wanting to please and showering me with love, then I wouldn’t have had to make this choice. Don...
Cherry

A Tree Falls in a Forest, Who Hears It?

A concept that has defeated philosophers down through the ages. Man and his place in the universe, are we the peak of existence or just the servants...
Cherry

Alter Ego

I blame him. Why didn't he see? Surely there were enough clues. At first, in the beginning, we were so close. Soul mates! What a ridiculous...

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35 of my comments have received 37 Great Feedback votes

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Lovely Tina.

Posted on Sat, 30 May 2015

Lovely Tina.

So much feeling packed into a small space.

Just before he died I bought my father a Yorkie bar, he never did eat it and it stopped in my mother's fridge for ages. Then one day she said you'd better eat it. I took it...

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Posted in Moving On

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This is really wondrous and

Posted on Wed, 11 Mar 2015

This is really wondrous and truly beautiful. I cannot pick which bits I like best. Should it be 'overhead a skylark..' Whatever the rest of the line makes me truly jealous, lovely. Eggnog sunlight , corrugated fields.

Your poem is as...

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Posted in The Myth of Narcissus

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'If I were a poet I'd find

Posted on Mon, 23 Feb 2015

'If I were a poet I'd find the words.' there you have it Tina, you are indeed a poet and a very good one.

So sad and full of loss, as always lovely images to savour.

Lindy

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Posted in Beaujolais Days

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This is so beautifully

Posted on Thu, 22 Jan 2015

This is so beautifully described and you make it come to life, except for the poor gull.

With the young you I was hoping that it was not really dead.

A nice thought provoking comment to end.

Lindy

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Posted in The lake and the seagull

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This builds up so well,

Posted on Tue, 28 Oct 2014

This builds up so well, skipping along with menace.

Lindy

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Posted in Malingee the Bush Ghost (I.P.)

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As always Tina you get down

Posted on Thu, 09 Oct 2014

As always Tina you get down to the very simple, 'a moth's kiss', 'phantom moons, 'sanguine dawns' and manage to produce something exquisitly complex and extremely moving.

Lovely.

Lindy

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Posted in Albatross

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Lovely, and full of love. You

Posted on Mon, 18 Aug 2014

Lovely, and full of love. You manage with few words to bring her to life for a moment.

When my mother died I used to phone the number, knowing there'd be no reply. We inherited her cockatiel, thinking we'd find him a good home, he stayed...

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Posted in Present Imperfect

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You have the knack of writing

Posted on Tue, 12 Aug 2014

You have the knack of writing about tragedies in your life without being mawkish.

Your choice of words and phrasing are very good.

'like a beacon at sea warning of rocks ahead' so descriptive, as is the last sentence.

Lindy...

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Posted in Breaking Up

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Tina,

Posted on Sat, 26 Jul 2014

Tina,

The ordinary, everyday life of young mothers culminating in tragedy. The comparison, and simplicity of the whole poem is wonderful.

Brought tears.

Take care

Lindy

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Posted in It All Came Out in the Wash

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Simply put but with such a

Posted on Thu, 26 Jun 2014

Simply put but with such a depth of feeling .Very difficult to 'take what comes'

Hope there is life on Mars for you and your mum.

Lindy

 

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Posted in Life on Mars

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