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August Rain

Silent three-one-one, gliding East tonight in rain.Fall, hard August rain.Soaked, smiling, you…See More
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009: AMANDA

 My friend Amanda wrote today,her young son, Alfredo, ran away,to join the brothers in the cause,to…See More
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Posted by Simon Nail Hrebicek on August 19, 2014 at 4:00 0 Comments

Can you hear that pitty noise???

It could be his freezing voice...

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My head just want to blow up once,

and the presure will make my…

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109: SAKHALIN INCIDENT REVISITED

Posted by Dermott Ryder on July 20, 2014 at 18:00 0 Comments

 In the early hours of September 1, 1983, Major Gennady Osipovich in a Su-15 missile equipped jet fighter of the Soviet air force took off from Dolinsk-Sokol Airfield on the island of Sakhalin to fly into history and into infamy and to intercept an unidentified aircraft that had penetrated Soviet air space. His unnamed partner was flying a MiG 23.

 

The unidentified aircraft was a KAL South Korean airline Boeing 747 – 200B flight KE007 from New York to Seoul via…

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August Rain

Started by Lee Wilde in Member Poetry. Last reply by Dermott Ryder on Wednesday. 1 Reply

Silent three-one-one, gliding East tonight in rain.Fall, hard August rain.Soaked, smiling, you stood.Gentle glance, as if we could halt the winter rain.…Continue

Tags: poetry, poem, winter, rain, wilde

009: AMANDA

Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry on Wednesday. 0 Replies

 My friend Amanda wrote today,her young son, Alfredo, ran away,to join the brothers in the cause,to fight against oppressive laws. Blessed by the priest of San Miguel,he carried a gun at the Angeles bell.To the jungle green he slipped away,in the…Continue

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008: AUTUMN IN HYDE PARK

Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry on Monday. 0 Replies

Hyde Park, waiting for a friend,on a cool, late autumn afternoon.The park is teeming with activity.An unkempt itinerant evangelistharangues the bemused walkers. "Face the eternity of the damned,"he boomed, "or repent, be saved.”His pamphlets…Continue

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007-104: ENCHANTED STUDIO REVISITED

Started by Dermott Ryder in Member Poetry Aug 15. 0 Replies

I wrote the much shorter original version of ‘Enchanted Studio’ in Paris some years ago. Over the intervening years it has grown, became more focused and, of course, more and more self-revealing. The first post second millennium reading, at…Continue

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