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Gravity

Oh, do not let the sun fall in despair As desolation haunts our souls today Leaving us in darkness  cold and bare Can’t  some God or other make life fair? I bet they’re  angry , we no longer pray Oh, … Continue reading

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Until the birds fly higher in their song

I am engaged, the crystal is my eye An amethyst, a diamond ,how they ring The  ceremony happens when   I die The sunlight is refracted till I’m blind Until the birds fly higher in their song I am engaged, the … Continue reading

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Mary climbs a ladder

Mary was on a step ladder in the bathroom, spying on her husband Stan,through a hole in the wall.He had drilled this for spying on women sunbathing semi-nude in their private back gardens. Here he was climbing over the fence … Continue reading

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Dialogue

Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of a witness. Margaret Miller [ att]   A monologue needs friends  attuned and named If  alone, the endless thoughts would wind Like cotton wraps the reel,like life begins   Self … Continue reading

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Thus with this spirit,I my spirit wed

  As on this foreign shore I stand and stare Across the green and foaming tidal sea. I do not wonder whether life is fair Nor whether what’s to come is what should be . The hinterland is not a … Continue reading

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Requiem

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His human Cross

If God was murdered why should he help me? He hung, an abject figure ,on the Cross Some have labelled it a holy tree If God was murdered why should he help me? No-one can deny what all can see … Continue reading

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Anne Lamott’s writing tips

https://writingcooperative.com/anne-lamotts-top-13-writing-tips-7577eb5d5c24   8. Writing is fueled by hard work rather than innate talent. “I know some very great writers, writers you love who write beautifully and have made a great deal of money, and not one of them sits down routinely feeling wildly … Continue reading

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Living fire

Alone in  my small room ,end-state despair I wondered what to do ,go here or where? I tried the doctor and the priest  and then Knew there was no answer from   a man I saw in my mind’s eye a  … Continue reading

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Stan and Mary see a naked woman

After dinner Mary and Stan  often went for a longish walk.They liked to go to a road where the richer people  of Britain lived.,where there were some Georgian houses and one Tudor house. At dusk they would stroll by looking … Continue reading

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