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A Tale of Two Libraries

“There is no love without loss.” When I walked into the British Library, or, later that same day, the Poetry Library, I wasn’t thinking of my sister, who’s a medical librarian. I wasn’t even thinking of my late mother, who … 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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On the House

Part 1 of some Sunday fiction for you, from my alternative version of Doncaster “You’re a right arrogant cuss, Gary Sanders, coming in ‘ere, throwing your money about like there’s no tomorrow,” the landlord said. “Which there may not be, … Continue reading

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Finger Mouse, Albert the Bear, & the Angel Men

Some fiction for your inner child Finger Mouse was bored. That was partly because he wasn’t really Finger Mouse, but a bit of pink felt which Sarah’s gran had stitched together, when Sarah was five. The little girl loved Finger … Continue reading

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Like Shakespeare to Horses: a Poetic Blog

I’m not going to talk about the referendum any more, save to say I’m very glad I’d arranged to walk the “Ted Hughes Trail” with author Linda Jones on Friday. The exercise, scenery, and company helped divert, and relax me. … Continue reading

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