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Shades of Hemlock by Dorothy Strangelove

Shades of Hemlock
By Dorothy Strangelove

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Suitable only for mature readers. A collection of verse on many subjects, all of the poems bringing to mind shades of light, dark and many colours, a painting of emotions and the thoughts and feelings that inspire poetry.

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Sun comes in,
It warms as birds sing –
Here is peace made of timber
With a felt covered roof,
Where I can breathe and sigh
As again I can fly,
My thoughts singing clear
As the birds I have heard,
My ideas stretch to flight
On wings made of words.


Mirror shines, reflecting sun
Bare tree branches sway, awaiting leaves
Spring is young -
It took its first breath
On this day as golden sun
Broke through and the sky
Looked as if it had been cleaned;
Leaving no grimy sc...
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