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Nobody could see them in their dreams

After he had died I walked away My guts wrenched by the  grief ,the dark dismay No-one can explain the way it feels Nor how their world has  gone,become unreal The houses  looked like stage sets so obscene Nobody could … Continue reading

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What is gazing for?

To gaze is   but to love without desire To be as  satisfied as  with a  meal To burn  in joy in the eternal fire To  take, receive and hold  what we can’t steal To gaze is  but to lose our  … Continue reading

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I wanted  nothing, all was in its place

Gazing at the trees touched me with grace My eyes receptive ,mind so still and pure I wanted  nothing more, no list, no place Would I dare enjoy a human face To see the lines of suffering long endured? Gazing … Continue reading

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I want to sell  my   laughter on E bay

We called the  little tree a special name In the woods where we were wont to stay A nutmeg tree is rare like porcelain We loved its hanging branches blue and green If only it were  red it might be … Continue reading

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No words existed in its welcome hold

Struggling in the black of sinking sands As I heard of when a little child I gave up hope and let myself descend My garments as a mourner I did rend Death itself was shown me and beguiled Struggling in … Continue reading

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Will we hear the  waves swirl as we gasp?

We are walking  like small children  on the sands Sinking very slowly  as we go Our legs  get shorter as we cross the bay As the currents of the Kent  still outward flow Now our  feet   and legs have disappeared  … Continue reading

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When God came down, our spies soon had him nailed

We may know what’s right and still do wrong Greed and  envy run our inner world Like a crazed drunk bee we like to sting Even as the blackbird is in song The darkness of the heart will on it … Continue reading

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Poems of anxiety and uncertainty

Photo by Mike Flemming copyright https://www.poetryfoundation.org/collections/101584/poems-of-anxiety-and-uncertainty Extract: Poets are seekers and questioner They explore the unknown and help to give it shape. The insights and wisdom in the following poems below are hard-won; more often, it is simply the naming … Continue reading

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What time  is left, has Palestine grown roots?

Oh,Mandy’s   here displaying   her white boots She  sees disintegration,loss   and new despair Douglas-Hume  starts  wincing on my roof My eyes were open, dignified, aloof Edward Heath, man, give me my  bus fare! What time is right for  docketing the truth? … Continue reading

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We do not act,then love itself turns pale

Abba, I have come to you  for aid The threads of life untwist around my heart I  must catch them else I’ll fall apart I  a creature  grown from what you made, Abba, do you answer when we call? We … Continue reading

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