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YES, I’M SURE IT IS VERMILLION!

Yes, I’m Sure It Is Vermillion … ~~~ I had spent at least an hour in this hot mustard, salad-sun While two small flies made circles around my sweaty head The August corn waving tall and tidy, a yellow sea, … Continue reading

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THE ARTIST

 THE artist           ..                 .. I am the artist   I am the window I am the camera   I am the cymbal I am the mother   I … Continue reading

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THE POET

   The Poet     Yes, the poet knows solitude The hard side of the wood The rough side and callow, the bare and the rawhide splintered, sore and fallow .. He knows silent winters Honest earth, bitten raw Hooded … Continue reading

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Letters of faith #2

On: Losing my possessions Is faith believing for what I don’t have or letting go of what I have already? Sometimes we fret and are anxious Sometimes dark clouds invade our minds and we worry What will happen if? What … Continue reading

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UNCOMFORTABLE TRUTH …

uncomfortable truth .. The uncomfortable truth is like watching a fly caught in a moment of constant reiteration. The fly moves and through flight and forward motion attempts to escape but is unable to, as its defined escape plan involves no … Continue reading

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PHILIP ROTH

Philip Roth Sometimes it happens. Sometimes I’m a writer and sometimes I’m a liar. You can’t pick up your life and live it for two hours and then put it down again. When Horowitz or Henry, Patrick or Marlow decide to … Continue reading

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INNOCENCE

Innocence They laughed at one I loved – The triangular hill that hung Under the Big Forth. They said That I was bounded by the whitethorn hedges Of the little farm and did not know the world. But I knew … Continue reading

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MY FATHER

One of Dad’s cars – An old gold Hillman Hunter Estate My Father My father seemed a grey, austere and complex man, though he was not humourless. He certainly could laugh and had what one might only describe as a … Continue reading

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LEAVING .. .

Introduction: I wrote this piece in 1990 to describe the feeling that everything is moving away from us, everything is in retreat. The ‘Expanding Universe’ or at least the theory of  ‘Blue Shift’ indicates that at least by stealth everything is in retreat. … Continue reading

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