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The monk

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/ / Non-Fiction / 53 Comments on The monk / 86 words / /

The Town (1-9)

western script poetry ...
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/ / Non-Fiction, poetic / 10 Comments on The Town (1-9) / 1147 words / /

A Pastis Pastiche

My first work in a long time.  It's the product of good red wine and warm evening sunshine.   You really had to be there! ...
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/ / Non-Fiction / 4 Comments on A Pastis Pastiche / 96 words / /

Once seen …

An oldie, resurrected in this time of renewal ...   ...
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/ / Poetry / 22 Comments on Once seen … / 200 words / / UKA PICK!

A Life’s Story

A ray of hope ...
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/ / Opinion, Poetry / 10 Comments on A Life’s Story / 115 words / / UKA PICK!

The Butcher of Srebrenica

I attended a 21st memorial service three weeks ago for the victims of the massacres and spoke to survivors - their harrowing tales were unbelievably heart-wrenching. I reposted my angry song (accurate according to the survivors) about the nationalism that led to this and the inaction by the UN. Such a blood-stained monstrous creature He's the Butcher of Srebrenica He tips his hat at the hookless meat War widows walk on bleeding feet He swears ...
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Holy Night

haibun  ...
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/ / Non-Fiction, poetry / No Comments on Holy Night / 156 words / /

Bell Place in Twilight

A reflective poem of inner peace with thanks to St Julian of Norwich ...
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Elysian Fields

Ah, Love! could thou and I with Fate conspire To grasp this sorry Scheme of Things entire! Would not we shatter it to bits - and then Re-mould it nearer to the Heart's Desire! -- Omar Khayyam ...
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Requiem

My last post on old UKA ...
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/ / cycle of life, Poetry, poetry / 9 Comments on Requiem / 58 words / /

Last Days Of Summer

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/ / Non-Fiction / 2 Comments on Last Days Of Summer / 105 words / /

Discarded.

For the lost souls on our streets, homeless or otherwise ...
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/ / Poetry / 12 Comments on Discarded. / 71 words / /

The Measure of a Man

Disturbed by what is happening around me... I decided to post this piece written sometime ago ********************************** The measure of a man - my son Is not the length of his life span, Nor his career successes. The measure of a man - my son Is not just the quantum of fun, Or the size of his friends circle. The measure of a man - my son Is not winning the marathon But rather running ...
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/ / Non-Fiction / No Comments on The Measure of a Man / 127 words / /

my nursing experiences

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/ / Non-Fiction / No Comments on my nursing experiences / 8 words / /

The Journey Continues (the cancer diary)

For those that are interested, here it is. Life after Chemo, the next stage ...
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my nursing experiences continued……..

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Biding Time

/ / Non-Fiction / 11 Comments on Biding Time / 73 words / /

Metaphor

The original of this story has apparently disappeared ...
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/ / Non-Fiction / 4 Comments on Metaphor / 385 words / /