12 Degrees & Skiving

what began as year-long challenge has become perpetual until further notice

An Epiphany

Yes, I’ll have what she’s having.
Yes to all of the above.
I’m reblogging this as I’ve felt it sharply and precisely, without knowing what angle to take on it – and which Jane has tackled with perfection.

Jane Dougherty Writes

Today I made a decision. Not of great moment to anybody else, but important to me. I have decided that there are many important things in life, and pimping a hypothetical author platform isn’t one of them. I thought that as I watched a glorious Purple Emperor choosing a suitable flower on the promenade next to the river.

©Rosenzweig (talk) ©Rosenzweig (talk)

Usually these are the moments when I find myself teasing out the words of a poem. Not this morning. My attention was drawn from the butterfly to a pirate emerging from the riverbank clutching a bouquet of buddleia spires. He collected his crutch from beneath the mulberry tree where he’d left it and came over to have a word. The flowers were for a lady friend who had been a musician until an accident left her right arm paralysed.
He’s a lively-eyed old gentleman pirate who can talk non-stop. We…

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This entry was posted on June 17, 2014 by in Poetry.
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