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The Infinite Wild Ever

In this place of rest There is a gentle peace Of very still repose That goes on and on Embraced by clay And covered in bark Witnessed by birds And hares And frogs And growing trees And Scottish sun That … Continue reading

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Three Hares

When nature watches We are truly seen As by three hares Chasing each other Through unmarked graves Coming to a stop To look At two figures Standing like trees Perhaps so rooted In naked grief That hares had to look … Continue reading

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Fresh Baby (for Simon aged 6 weeks)

Fresh, newly minted baby Cradled in your mother’s arms Spend your life wisely Run up a huge debt of gratitude Enjoy the spendthrift sunshine And the unaccountable wind That will blow through the creek Of your life Count pebbles and … Continue reading

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Salmon in Concrete

This symbol of health and freedom Drawn, carved and moulded In some man made strata Then embedded in grey concrete Harsh as unkind words From beautiful lips Be careful not to miss the point: The ecosystem that gave rise to … Continue reading

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