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She ain’t won no prizes yet

           There was a letter in Writing magazine, As it happens it ‘s an issue I’ve already seen. One,asked if it is true that poetry with rhymes Is not the fashion in our times. The academics … Continue reading

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Sacramental trees

 Maybe you didn’t know When you touched me so. Maybe you never knew What your words would do. I float across that space Where lovers once embraced And thus you bring torment To me to  whom  love you sent. When I close … Continue reading

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Were you not soldiers too,fighting for the right to breathe?

The protesting world cries out like a trumpet playing “The last post.” The eyes of the lost ask me to tell what is unspeakable, but I have nothing except to ask why bugles are not played for you at Remembrance … Continue reading

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Hands outstretched across the world

I can’t love you without loving the whole world too. I can’t open my heart unless everyone can be part. Wait for me. I’m not afraid. Wait for me. I may be delayed. I see you in my mind Smiling, … Continue reading

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Elegance lies bare

In summer time when sun do shine I’m happy on my own I gaze up through red maple leaves All transparent in the sun. But when winter comes I’m lonely Sitting here beside my fire. So I want a  winter … Continue reading

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The windhover

 A window is the wind’s eye. This article is by Carol Rumens Poem of the week: The Windhover by Gerard Manley Hopkins This time, Hopkins’s astonishing control of his wildly experimental form is as awe-inspiring as its subject matter A … Continue reading

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Acumen in verse

I never had acumen as such; I trusted in people too much An innocent   with a  heart Till  it bled from your dart. Now I’m cynical and hate  most  men from the start. Is acumen innate in anyone? If … Continue reading

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Love is simple,love is plain

Love is simple,love is plain. Will love ever come again? Life is joy and life is woe. Through its pains all humans go. Love enlightens and discloses Thoughts as sweet as summer roses. Take me back to Northern hills Where … Continue reading

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For dreams can work in harmony with will

I only began to write sonnets a few months ago.I was afraid to try as I imagined it was very hard,but eventually I wanted to try.I sometimes do find it difficult but I am enjoying it now.I was reading a … Continue reading

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From the News

Whatever evil  humankind may do, The sun will rise and shine  on  one and all. Mercy ,grace and love are spread  anew As apples ripen and the  sweet birds call. What is the mystery of the world we know; That … Continue reading

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