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(December,5th 1968 / Wells, Somerset, England, UK)

Velvet Paradise

There we played
Behind the rose bushes
At the beginning of time
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Written sometime 1986-1990. This one I guess is about the innocence of childhood, perhaps lost innocence too and escapism to a safe, comfortable place...a velvet paradise.

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  • Hazel Durham (8/15/2013 4:56:00 PM)

    You have evoked memories of childhood so beautifully with such superb lines! !

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  • Dave Walker (8/1/2013 7:19:00 AM)

    A great poem, like it.

  • Pradip Chattopadhyay (8/1/2013 6:36:00 AM)

    There we knew the trees would never be bare

    a beautiful poem, Sandford. I could sense its fragrance.

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