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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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Restless Night – illustrated poem

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    RESTLESS     shattered but even so muscle mind and bloated intestines resist   the urge to sleep each yawn stifled by fear   of what new ailment will inhabit this aching hulk of flesh skin and bones … Continue reading

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SHATTERED he rails exhaustedly against the unrelenting night – shattered by restlessness he groans a welcome to a new daybreak prays that it’s not an uninvited dream – still rails against the unrelenting night then collapses into sleep                             … Continue reading

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