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As merry a Christmas as we can make it

Well, Christmas in lockdown is looming and there's nothing we can do about it. I hope that whatever the year has brought you, there was some joy. For me I found the most joy in the last month, December. November I was shortlisted for the Hedgehog Poetry Dialect pamphlet competition, which was bittersweet to say the least. The months previous I had various poetry successes. But December brought me ...

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Solstice state of mind

Dissolved into the dark

Part of it all

At one

With winter

Everything has disappeared

Yet nothing

Is feared

For it's all the same

Not death

Nor riot

Just mind

At last


Now I let

The light

Back in

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Poetry VI


The day is to past, the time is to come.

Life would be ashore, kept below a dome.

Wind shall blow and howl, clouds will rise and pour.

Darkness's upon us, light's hidden from roar.


Nature, nature, she is strong and fair,

wild, crazy, she is a must to protect.

Rain drops over us, sun above the air,

quiet, shiny, a rainbow to collect.


Grass has go...

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House Of Harris

photo credit: Andy Arsham 

House Of Harris

The alliteration of your existence has voice in wind

You are s-o-n and s-u-n of light

You are soul brother soul nephew and child of the solstice

Your heritage points toward more shine

More bright eyed wisdom

Shine on young Harris your passage has been paid

By your parents and their parent and all the parents on planet

Earth and ...

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Walk Loosely To The Light

photo credit: AEI 

Walk Loosely To The Light

Biography and biology unfold and we

Find us bound in habit

Tied to identity


Their story



What turns us inside

What makes us crazy

Makes us remember


Walk loosely

A tall elegant griot advised

Let it hang

Push meaning

Fire is needed more than light

So orange l...

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