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July Time

Honey-suckle, dog-rose and scabious recline In mind, with meadow-sweet, hare-bell, marjoram Evoking deep, ancient Summers which entwine With this sensual moment of the great I am!   Here in May, Stitch-wort, wild strawberry Wood-sorrel and anemone, shone among colours Of … Continue reading

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The Source

My muse, you are where all life lives The future’s source You are the gauge to test all knowledge Font of experience Long years we were alien to you In narcissistic histories Now, contrite I stoop to you For all … Continue reading

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Song caught by the grave of Christina Rossetti

Let’s join the caravan from here to there From fantasy to earth my friend Feel sun on your face and wind in your hair Let sensual truth ascend   Where is the place our families belong? It touches our feet … Continue reading

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Song Four – A Folk Song

Dear all, being too frail to walk, it’s hard to compose. To compose, we need the rhythm of walking and freedom to declaim (loudly). Ah well, let this be first draught. As I rode out to plough, one morning Voices … Continue reading

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Song Three – Boogaloo Water

Standin’ by the water doin’ the boogaloo dance Time came rolling in – we didn’t stand a chance Water’s standin’ over – my heart and my place Time came rollin’ in playin’ the boogaloo base.   Do the boogaloo yahoo … Continue reading

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This Morning’s Song

A Carol (dancing song)   Sweet Mother Nature, give me room to stand As people once looked back at lost Doggerland   Sweet Mother nature how much can I bring? What size is the plot to let small birds sing? … Continue reading

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A Tentative and Rather Diffident Post

Dear Friends, My life has been paused by a an embarrassingly-large, cancerous kidney tumour. This morning, I thought – what if I attempt to write a song a day? This is this morning’s song plucked from an hour of my … Continue reading

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The Cess Pit – now in three parts (Please ignore the last two posts)

I am certain that Sir Keir Starmer has had his audience with Rupert Murdoch and that terms have been set for a Labour victory at the next election. I think that the bargain means the abandonment of Labour’s commitment on … Continue reading

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The Cess Pit, Part Two

Evacuation of the cess pit and a vast re-gathering on common ground, seems to me the last and only resort, to avoid human extinction – and also that of just about every species with whom we’ve evolved throughout the benign … Continue reading

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The Cess Pit

I am certain that Keir Starmer has had his audience with Rupert Murdoch and that terms have been set for a Labour victory at the next election. I think that the bargain means the abandonment of Labour’s commitment on climate … Continue reading

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