Category Archives: reflections

What is nonsense in the modern age?

To write nonsense one   must think it first Then translate thought into a  little verse But what is nonsense in the modern age? The more I hear, the more I feel enraged. Yet Lewis Carrol made a lot of notes … Continue reading

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O wounded heart

O wounded heart,I cannot heal your pain I shall bear it  as it still  remains But why should I forgive  the one who broke My tender  heart, my love and all I wrote/ The pride of men, the  anger soon … 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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We see what we expect

We are not false and neither are we true. We’re not propositions,I’m not you We have our different selves which are displayed In our manner  and in what we say To the teacher we may be polite To a shy … Continue reading

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Mary meets her neighbours

Sitting on the high backed,v Ercol sofa  in the large sitting room of her new neighbours Tom and Edina, Mary sipped at the PG Tips tea she had been given in a pseudo-art deco mug.The tea tasted pseudo as well! … Continue reading

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The things you can practise

You cannot practise dying, though we want to do it well We don’t want to appear foolish when we might  be in hell We can practise smiling and opening the door Unless like me you’re crippled and you’re feeling  very … Continue reading

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Singing silence

I  love the  singing silence as I muse Listening to the silence  brings delight Deep within  the silence are the cues Everything from classic to the blues Make  my  better sentences take flight I delight in silence as I muse … Continue reading

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In a tilted glass

The kaleidescope is  shaken,something moves Like the height of water in a tilted glass The beast approaches shuffling off its groove By poetry we cannot ever prove We hope for Evocation  like the Mass The kaleidescope is  shaken,something moves We … Continue reading

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Shall I my life of evil start?

  Photo by Mike Flemming 2020.Copyright   When true love’s gone and doom hangs over head When life runs like a river to the sea Then shall I take new lovers to my bed? And with their carnal touch consoled … Continue reading

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Reason by its nature is not Art

Reason by its nature has no heart No soul,no body,faceless  but for eyes Feelings are made outlaws. love departs The schizoid self, the broken appetite The failure to acknowledge our own lies Reason by its nature has no heart Where … Continue reading

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The storm

The rain  has hit on my windows   with great force Like the horns of bulls  toss bloody matadors The Spanish rites acquaint us with  our lacks For in the end we by a horse are dragged The bull is strong … Continue reading

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Come with me

Come with me,I know a secret path From Windermere  Train Station to the lake We’ll run down  through the trees and   the lush grass Coloured boats are sailing,see them pass And there is a ferry we might take Come with … Continue reading

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