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Rob Carson
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carlisle
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Posted - 15/06/2017 :  18:29:18  Show Profile Send Rob Carson a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Powerful use of contrast -juxtaposing of extremes. The reaching for the possibly unattainable perfection while acknowledging that the challenge might never be met. Extending ourselves towards something more is what being human is all about. As I've just been to see The Lost City of Z, about the exploration of Amazonia 'failed', it seemed pretty apposite...
With a clarity of expression which was very affecting, poignantly beautiful...

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Posted - 16/06/2017 :  14:45:39  Show Profile  Visit janhedger's Homepage  Send janhedger an AOL message Send janhedger a Private Message  Reply with Quote
http://www.forcespoetry.com/poemdetails.asp?ID=5217

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We cannot stop, because if a single one of these men were taken and shot, that would be our fault - Edith Cavell
http://www.janscreativewriting.co.uk/ -updated Aug 17 - with new poems/photo's - video interviews - see PowerPoint slide shows, audio files & my books.
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