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Samantha by Kevin Morris Available in the Kindle Store

My new book, Samantha tells the story of a young girl forced into sex slavery in the city of Liverpool. Can Samantha escape from the mental and physical abuse inflicted on her or will she end her life in the … Continue reading

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Recessional by Rudyard Kipling

Rudyard Kipling is quite correctly perceived as a poet who celebrated and actively supported the British Empire. This is undoubtedly the case, however as can be seen in his “Recessional” the picture of a jingoist is not a wholly accurate … Continue reading

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Autumnal by Ernest Christopher Dowson

Pale amber sunlight falls across The reddening October trees, That hardly sway before a breeze As soft as summer: summer’s loss Seems little, dear! on days like these. Let misty autumn be our part! The twilight of the year is … Continue reading

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T S Eliot the Wasteland

I’ve just listened to a first-rate reading of Eliot’s Wasteland which was broadcast, on BBC Radio 4 on Thursday 29 March. for the dramatisation (which is availible for six days, on the BBC’s I-Player visit http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01dvzg7). For a permanent text … Continue reading

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THE SOUND OF THE WIND

As I opened the door to the block of flats this morning the first sound which reached my ears was that of the breeze in the trees. As I sit here typing away I can still hear the wind as … Continue reading

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ON RETURNING BY PAUL ADRIAN

While looking through the latest Poetry Society Newsletter I came across a link to On Returning, a poem by Paul Adrian which won this year’s National Poetry Competition. The poet briefly and movingly reminds that we are all, in the … Continue reading

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LAUNCH OF NEW POETRY WEBSITE

Yesterday (3 July) I launched a site, favourite-poems.com which is, as the title suggests dedicated to sharing those poems which possess significance for me with the wider world (gosh that sounds pompous but you know what I mean)!   My … Continue reading

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