Author Archives: iambwotiamb

Adieu, adieu, adieu.

To you, and you and you. When I started writing this, my last official Doorway Writing Group blog, I was in the throes of moving and was surrounded by removal boxes and piles of bed linen and blankets. And I … Continue reading

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New Poems by J

Why do dogs bark? Perhaps they know something we humans don’t.   Minnie Outside the supermarket shoppers getting into their stride and I’m left with their legs outside and a whirl of trolley wheels.   Looking for a bargain? Look at … Continue reading

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It will come when it comes

It will come when it comes Winter is approaching and unless we can escape to the southern hemisphere for a few months we can’t avoid it; the colder weather, the rain and gales and short dreary days. For many people … Continue reading

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The Corporate Scourge Corporate control It’s devouring us Money over love Let’s fight this scourge Governments work for them Business interests Come before the state Let’s fight this scourge Most of humanity’s unaware Do they know or do they care … Continue reading

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More or less?

Last blog we featured J’s poem/lyric about the Arlingham Ferry, and, as suggested, J didn’t know if he had finished it. This (I find) is an eternal question regarding any written work, but poetry can be especially tantalising. It’s a … Continue reading

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From The Writing Group (yes, the Writing Group)

It has been a quiet but not unproductive season for the writing group. J’s a man of Gloucestershire and the history and topography of the county often occur in his writing. The ferry referenced in this lyric crossed the Severn … Continue reading

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The Writing Group: Big Re-Launch

The writing group: big re-launch at Doorway It feels about time although some people may be saying, ‘but why??’ After many months of deep silence surely it would be kinder to let it slip away, but no, the cry goes … Continue reading

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