jim hogg


jim hogg
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Never owned a horse; like catapults, bows and slings, and love a single slow violin... apples and monkey nuts lit up my mind when I was very hungry until about twenty years ago. The Sitka Spruce is an almost perfect life form in my view, but the resin is ridiculously sticky for such a fine tree. Think Looking Into You by Jackson Browne is one of the greatest songs ever. First heard Browne on the beach at Brighouse Bay in the spring of 76 thanks to Donald Clint and Micky Crossan (on the tape player in Micky's pick up truck) after they gave Eleanor and I a lift to the shore one sunny afternoon as we were walking out to the Doon near Kirkcudbright. The sun was fierce that year and almost ... more »

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  • Rookie - 63 Points John Raubenheimer (11/8/2011 1:28:00 AM)

    Nice to find you're still here Jim. Off to work but I'll be back for the pleasure of reading your poems. Looking forward to it.

  • Rookie Abhay Vignesh L (3/8/2011 8:35:00 AM)

    Read some of your poems.You have great aptitude for verse.Nurture it.Keep writing.

  • Rookie - 0 Points Thomas Courtney Iii (5/9/2009 12:32:00 AM)

    Awesome! A storm of language and imagery. I'm an instant fan. Fun, very fun!

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Best Poem of jim hogg

Bounded By Wings

Love is a dancing of very small things
Or river of madness without release -
A handful of moments bounded by wings

That carry us; an exquisite disease
We greedily suffer its blissful ache
Or river of madness without release

It's a serenade and the vows we break
In the heart of the storm, the pit of loss
We greedily suffer its blissful ache

And borne by love there's no gulf we can't cross
All that it brings seems especially true
In the heart of the storm, the pit of loss

An answering call that's suddenly through
Under our radar and under ...

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