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TREASURE SHIP

The Treasure Ship returns to harbour.The wave disappears without a trace.Heureux qui, comme Ulysse,a fait un beau voyage. Happy the hero,who dies full of yearsunder the tumuluswith his sword. Happy the young manwho dies youngbeloved of the Gods.Happy, too, is … Continue reading

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APRIL

April was hot and dry. The red earth respondedby blowing as dust in the wind.The green earth respondedby smothering itself with flowers of a thousand colours. The Water Board respondedby banning hosepipesand promising to charge morefor redistributing the rain(if it … Continue reading

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LOVE THOU THE ROSE BUT LEAVE IT ON ITS STEM

How odd that humans choose to hide their sexwith clothes they have derived from plantsand so disguise them. And yet they cut from plants their sex(which they call flowers)and stick them in rose bowls and vases,put them on showand highly prize them! … Continue reading

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