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A very well attended event to launch Bernard Pearson’s latest novel ‘In Red Blood’ took place on 18th November 2022 The Willow Gallery, 56 Willow Street, Oswestry, SY11 1AD Thank you for all who dropped by to listen to readings from Bernard’s new book which were followed by a very interesting, and at times humorous, […]

On Never Seeing a Blue Whale

Blue Whale

If the fetch of death Should come before I see you neighbour, Breaching in the pacific vast, Forgive me, for in my Book of Wonders I once read that a man Could stand upright In the tunnel of your veins. If only we had not stood straight at all Then the best of nature would […]

Manor Farm, Gotherington

The walls stooped Under the weight of age. Windows frowned From gables Out towards Wicked, old, Cleeve hill. At the front, a cote, Devoid of dove and egg, Stood sentry and I, a child Inside its bell, Hushed by such anatomy, Wondering at The innards of the past. In one barn, an old Gig, crippled […]

Bangor on Dee Churchyard

Between the riverAnd the remainsI watch as my wife and son Do the grave chores,Remove the recidivist,weeds pressing their suitAround the marble,On the headstoneOf my much loved mother. At first I weave aboutAs if in a minefieldNot knowing where to put my feetBut then I am aware of a cropOf ancestors in their great, stone […]