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Sometimes a place gives

Posted on Tue, 31 Jan 2017

Sometimes a place gives fabulous journeys to our internal psyche and your poem did for me, it gave me a clarity that's hard to articulate and that sense of being almost near-to-knowing the self, a temporal sensation that's never linear or pinned...

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Posted in Auchtertyre

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This is so attractive for its

Posted on Fri, 03 Feb 2017

This is so attractive for its plain speaking and also, each line is exceptionally tight despite that colloquial tone.

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Posted in Fissure

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Such a crock that scent and

Posted on Fri, 18 Nov 2016

Such a crock that scent and taste invoke a person (I used to eat things I hated to feel close to somebody!) but there's definitely something in the ceremony of opening their favourite bottle.

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I thought this was inventive

Posted on Thu, 17 Nov 2016

I thought this was inventive and beautiful, Catherine. It's rural and plump. I dont think kennings have to be easily identifiable, part of the historic interest was in the new sounds and what was gained in the process of deconstruction. You can...

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Posted in Ladenbox

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The coastal imagery combined

Posted on Thu, 17 Nov 2016

The coastal imagery combined with history and the fable are intriguing. A really well spun story so far and I hope there might be more.

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Posted in A Woman's Story at a Winter's Fire (2/2)

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It must be unspeakably

Posted on Wed, 16 Nov 2016

It must be unspeakably difficult. I think of you and Bee so often. The lioness metaphor is gorgeous, a stark contrast with the stilted climate of neglect in the final stanza. The voice of care and caution lives on.

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Posted in Invincible

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Test reply

Posted on Tue, 15 Nov 2016

Test reply

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Posted in A Fathers Advice.

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A valiant effort, Ed. I love

Posted on Thu, 10 Nov 2016

A valiant effort, Ed. I love leather cloth, cackle stones sea dust double you wig gods, it's rich and the rhythm is poetic. You can argue the toss over what stacks up as poetry for eternity, the piece is inventive and its cryptic elements engage...

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Posted in The Leather-Cloth Wars (Poetry Monthly)

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What a mythical treat. I

Posted on Mon, 07 Nov 2016

What a mythical treat. I adore the story of Boreas. Some delicate language, very escapist and seasonal now that cold's setting in.

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Posted in Winter Fantasia

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I have read and seen the film

Posted on Tue, 01 Nov 2016

I have read and seen the film. It's tricky to get my head round the slang but I think it's great that you have focused on something really quite complex to do and interpret a modern social slant on it. Well done.

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Posted in A videsat from Alex

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