one HELL of a mistake

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I know a hill.

I see it often

in my shamed memory


a bloodstained hill

where on high

at the top of a centre-piece cross

the mocking sign


Jesus of Nazareth the king of the Jews


the vision 

passed on by word of ancient mouths

visits my guilt on occasions

and reminds my soul


how very much

I must somehow go on trying

to kill that flower of regret

each time it decides to grow again.



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New Years dishonoured list ►


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Rose Casserley

Fri 5th Jan 2018 19:02

Hi P&S have gone a step further with your advice-J.J.-Suki
( and belated same to you)
Leon-Hannah-Ana Maria-and patrick

my thanks to you all.

Rose 💋

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Fri 5th Jan 2018 09:36

Rose, how the Judas Iscariot did I manage to overlook this knock-out piece? Thank Heaven (pun excluded) I came across it now.


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Patricia and Stefan Wilde

Tue 2nd Jan 2018 20:23

and like Jemima, we better leave out what would have been
H**y S***t! and or J***s!

real blow away stuff Rose and the title is brillsville!

(maybe a capital H on't second word?)

P&S xx

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Jemima Jones

Tue 2nd Jan 2018 16:40

I won't blaspheme Rose by using the three well-worn
well-known capitals followed by an exclamation mark but I will say this beautiful poem has blown my Christmas gifted socks off! including the aforementioned....! Thank you.Jemima.

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suki spangles

Tue 2nd Jan 2018 15:37

Happy New Year Rose!

Suki x

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