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SONNETS FROM THE PORTUGUESE – XLI

I thank you all, who have loved me so right with your hearts entwined in mine. Thank-you each, who have remained: in her voices-view when my prison-walls appeared so tight;

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FINDING LOVES TRUTH

Inhabiting the hopeful daze of tomorrows dreams Provides the nourishment to want, the passion to change, ……………………..the willingness to love.

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ECHOES OF MEMORY

“To speak the truth, I think that people ought to be upset, …; I think that life is so important and, in its workings, so upsetting that nobody should be spared.” J.R. Ackerley to Stephen Spender – 1955 When the … Continue reading

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SONNETS XVI: LOVE AND ART

Of course as with all writers who pen with ink .        There is high and the low and a mediocre style, .        In marble imagining too comes the rich or vile, .        Which only later I came to with my … Continue reading

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SLEEPWALKING-NIGHTS: ON WAKING DAYS – FIRST NIGHT

So goodbye, to you, it is a world of beauty, With cool rivers and groves of green! At the time of our parting, feelings relented, With our fresh thoughts also falling ill, I admitted, that you were beautiful, And we … Continue reading

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