Tag Archives: love

For Wen…

* Whiter than the swan on a lake Whiter than the gull of the stream Whiter than snow on the high-peak. * Like a wave of the sea from ebb to flood Slender as the tall-birch, blowing… Of a shape … Continue reading

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Night Nurse…

Sniff, snuffle, wake up… open eyes…. yawn, stretch…. still dark… go back to sleep… ‘Ello, though… the two legs is moving… and she’s not s’pposed to! At least, not on her own… Where do you think you are going? Alert! … Continue reading

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A family of dogs

First posted on Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo, 2018 There have not always been dogs in my life, but there have always been dogs in my heart. All of them, except the setters, who were family and Echo, who was a … Continue reading

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A new review of Life Lines: Poems from a Reflection

A wonderful review of Life Lines… The themes in Life Lines by Sue Vincent are varied, accessible and remarkable in their ability to let you see things through her eyes. Commonplace topics such as a sunset, are described so perfectly … Continue reading

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Flowers, ice-cream and magic…

Apart from the simple act that I was still here to register it and groan, the day did not start well. Pain woke me… another one of those vicious circles where, if I get a good night’s sleep, I have … Continue reading

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The Small Dog Considers …

He’s bringing tea and coffee through, With toast and honey, biscuits too, To pick her up when she feels drained… And I thought I had got him trained! * I’m sort of glad, though, to be fair, ‘Cause, what with … Continue reading

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The Last Post?

This may be the final post that I get chance to write for the Silent Eye… that decision has been taken out of my hands. I spent much of last week in hospital, having, as many of you know, been … Continue reading

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Beheading the Rose ~ The Mystery of St Valentine

In a plastic bucket beside the counter sat a dozen roses, each one individually wrapped, slightly faded, but with their heads held firmly erect in the stiff plastic. Each one would doubtless be bought and, given their garage location, probably … Continue reading

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Caught #midnighthaiku

No heart remains unmoved Not the cold nor the cauldron Love ignites the flame * We burn or are burned Ageless spring or winter’s frost Caught in timeless dance * Higher emotions Captured in the mirrored heart Earthly reflection

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And then I dreamed…

I spent the night with friends… more socially distanced than any pandemic ruling could possibly require…. and I’m tired. I didn’t sleep as much as I would have liked and spent a lot of the night tossing and turning. That … Continue reading

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