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Jabbok

in slant and dappled light two kingdoms meet the running border of the river struggles with itself………stones smoothed………by wild water……..tumbling oblivious to the fall of chieftains the shift of power the shuffling of wealth are nothing here beyond sweet light … Continue reading

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Biodegradable

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Toddler Group – Incarnation

she is storytelling the glory of God in gold annunciation   threads spinning from the messenger shining round and through the frightened girl   which settles to a nub of joy beneath her beating heart   she tells of journey … Continue reading

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Big in the 80’s

I didn’t know until today that Bombus Terrestris was the buff-tailed bumble bee, but I like the thumping heft of it and the drawn out hiss. I will say it often, find ways to Latin drop. I will chant it … Continue reading

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In a name

I read it in a book      bubble&squeak they ate it                   I wanted it   how could you not want bubble on your tongue         to chew squeak   my mother gave me a look and gravy on Sunday veg         fried up … Continue reading

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Via Sheffield

Three blokes on the over-crowded train are teasing the woman in the sober coat who’s taken the fourth seat at their table. When it’s tickets please they grin and stack their pile of lager cans in front of her. She … Continue reading

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That Moment

there are stars in him and suns everything that shines from metal in the mountainside to the yellow scales of small bright fish shines in him now all this overflowing light every raindrop in this cloud is rainbow, mirror, lantern, … Continue reading

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Conversation by the lych gate

Peter touches on the spirit of the place the light the space …………………….the cube of air held in these pale stones …………………..grey and lavender it’s good here ……………………………I’ve lived in places that looked fine but felt nasty ……………………………one place in … Continue reading

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Inconsequential events in Sidmouth

because I was not wearing my glasses I thought it said the proper way to eat a frog because I was not wearing my glasses the coins slipped into a not slot     and rolled and rolled and there was … Continue reading

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