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Poetry from Aline Whitaker

Here’s a delightful, uplifting poem from our regular contributor Aline Whitaker… Tilly’s Plight    Tilly hadn’t expected to find …       A frog in her knickers, really,          Not nice! Slimy –             Truly...

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Poetry from Aline Whitaker

Firelight Fire, intensely bright, flaring up into the dark velvety night, Sparks flying, flames leaping, twisting, cavorting, grinning. Staring into the heart of a community’s warmth, Gazing into the hot embers, Seeing faces, shadows...

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Poetry from Aline Whittaker

Silence Sacrifice, solitude, Isolation, loneliness, Desperation, Deep cave within, Velvety darkness, Resounding, ringing, singing, sounding, Fathoming,  Bedrock of being, Releasing, Flowing, letting go, Movement, change, transformation, Yearning for connection. Shared common ground, Compassionate understanding,...

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Poetry from Helen Grant

The Whole Night her grey muzzle glimmered like a beacon in the flickers of street light, my plump but not obese dog, possessed by a fear she had never felt before. All of me...

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Poetry from Aline Whitaker

Escape Flight of fantasy, iridescent wings, Fluttering, fanning out, Floating high on warm azure blue currents, Gracefully dipping, twirling and clipping soft fluffy clouds, Delighted and suspended, Joyously spreading out on coastal breezes. Warm...

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Poetry from Aline Whitaker

Two thoughtful poems from ALINE WHITAKER… ASH WEDNESDAY MEDITATION    17/2/21 Holy Spirit, Split me in twain, Down to my spine, Like shelling a green pod of sweet peas, A lifetime’s faithful kindnesses, Exposing pink...

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Poetry from Alan Martin

FIFTY METRE NEWS Highly transmissable, this blight of homely airs that leaks from my radio, on the hour, every hour, if I am not lightning fast; the dreadful news in morbid repitition. Gloom enumerated,...

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Poetry: ‘Tis the Season

By Alan Martin Surprised, yet again, by autumnal torpor,  and, intent on understanding, I settle to observing rain, and the consequent habits of snails, and the number of blackbirds that take to my lawn, with...