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Remembrance Day – Poem: glorious men not glorious dead

Tweet Remembrance Day Etched in unforgiving stone The Glorious Dead implacable stands alone washed in rain and bitter tears blood red poppies do not atone across the bitter years the sadness and the loss As each November nears we mourn our honoured dead with military pomp and facile prayers power privilege and marching bands through […]

Sea Glass – Poem: modest, etched by the world, and beautiful

TweetSea Glass A scrap of glass wave rolled salt etched opaqued by time ground down by the gravity of life Plain unpretty treasure Beer drunk brown unbanked green or common white clarity lost in priceless time Yet you are precious treasured a child’s memories hidden in a secret life locked drawer with other cherished things […]