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In my dream, I gave birth to a child

In my dream, I gave birth to a child The doctor said that   he would die quite soon My feelings overwhelming made me wild The Nazi doctor threw him on a pile I lay  there unmoving as I keened In … Continue reading

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So shadows, shades. penumbra lie unfound

Intent with purpose,  we  don’t see life whole We see the figure but ignore its ground We have one thought, to reach our  chosen goal This way of life destroys  our life and soul So shadows, shades. penumbra lie unfound … Continue reading

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No purpose, no desire

How can I judge you when I don’t know The river of your heart, it’s undertow Forgetting  the wide looking that we need Too attentive  to the goal sof speed I may   compare you to another friend And in comparison … Continue reading

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The ladder

I fear  to stand up  tall on this new earth One hand is on the ground,  my back is bent Shivering fear, excitement, what’s  this birth? I climbed , like Wittgenstein, a ladder’s worth Then threw the ladder down   as … Continue reading

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What comfort could I  bring  to the Unknown?

I have spent  a hundred nights alone No face to greet  me  when my dreams depart No comfort  from the warmness of your arm I  hear your key  but it’s a false alarm A tear runs down  my face  and … 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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This Titanic  can no more deceive

The United Kingdom  disintegrates  by day The Scots  are breaking off  at Hogmanay Northern Ireland  colonised,remote Will Ireland be united at a stroke? We will have a smaller house of cards Boris Johnson’s patience  brings rewards He will be  in … 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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The face  shaped by refinement of the heart

  The face  shaped by refinement of  the heart The love and  what we suffer   as we grow. Our features form a map, a place, a chart The face dispiays the   comeliness despite The hatred  overcome, accepted, taut The wind  … Continue reading

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