Category Archives: health

A BODY FEELS – first hasty draft

A BODY FEELS (THE HEAT)   Each footstep jolts the ankle, knee and hip provokes a frank response to the humid heat   Today the weariness extends its reach beyond the old familiar aches and pains   Almost as if … Continue reading

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A Write to Overcome! *

    A WRITE TO OVERCOME! *     An all encompassing hollow ache resonates with nauseating discomfort; both mind and body scream aloud, enforcing tears upon an erstwhile stoic frame.   No knowledge can determine whether these tears, yelled … Continue reading

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When I Could – a poem

When I Could (apropos ME)*   when I could I often did   at very least I tried   now I cannot it crucifies    my past life truly died      Malcolm Evison 31 January 2018 * Myalgic Encephalomyelitis – … Continue reading

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Proprietary Rites

PROPRIETARY RITES   These aches, these cruel crucifying pains do not belong to me – today they own me, clamping my lower limbs in their psychotic embrace. Through throbbing knees and tiresome aching hips they pour out scorn on all … Continue reading

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For These Small Mercies (we proffer thanks)

For These Small Mercies (we proffer thanks)   Today, so far at least, is one of gentle shattered-ness; welcome relief from yesterday’s griping pain and aches. An ever present undertow, of generalized discomfort, still leaves the space for a richly … Continue reading

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dis-ease is everywhere – illustrated poem

this poem is straight off the press – one of those rare occasions when the words gave themselves in a relatively short space of time. Expressing my current state of discomfort and dis-ease in some ways enables me to cope … Continue reading

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in the moment

my faithful hound displays that ease of being in the moment – eyes closed and lips aligned into a smile suggesting ecstasy – composure as in a state of bliss – it thrills yet fills me brim full of envy … Continue reading

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