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From 'Iconic Rose'

Who killed King Rhythm?

From 'Sir Gawain and the Green Knight'

(in preparation)

The First Wonder of Pentecost


From 'Aurorielle'

Trefor in the ForestSir Robert's realmRobert's childrenEncounter

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From 'Portrait of the Artist as a Lone Tree'

To the first MuseBlue moonAllesley Old RoadThe last ladySelenium treesThe glittering prizeSpring came lateDesireFor a friendBeautifulPerfect reflectionJewelsRejected ringsHopeNight flowerIllusionsPainThe silly girl that loved meZion, ZionDistanceEndearmentLong distance loveAloneShadowlandsThe butterfly that would not landHopes and dreamsProverbsThe lawyerPlutonic planetsEleven dimensions of strangeThe editorThe Great DesertNew Year’s DayMother’s missionThe love of a daughterAlton TowersIn the parkThe family barristerNursery: no rhyme, no reasonFor Gillian, 29 monthsDivorceMotherDanielFarewellThe undiscovered countryFor Sion JenkinsChortlechopsThe dandelion dreamLostPuppetsBehind those eyesRemembering times repeatedThe first smile and the last goodbyeForgotten fathersBaby, what’s your name?Forgotten songsPoetrySareholeThe desire of ElberethOn last looking upon Tolkien’s ArdaFrom Dante’s “Vita nuova” part III -From Dante's 'Vita nuova' part VII -River fairyBy the poolThe fairy brideA fairy heartFairy across the seaThe dying fairyThe blackbird’s secret songMoonBubblesIn memory of a goldfishPhases of lifeBelle Dame of 2006Self absorptionForty years of UtopiaThe doorMagical HarryThe trial of justiceIllinois fantasy 2006Kinder Scout unkindFatal dreamsViv’s earSocietyBeast nature
NEW Peak lightning
NEW History
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NEW The online poet’s Christmas card
NEW The hockey mask
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NEW Umbilical link
NEW If I forget you
NEW A knight came riding
NEW Word dance
NEW Swept away
NEW Women
NEW Memories
NEW Haiku
NEW The gift
NEW Release
NEW Love as we know it
NEW For Megan
NEW On being self-referential
NEW A foreign garden
NEW Haiku quest
NEW Venus
NEW The garden in winter
NEW Assonance
NEW Love by I.M.
NEW For Ludwig, King of Bavaria (1845-1886)
NEW Elijah
NEW Heavenly splendour
NEW Waiting for Philadelphia
NEW Self reliance
Helen the PelicanSarah the CanaryBrian the LionHarold the PlatypusOsama the LlamaWally the WombatMittens the KittenMandy the PangolinFlo the Polar BearMyfanwy the SpanielWendy the PenguinLucy the MooseCharlie TardigradeThe Zebras
NEW Conception
NEW Crucifying the truth
NEW A message from Magdala
NEW Ichabod
NEW For Kevin and Michael
NEW Ynys Enlli
NEW The abandoned Father
NEW Prophecy
NEW Moscar Lodge
NEW The Elijah plan
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NEW Living pillars
NEW The day I ran away
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NEW Christ and the poor
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NEW Job – a sestina
NEW The dead queen
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From 'The Badger and the Mongoose'

Assonant Animals

Helen the PelicanSarah the CanaryBrian the LionHarold the PlatypusOsama the LlamaWally the WombatMittens the KittenMandy the PangolinFlo the Polar BearMyfanwy the SpanielWendy the PenguinLucy the MooseCharlie TardigradeThe Zebras

Professor Minsky

Why did the cat sit on the mat?The petThe Third Dog

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