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Some shelled shore

Walking to the bus stop from our door We fell into a subtle harmony  Like little children   dawdling  on the shore No haste, no chiding, wanting nothing more Like swimming in a balmy pale blue sea Or walking to the … Continue reading

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Quivering in the meadows of the heart

We saw the cows at Easter freed from barn We were on a hill beside our lane   They were running in the meadow’s  fresh green charm Renting a small cottage on a farm Dorset  has its literary fame We saw … Continue reading

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The unthought known

by Katherine There is a very strange concept now in psychoanalysis called ” the unthought known”, I think it refers to something in the patient which they experienced and so know but they had not then learned words ,so if it was … Continue reading

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The churchbells shuddered

When God came down , the rivers overflowed Great trees were floating ,angled and exposed The houses broke up like a loaf to crumbs The hearts of humans  trembled  till they hummed The winds deceived, the gusts unmeasured stung The … Continue reading

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Your sacred smile

Embraced entire , your sacred smile held me Until we both were one deep in our souls As still as a white dove held tenderly For a little time so warm and free As if your smile contained me, made … Continue reading

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When you’re lonely

Mary was feeling lonely on Sunday so she decided to go to the Urgent Care Centre in a cab.There were not  many people there but enough to give her  2 hours  in the Waiting Room.Having signed in ,by claiming to … Continue reading

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Happiness was like a golden shawl

The pebbled beach  on which we walked at dawn The sun was dancing  singing  stone to stone The sea was pale as silk and gently ran The tide was coming in, the day began Why is my memory so deficient … Continue reading

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No defeat

Letting go of all my self defence As if I might touch all of you at once I opened up my body to the winds And covered you  by lying skin to skin In the cradle of my  being held … Continue reading

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The astral body

Tenderly I held him  took him in As though we touched each other skin to skin Dying is what everyone must do Even when it splits the Me from You What we took for granted  every day Had its end … Continue reading

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The labour and the  hurt that life will cure

I found a pair of knickers on the chair They must be mine,oh dear, that is bizarre I did not take them off,I am quite sure They make the entire room seem quite impure Yet why are knickers   thought to  … Continue reading

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Fortunately, he cannot bite

I dream  at nights of my old friends My husband and his loving hands I dream of all the cats we  had Alfred who slept on  the bed He laid his head upon my foot As I wrote  a poem … Continue reading

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The more we hide

More defences make us feel more pain As if by building walls we  make more real The  fantasies  we’ve formed in our own brain The murderers and the thieves all know our name They  watch our door to enter and … Continue reading

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