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Lost Gardeners

There was such colour and bustle where now reflective calm. In the thunderbox room nearby the melon yard haunting echoes of silent voices once green fingers that pressed a trigger for King and country gently call from an early grave, … Continue reading

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Dēmokratía

Have you ever felt the mocking tone of those who disagree with common sense whose point of view bears truly little weight. To deny understanding. Socratic debate. For whom jocular bullying is their choice of stick to avoid a dialectic … Continue reading

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The Festival

In a field somewhere, full of stars, enchantment you could almost hug, cupped in hands, with sparkle and dust, you can carry it off in your pocket. It’s magic, so catch some you must. Catch a glimpse of follies too … Continue reading

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Last Year

(Same River, New Waters …) Last year passed me the golden glove You know, the one with a fist of iron. She wanted no more of it.    Nor I. Those glossy, glittering, glistening, shining products of a golden age … Continue reading

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Pine Cone

… in a world beleaguered by well healed negligence …
… your unconscious prayer for a better world … Continue reading

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Blackbird

Your red-rimmed, mystic, all-seeing eye that asks of us the question … why you’re first to rise, not we in time to hear your cry. A share of this full Earth is how, you feed your Spring-time pride. An earthworm … Continue reading

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Eva Joy

Mother Earth expected your arrival her hills and mountains tumbled into plains, but fault-lines held for your survival. She is made of you and you of her, atoms and molecules indistinguishable inside the organic life you share now the planets, … Continue reading

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The Great Divide

Crossing the great divide between the dark age and a brave new world, sailing from the safety of knowing your place into uncharted waters. In a deep and sickly swell, an ocean of uncertainty, struggling to recall the purpose of … Continue reading

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One of A Kind

Is she the last of a generation …? Continue reading

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Moon Child

Once in a while you exceed yourself. Are you blue, because we thought no more of you as the driving force for life on Earth or potency behind the waves of bitches and whelps giving us thrilling moments or contemplative … Continue reading

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