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Suspended Indefinitely

A man in a cafe A voyeur in the corner Life at the tip of his pen Time Suspended indefinitely The immortality of words   Thatcher Doran

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A Reminder

Life is about seeking out The possible Reality is a reminder You haven’t found it…yet   Thatcher Doran

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In the Skin of Life

Poetry is the splinter In the skin of life You may not even Notice It… But you’ll feel better Once it’s out!   Thatcher Doran  

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See the Road Ahead…

See the road ahead The flat, the dip Those narrow bits The whispering hedgerow On either side Or the city path…hear The echo of missing Footsteps Between avenues of brick Or tree See the life ahead You might…you think Could … Continue reading

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Relentless

Sitting in the shadow of the sun By the window of the cafe Silently bearing witness To the enigma that is life The variety of lives Unknown to me… Intrigued by the absence Of sound Where the visual is deceiving … Continue reading

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For Things that Went Amiss

Strange How odd, that buildings And spaces in-between Brews a lament For things that went amiss For people no longer here And, unable to return In a fissure of a moment Or in the melody of a prayer There is … Continue reading

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There’s Another Thought….

it doesn’t matter how many times i write a poem or catch a thought trying to escape it will never explain life…. as I sit on the patio listening to the thunder drinking black coffee from a white china cup … Continue reading

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Yet, Time is Regular

Reading Larkin on the train suspicious of life but, afraid of death This metal beast sliders through the landscape Cow and sheep mowing grass Mouth to ground Indifferent to familiar sounds Noise Filters through naked trees While horses wear overcoats … Continue reading

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The Power Broker

it struck me this sunday afternoon dash early evening daylight fading while nursing a cappuccino and blueberry muffin how youth is a tantalising lie full of empty promise a taste of immortality then, a whiff, a sniff but, nothing substantial … Continue reading

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Blue Triangle

She sits like a triangle At the corner of Aston Quay Only her blonde hair Visible The rest is blue Her head low Chin to chest Subservient As the bus turns the corner Her profile suggests Not eighteen yet Three … Continue reading

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