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Ode to an Autumn Leaf

It is time to let go I have been clinging on For too long The desperation of hanging on Is released Gone Only gravity controls my destiny And I relax my grip

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Serendipity

I struggle with contemporary war poetry. It either seems like imagined images from a distance, or trite nonsense. Jack Henry, the American Poet, has written the best contemporary war poem I have read for some time: a short Vietnamese lady … Continue reading

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The Last Witch Draft

This is a rough, and not for public consumption The Last Witch Screenplay It was as if the child had been launched by a giant catapult, tumbling slowly mid-air, a blur of flailing arms, legs and clothes. Jaws dropped, hands … Continue reading

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Poems 2021

Upon seeing a matryoshka doll On Arbat Street At the back of the shop It was tight to twist  vaguely fragile Perhaps her name was Svetlana Wearing the dust as an extra layer Each sharp turn revealing a hidden frame. Each cadaver was … Continue reading

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