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· Between the Cracks

· A Monumental Journey - first edition cover

· Beyond Understanding

· The Underground River

· In Search of the First Tribe

· NEW THIRD EDITION available now

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· a reluctant letter (because I care)

· deaf and blind...

· seagulls and angels...

· Instead of...

· Is your literary work being exploited?

· an aging man still searching...

· trusting others...

· your boneyard...

· Without imitating self...

· Withdrawn...

· that morning along the mezzanine...

· a season of singing...

· Christmas (hope)

· mismatched envelopes...

· descent down a dark hole (laughing)

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  when th’ jobby hits th’ fan ...
by richard lloyd cederberg
Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Rated "PG13" by the Author.

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A poem that bubbled up while reading Robert Lewis Stevenson’s
novel ‘Catriona’, the sequel to ‘Kidnapped’

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Aye … tis true ,
a misst ye sae muckle lass, truly,
an’ I’ve watched ye from afar, always
where briny mist broods ower the peaty soil
covered with heather and bracken and moss, dancin’
where the cliffs moan and whistle with the seaward winds,
Its whaur the King dreams the dreams and sighs…
But don't tell the others mind ye,
cuz them storms dae come
in all manner a ways
shriekin’ hell,
and they try to ruin the dream,
and they try to steal the hearts longin’s,
And ah thought a hunder times plus me-self:
“can I gie ye a haund to protect ye my love,
or can ye gies a haund to warm me heart?”
But when it truly comes to askin’ ya
ah got tongue-tied and faa on me
face like a bloody fool -
Ah dunnae kin what’s wrang wi’ me -
But I love ye lass, and
We’ll prevail at all costs,
with few fears to push aside,
and nae mair discord to heal,
the frightful past nae strove for,
an’ our future atween us assured
cause there's no other way for us lass,
Standin’ strang against storms
and the bloody naysayers,
and all the sour pickles;
It’s how we’ll survive
When th’ jobby hits th’ fan

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Reviewed by Morgan Merriweather 3/10/2011
this is so great!
Reviewed by Sheila Roy 2/21/2011
A pleasure to read, Richard. Love and hugs,
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 2/19/2011
Absolutely brilliant!
Reviewed by Liana Margiva 2/19/2011
Reviewed by Ronald Hull 2/18/2011
You've got the vernacular and the emotion down to a tee. Transports me back to another time and place.

Reviewed by Connie Faust 2/17/2011
Wouldn't I love to hear you read this masterpiece....Aye!
Your creativity and craftsmanship is enviable.
Reviewed by John Flanagan 2/17/2011
Ay lad, you be on top a this.
Richly creative and original, Richard, right in every way, in each line and thought.
I love it!

Reviewed by C. McGovern-Bowen 2/17/2011
Richly expressed, heartfelt beauty herein, Richard.
Masterfully scribed.
Be Well,
Reviewed by D Johnson 2/17/2011
You fished well at the stream of creativity and caught a big one. Well done!

Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 2/17/2011
Oh my..this is wonderful writing dear man..well done indeed...stay safe and well..Hugsss
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 2/16/2011
This is just so much fun! You have transformed his fear to openness in such an endearing way.
Reviewed by Peter Schlosser (Reader) 2/16/2011
as they say, we cannot seek protection from the storm, but protection in the storm. i can hear the voice in my head jumping off the page, great use of diction in this one. truly fun, unique and solid messaging.
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 2/16/2011
This is great, Richard. RLS would be proud of you.
I admire and envy your talent in the mastery of the
language. -gene.
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 2/16/2011
What a unique and wonderful poem Richard. Patrick
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart 2/16/2011
Aye and doona be lettin them bloody naysayers be stealin tha dream. LOVE this poem.

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Between the Cracks

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NEW THIRD EDITION available now

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In Search of the First Tribe

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The Underground River

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Beyond Understanding

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A Monumental Journey - first edition cover

  1. Life and a Love
  2. Australian storm
  3. Water Baby
  4. in honor of
  5. Learning Experence
  6. Free Spirit
  7. For Emily
  8. I'm So Happy
  9. Love It or Leave It !
  10. Blue Morpho
  11. I Wish I Could Tell You...
  12. His Queen
  13. courage
  14. Contemplation
  15. My Scars
  16. Your Own Nuclear Power
  17. Woodsmoke and Possibility....
  18. Morning Thoughts
  19. Repairing the Damage
  20. Traveler's Lament

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