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Blueflags

Rating: 2.8
I stopped the car
to let the children down
where the streets end
in the sun
at the marsh edge
and the reeds begin
and there are small houses
facing the reeds
and the blue mist in the distance
with grapevine trellises
with grape clusters
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Ratnakar Mandlik 29 July 2019
" But blue flags are blossoming in the reeds" A beautiful melody and a children's song. Enjoyed reading.
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Susan Williams 27 March 2016
Dawn dearest, he can't keep it up- -he died in the 1960's. If he does keep it up, I believe I will flee screaming into the hills for Darryl or Rick or Mschonne! ! ! [Walking Dead cast] I am so accustomed to his poetry taking a bitter or unpleasant turn that I kept looking for the children to sink in a bog whilst fetching lovely flowers while daddy dearest watched from the car....
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Veronica S 21 December 2019
You must be confusing Williams with another poet. His work is not on the whole bitter or unpleasant.
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Veronica S 21 December 2019
You must be confusing Williams with another poet. His poetry is not particularly bitter.
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Dawn Fuzan 13 May 2014
Will This is a good poem, keep it up
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