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On a Glasgow wall I sprayed

an Abyssinian maid and a dulcimer

she played. The next night reading

Robbie Burns and Samuel Coleridge

I heard an exotic melody, I sprayed

the figure of Robbie Burns onto the wall

holding a rose beneath a red moon. He

stepped of the wall and asked me to spray

his wife, she failed to come to life until

Robbie sprayed the words of my love is like

a red red rose. I etched the effigy of Samuel

Coleridge onto the wall he stepped down-

demanded and directed me to create a rose

of intricate colour and texture-Coleridge

demanded I draw an albatross and that this

bird would be protected.

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eclipse- Although- I enjoy your poetry, I am often left wondering what to say... Not sure if you embody a certain imagist dream rationality or you skate on the cutting edge of rationality- The images are there- The structure is tight- but I leave feeling a ramble coming on- Hmmm...

 

Enjoyed!

 

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A nice blend of urban art and culture which tempts the reader to different planes of thought. Benjamin

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