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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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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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Take your love and in your arms enfold.

Did anyone believe blind rage expressed Could benefit the agent without harm? Did anyone read Freud and then digest? Feelings need the heat of blacksmith’s fires Held inside until they find their form An image worthy of our right desire … Continue reading

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No words

If we had no language,we’d be good No communication but by sense What devil conjured up the  demon word  Made our dealings complex and intense? No Tower of Babel, nothing but mud huts Caressing,kissing,kicking,  real contact Boxing,wrestling,killing the unjust No … 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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Like babies

Sunday dinner. roasted  spuds and meat Yorkshire puddings, gravy,pepper,salt These are what the English like to eat Though microwaves  may bring it to  a halt Roly poly,syrup sponge and cream Apple dumplings,marmalade on toast Men adore hot puddings gently steamed … 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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Awesome  now means  medium at best

Rubbish is  just something we don’t need Or something  not worth mending   we believe Where nonsense may be foolish talk or jest Or English humour at its lethal best There is no Judge, it’s people who decide Whether it is … Continue reading

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