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A Piscine Ploy – illustrated poem

A PISCINE PLOY #poetry #IllustratedPoem painting & poem by Malcolm Evison from 2006 – freshly formatted image 020918 Advertisements

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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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Dogged Squalls

    Dogged Squalls (Draft 12)   more puddles than hardcore form the canines bridleway – the howling gales chill breath fails to dispel the moisture sated clouds – unbridled lashings of rain perturbs the hounds and angers their human … Continue reading

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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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