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Jonathan Humble

Updated: Wed, 17 Jun 2020 09:48 pm

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Jonathan Humble teaches at a small rural school in Cumbria. His work has been published online and in print in a number of magazines and anthologies. A collection of his poetry (My Camel’s Name Is Brian) is available through TMB Books and Maytree Press are publishing a further collection (Fledge) July 31st 2020. See : )


How Bad It Is How bad it is when every note you play upon the keys sustains the void within the waiting soul; when it is accepted that this flow will not stop and bring an end to all these helpful faces; when your scent assaults my senses like a bludgeon and takes me to a day I want to bury; when an empty chest refuses to give way under the repeated blows of expectation and all experiences in time coalesce into a returning and enduring disappointment. How bad when the abiding thought is that at this point it could get no worse and then to be proved wrong and wrong and wrong.

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Tue 3rd Mar 2020 20:48

Welcome to the world of WOL Jonathan.

Breath and fresh air
breath and fresh air
so glad you wandered
meandered let your words flow here.

'Postcards From Beyond The Looking Glass' was like shouting down that rabbit hole and waiting for it to return...

The excitement reading this seemed like an eternity

Deep deep Joy.

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