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On forgetting we are using metaphors and other fascinating thoughts

he most obvious confusion between metaphor and reality is when society labels emotional/interpersonal problems/divergence from norms of society as mental illnesses Continue reading

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My mind unfocussed

How like a dream this world appears to me My mind unfocussed spreads itself about.. No details, just an outline I can see. And vagueness dimly fills me up with doubt. The early sun made joy rise in my heart … Continue reading

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The dark blue skirt has flown and I am all alone

The skirt that I wore,that I wore,that I wore The dark blue skirt that I ,I I wore,wore wore. I wore no hat The skirt that I wore to your, your, your  funeral service Your funeral,the skirt I wore…that day,that … Continue reading

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The killer instinct

Sometimes we get struck by lightning and sometimes we are attacked by a human being.But beware.I have a good friend, a woman,who looks quite slight.A man attempted to assault her some years back.What did  she do?She nearly strangled him… and … Continue reading

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Willingness to live our given lives

I wrote this poem a few months ago but although it has attracted many readers I’ve never been quite contented with it so I have tried to change the parts that seemed not quite right to me. The pathways to … Continue reading

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I cannot find your face

When you are far, so far away, The longest night, The shortest winter day, will be places where I might die. The heart’s interior no-one else Can view. When you are lost, I cannot find your face… Its outline on … Continue reading

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Having to collect mail with underpaid postage; it is from a Charity.

On Monday I got a card through the door saying someone had underpaid postage so their letter was not delivered.I  managed to get down to the sorting office today.It was from Friends of the Earth.So I refused to pay £1.54 … Continue reading

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Sometimes there is a moment

Sometimes there’s a moment in life when you know something is utterly wrong, that your life as you have known it might become something other,something alien.This happened to me in late February 2014 when I took my husband to buy … Continue reading

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Not alive

This tree has died but in my memory and in this photograph it remains a vivid presence As do you,my lost one

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Precious treasure

The brightness of this sweet spring light, The songs of birds whose brood take flight. I love to take these earthly pleasures, To fill my mind with precious treasure. The conversations with my friends, The closeness only death will end, … Continue reading

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