Tag Archives: Kate Bush

Struggling Up That Hill: Anger, Bipolar, & Me

Warnings for: the usual really – whinging, swearing, self pity “If I only could / I’d make a deal with God …” – Kate Bush Today’s song is, of course, this one. Lately, I’ve been absent from this blog, due … Continue reading

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Leaves Like Shoppers – a Poetic Blog

“All the tree knew was that it thrilled with life” – Edgar Lee Masters, Spoon River Anthology The picture above was taken earlier today. I happened to be taking photos of the garden when Al – aka the Cat Who … Continue reading

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Cat Tray v Blue Sky

“Put your hand over the side of the boat / What do you feel?” Kate Bush, “The Coral Room” Warnings: Grief, cat tray as metaphor, & potentially graphic descriptions of feline behaviour. Unlike Kate, I can’t hear my mother singing. … Continue reading

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Like the Green Bay Tree

“It is good, and not evil, which flourishes like the green bay tree.” – Unknown This is about the town of Doncaster, some overdue apologies, and a good man named Colin, who died last week. About the right to mourn, … Continue reading

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Choosing the Blackbird

“This is the song of summer…” – from Aerial, by Kate Bush Long before I heard the song, I associated your cheery “chirrup” with dawn, and twilight, and warmth. The kitchen door open, to let in the fresher air. The … Continue reading

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