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FRAGILE

Much as at the point when suddenly rain stops,             or wind abates,                         or cloud obscures the sun, there is a moment just between              breathe in and breathe     out                          when shock stops the spin and hum of … Continue reading

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ARS MORIENDI

At the moment of her death         she saw the curtain fidget                 around a hint of starlight. At the moment of his death         he heard … Continue reading

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LOVE SONG TOO LATE

LOVE SONG TOO LATE was written some years ago after a particularly vivid dream of love lost many years earlier. Subsequently I took the poem’s narrative and wrote it up as a song. Co-writer Steve Moorby put it to music … Continue reading

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PHLEBOTOMY

PHLEBOTOMY As I drive home my blood is talking to the man. My salts and spices are telling my story to a stranger. Confession in absentia. Unremarkable, that chapel with its scattered single pews. Then the curly-headed priest in white, … Continue reading

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THE FAMOUS FLOWER

THE FAMOUS FLOWER OF SERVING MEN by MARTIN CARTHY This is one huge post so I’ll kick off with the simple stuff. Immediately above is Martin Carthy singing a song called The Famous Flower of Serving Men. Please give it a … Continue reading

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