Category Archives: Love

A photograph…

Looking for photographs, I opened a folder on the computer. The first image I came across had me unexpectedly in tears. I have seen it hundreds of times and simply smiled, if a little wistfully. Yet this time, for some … Continue reading

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Losing the plot…

I sat and stared, listening to my mouth continuing about its business. With a curious, detached prescience, I was acutely aware that my words were about to run out. I needed his name. Needed to end my speech with it. … Continue reading

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Under the altar…

I am not even sure how we saw them hidden there in the shadows beneath the altar. I do know we would never have seen them had we not been looking at the unusual cross-fleury on the floor. The mosaic … Continue reading

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Guest author: Natalie Ducey – Transendence

Today, I’d love to share a  poem from The Heart’s Lullaby collection, Transcendence. The Heart’s Lullaby was published in July, 2017. It’s my second poetry collection. I discovered my passion for digital art and painting in the past year and love … Continue reading

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What if? Not a poem – by Jan Malique

Reblogged from strangegoingsonintheshed: Image: Barmouth, North Wales, Jan Malique What if I could bring back all that you’d forgotten? Will you smile then, run in fields of glory, be the child bathed in laughter? Piece by piece assemble the memories … Continue reading

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The quiet ones…

The computer decided to play the fool, doing unmentionable things with no provocation. I’d only just sorted the email that had blocked me from answering anything, even though it let me see all the emails piling up. And, to make … Continue reading

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The Grampire, Darth Vader and the Wicked Witch

O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us To see oursels as ithers see us! It wad frae mony a blunder free us, An’ foolish notion: What airs in dress an’ gait wad lea’e us, An’ ev’n devotion! Robert Burns: … Continue reading

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