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garlic

Click here to hear the poet read his words: garlic chopping onionscracking garlicthinking of the past I remember whenyou did these thingswhen you cookedbecause you enjoyed itand I was happybecause you did it so welleven a sandwichwas a gourmet delightand … Continue reading

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a tree

Click here to hear the poet read his words: a tree once there is a treein a field of verdant grassstanding tall and happywatching decades pass in the field are hosts of poppiesdelighting untold butterfliespollinating joyfullyno hint of tears or … Continue reading

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boats in pyjamas

Click here to hear the poet read his words: boats in pyjamas boats in pyjamasprepared for winter sleepuseless as promiseswe knew we couldn’t keep masts in pink petalsdancing in twilit skynatural and lovelyto my unconsoled eye trees now undressedshorn naked … Continue reading

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ghosts of love

Click here to hear the poet read his words: ghosts of love Hallowe’en is a night full of magicwhen candles in turnips shine bright in the darknervous folk fear spirits will venture forthbut the ghosts are only real in my … Continue reading

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Scottish Hallowe’en

Click here to hear the words read aloud: Hallowe’enaw Scotland’s scary myths and legendsfae Tam o Shanter tae Sawney Beancreep and slither yince mair fae the shadowseach year the nicht o Hallowe’en (interlude) nae bairn can contain their excitementas the … Continue reading

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mystery train

Click here to hear the poet read his words: mystery train you tell me I can sailon the Marie Celestealong the Milky Wayand scrawl my poemson Orion’s Beltif I just believein you you tell me I can rideon the mystery … Continue reading

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women are crazy

Click here to hear the poet read his words: women are crazy a wise man once told methat all women are crazyand when I raised an eyebrowhe shrugged and saidyou’ll see a friend saysthat ladies are differentfrom us mere menand … Continue reading

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loss

Click here to hear the poet read his words: loss while in Scotland this summereven on those nightswhen the dark heavenssparkled with the eyes of a thousand loversI could not locate Orion this left me strangely unsettledfor reasonsI still don’t … Continue reading

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yellow submarine

Click here to hear the poet read his words: Yellow Submarine I miss those lazy days at the beachlying on hot sandeating clementines and crunchy cacahouètes I miss your ridiculous shrieksas you encounter the first waveif the water is half … Continue reading

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life and love

Click here to hear the poet read his words: life and love it’s quite funny really when we first met I was smittenand pursued you and you liked methought I was interestingcharming foreign different and then it changedyou told me … Continue reading

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