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Sunlit Still

In response to the sepia photograph prompt at The Mag which was a new find for me in 2012 – now taking a bit of a break – this ekphrastic poem: 46 more words

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James Edmondson and Polly Robinson 1799 Marriage

Know all men by these presents that we James Edmondson and John Bland are held and firmly bound unto his Excellency the Governor of Kentucky in the sum of fifty pounds current money to the payment of which well and truly to be made to the said governor and his successors, we bind ourselves, our heirs and jointly and severally, firmly, by these presents sealed with our seals and dated this 30th day of January 1799.  190 more words

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Dance With Me?

‘Dance with me?’

When Dad was embarrassed, he whistled,
a tootling flootling whoot;
three notes,
always the same, breath gently pushed
through pursed lips, eyes to heaven. 50 more words

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