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impromptu response to a high court injunction against the CWU – a poem

Towards An Autocratic State (apropos the ruling against the CWU)     Greater love hath no judge than to lay down the law against the working man –   Thou shalt not interfere with the profiteers whom we have gifted … Continue reading

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Two Vintage Poems – freshly illustrated

THOUGHT – a poem from the 1960s, newly illustrated – Malcolm Evison   PRAYER – a poem from 1970, freshly illustrated  

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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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Revisiting Shepp – illustrated poem

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A Question of Balance

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Night Shifts

NIGHT SHIFTS Aimlessly walking through the quiet town, an echo painlessly affirms belonging. Night falls; the day disintegrates – all reference fails. I cannot wrap this world in meaning. Slowly it burns out the old images, the worn words, the … Continue reading

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and still – the dog walks me (first draft)

legs quivering, like a spluttering candle, I wondered if they would carry me down footpath and bridleways of Piper’s evening walk. I managed,just; then felt relieved to reach the portal of our shared abode. Exhaustion breaks me, the result not … Continue reading

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