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The Final Painting – Lee Harwood

The white cloud passed over the landthere is sea always round the landthe sky is blue always above the cloudthe cloud in the blue continues to move– nothing is limited by the canvas or frame –the white cloud can be … Continue reading

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Depression – Amy Louise Kerswell

Oh, horrid ways of emotions. All actions tried are of no use. All actions acted are useless. No matter the action it is all in vain. I can’t go anywhere Running is useless and of no point. I can’t go … Continue reading

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She Sung Of Love – Thomas Moore

She sung of Love, while o’er her lyre  The rosy rays of evening fell,  As if to feed with their soft fire  The soul within that trembling shell.  The same rich light hung o’er her cheek,  And play’d around those … Continue reading

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Winter Poem – Laurie Lee

Tonight the wind gnaws with teeth of glass The jackdaw shivers in caged branches of iron The stars have talons There is hunger in the mouth of vole and badger Silver agonies of breath in the nostril of the fox … Continue reading

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Poem – Why Does It Happen To Me

Why does it happen to me What’s that on your….. Face you’ve got white all round, Your mouth said the RAC guy, Looking in the rear view mirror, Oh no it’s toothpaste said I. What’s that in your…. Hair it’s … Continue reading

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County Guy – Sir Walter Scott

Ah! County Guy, the hour is nigh, The sun has left the lea, The orange flower perfumes the bower, The breeze is on the sea. The lark his lay who thrill’d all day Sits hush’d his partner nigh: Breeze, bird, … Continue reading

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Nursing Home Blues – Angelo Ventresco

Oh how I miss those walks in the park, where birds would sing and dogs did bark. Nuts for the pigeons and some for the squiriels, swan boats dfift by leaving watery swirls. Happy laughter of children floated by as … Continue reading

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