Author Archives: Katherine

About Katherine

I like art, poetry,history, literature,cooking,doing nothing to music.And conversation

Is politeness false

Do we have a  more real self inside, Fully grown and  smart  without  cruel wiles? Is politeness false and not just kind? Unlike kittens we are not born blind Yet we have no language but our smiles Do we have … Continue reading

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On a poem by Sylvia Plath about her baby son

Posted on July 28, 2017by Katherine Photo by Mike Flemming 2017 copyright     https://www.poetryfoundation.org/articles/143643/sylvia-plath-nick-and-the-candlestick   “In “Nick and the Candlestick,” a woman walks through a dark house toward her sleeping infant, and this ordinary action becomes fused with a metaphoric descent … Continue reading

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Inward

My eyes look inward as I concentrate I’ve lost my glasses,camera and my mate When I forget to mourn,I lose  far more When I weep again,they are restored I am not present to the world of sense Attention will be … Continue reading

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Cured in hell

My doctor diagnosed me so well The pharmacist sent me to Hell The heat cured my joints Despite devilish taunts So we’re off for a weekend in Rhyl The doctor  has grown a new beard He looks more mature than … Continue reading

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Mary meets her neighbours

Sitting on the high backed sofa  in the large loungs of her new neighbours Tom and Edina,Mary sipped at the PG Tips tea she had been given in a pseudo-art deco mug Would you like  some cake,Mary? Edina asked her  … Continue reading

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Bless the continuous stutter

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Like children

We once rolled  like children down a slope We stopped the car to climb the grassy bank As if we were reliving some lost hope Ecstasy  is way  beyond my scope My mind is always veering to the  blanks We … Continue reading

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Green leaves

By Mike Flemming copyright 2020 Small rain in summer Pools on large green leaves, Makes all birds dumber Silently they weave. Wrens fly to and fro Nesting near the house. They know where to go With nestlings and spouse. Simple … Continue reading

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