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Jean Aked

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  • 02 Jan 2016
    11

    January

    January, bleak and dark,
    The coldest of them all;
    Your mantel is a cloak of white,
    The New Year

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  • 13 Feb 2015

    Love

    It isn't something you can grasp,
    It's something that you feel,
    Overwhelming, all embracing,
    That

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  • 13 Jan 2015
    23

    Ravaged By Time

    Ravaged by time the tree in splendour stands,
    Old and gnarled yet still a thing of beauty.
    Oh that

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  • 07 Dec 2014
    22

    A Friendly Troll

    A troll has moved into my garden,
    He loiters by the old oak tree;
    I stare out of the window at

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  • 25 Nov 2014

    Pomegranate Kiss Haiku

    Deep red and luscious,
    sweetness with the touch of tongue;
    a pomegranate kiss.

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  • 30 Oct 2014
    11

    Halloween

    Witches on broomsticks are flying tonight,
    It’s All Hallows’ Eve and the devil is nigh;
    Children

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