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Those Hidden

I’m not sure if it’s this time of year but I find strange things in my pockets these days: sand, shells, odd bits of string … objects, like memories, seem to accumulate in odd places … THOSE HIDDEN secrets ripen … Continue reading

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On White Dunes

Remembrance Day, November 11th, is fast approaching. I’ve been reading my father’s poetry, and thinking of him. He died in Normandy, June 1944. His poems reveal how soldiers carry homes, families, their past, close to their hearts … ON WHITE … Continue reading

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From the Beach

We go for picnics on the beach quite regularly in the summer, love the slap of waves, the lift and dive of gulls, the distant quiet of boats sailing in the bay … FROM THE BEACH this is ocean, these … Continue reading

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Sandbox

Today we remember those who have died in war, and we long for a time when there is peace in our hearts, in our hands, in our world … Remembrance Day … SANDBOX let there be a time when darkness … Continue reading

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Without War

Next Tuesday is Remembrance Day. We remember those who died in war, those left behind, those scarred by war. And we long for a time when there is no more fighting … A A WITHOUT WAR                                         I long for a … Continue reading

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Sand Haiku

It’s almost the end of the season for sun and sand. Sand-castles. Sand in an hour-glass. Sand on the beach. Sand in the car. Sand in my socks … A A footprints                 … Continue reading

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Blown Poems

On Friday next week, Remembrance Day, we will remember those who died in war. My poems for this week and next are taken from my book ‘A Summer Father’ in which I remember my father who died in Normandy on … Continue reading

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