Monthly Archives: March 2021

O’ CAROL .. .

O’ CAROL I AM BUT A FOOL (the 1st kiss) .. Her name was Carol, of curly hair, a most happy disposition I am sure I had kissed other girls, even before the age of seven Gill who had a … Continue reading

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SKETCH OF HOMEY COTTAGE .. .   .. .. A white stripe daubed across, broken up from left eye to right there is the cottage . The subject, a lemon cheesecakewith a loganberry three-corner hat . Like a coulé sauce … Continue reading

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    Catfish Leaping .. .   I was standing on the hillbilly side watching and wonderingHow’d they get them black boys up, the sun was setting?I wonder what they did or why they hanging so grotesqueThem trees, a black … Continue reading

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THIS BRITAIN .. . . I woke one day in that awful season pulling wallpaper from the drabbest wall I heard the cuckoo in my head, that sound I had come to dread and larks ascending Descending, on an unmade … Continue reading

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