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Silence #tanka

Leaf and branch whisper Join in song with heartwood’s beat Ancient melody Earth’s memory held in trust Shared soul to soul in silence * For Colleen’s Poetry Prompt “Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows … Continue reading

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Heart to heart…

“I don’t get it,” said my son. “We’re an island… how can we be short of water?” I had been telling him about the shocking state of the Derwent Valley reservoirs. I have seen them very low before, but never … Continue reading

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A Sympathetic Ear by Geoffrey West

“So my wife smashed a bottle of wine over my head and told me she hated me and that she’d been having an affair with the milkman for two years,” said the man in the pub I’d only just met. … Continue reading

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Sleep therapy

I blame my son. And the dog. The one has kept me operating at full pelt for the past two weeks… the other isn’t well and needed cuddles. I was only supposed to be sitting down for ten minutes while … Continue reading

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