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You never left me, I know. You’ve only set up home inside my dreams.

Friday, 10 February 2012 @09:50

"Where do people go when they die?
Somewhere down below or in the sky?
I can’t be sure, said Grandad, but it seems
They simply set up home inside our dreams"
(Jeanne Willis)
And you never left me, I know. You've only set up home inside my dreams.

Jeanne Willis writes stories for children. But these verses are taken from a poetry anthology for grown ups: "Staying alive", Bloodaxe Books.

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Lisa Corva

Yes, I write. Yes, I believe in the magic of words. That’s why you’ll find me here, every Friday: Lisa “globish”!

I believe in the magic of words, and I believe Piazza Unità in Trieste, where I was born, is the most romantic square in the world. (And yes, it’s in Italy, proudly facing the sea). I love roses in every form. And, of course, I do love my blog, expecially now that I can carry it around on my iPhone.