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Rick Taylor

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  • 28 Dec 2013
    1

    ...and so this is Christmas

    ‘Is it me,’ she cries, ‘or the spirit of the tree,
    hanging from a frosted branch and smiling back

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  • 07 Dec 2013
    1

    Mandela: What Makes the Man?

    Across early days the burning winds blew,
    Brought up with custom ritual and taboo.
    Transcending

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  • 01 Dec 2013
    2

    A Marble Mantelpiece

    The hard intransigent surface
    Resolved itself to form
    In some primordial age
    Crystallizing

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  • 01 Dec 2013
    11

    Altered States

    Dry sand running through small fingers
    Breakers drumming and sea kelp that lingers
    Sea breeze

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