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An Extra Finger

A pen sits in the hand As an extra finger Twitching… An impatient gesture Waiting for a sign To write…release The aching mind! Thatcher Doran Advertisements

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A Vague Echo

Before sleep crept Upon the bed Moments before I surrender To the dark Words whispered in my ear Take up the pen…write Listen to the echo Inside the head Note its currency A subtle undertone The last message Of the … Continue reading

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No Invitation Needed

Some of the most interesting words Arrive…. while driving from the train station Here, without invitation like flies along a riverbank persistent…. no doubt with a purpose nibbling on the ears but I have no pen to hand nor scrap … Continue reading

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Alchemy of Chance

at that moment of doubt where is the message…? a symbol of hope that graffiti on the wall…. or that quoted poet…. where are the words! the alchemy of thought for me…. it’s travelling by train on a Sunday morning … Continue reading

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A Drop of Time

after the lunchtime bulge I sip my cappuccino sitting where I can’t be seen with pen and pad, eagerly I wait…. hoping words will gather overcome their apprehension and while I wait I ponder on the thought the recurring theme … Continue reading

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The Quill

early autumn heading home an evening sky in power blue an ocassional yawn  a casual sigh enormous clouds the colour of slate but in the corner  through the glass an installation a perfect cloud Of Shakespeare’s pen just waiting for ink … Continue reading

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The Poet and the Itch

the pen is made to scratch and the paper to acquiesce sustain the remark and the poet to follow the question mark perhaps to see? what faces define a life for gain or disadvantage to learn to refrain from judgement … Continue reading

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