Daily Archives: April 5, 2011

On writing …

On writing …… A clear page, unlined, pristine. A page like a day unlived; A blank page inviting interaction. Taking a pen in my hand like a talisman. Distilling A thought to its essence; the attraction. Words sieved through the … Continue reading

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Rainbow …

Rainbow .. arc of light, beauty refracted in the blackened sky; rainbow shine as bright as hope in the darkness of my soul’s night .. re-enact a promise kept disperse the tears that sorrow wept … .

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Stone …

I have touched stone as cold as stone; sculpted effigies upon the tomb, elegant in stillness. I have touched a dry-stone wall wet with the rain of November that defied that simile born of sepulchral gloom. For in winter sleet … Continue reading

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Frost …

Overnight the artist has etched in ice the form and veins of leaves; a sight more welcome to me now than the green vibrancy of spring. At  this, the dying of the year, in the cold and in the dark … Continue reading

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Plato …

‘At the touch of love everyone becomes a poet’ Plato knew a thing or two of that there is no dispute ; who would disagree with such an observation .. from this man of great repute ? Who has not … Continue reading

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On the beach …

The end of land in the anonymity of sand, the beginning in the Miró blue sea; the brightness of sun, the whiteness of cloud are blurring the lines to infinity … beauty is tangible but cannot be held; the mystery … Continue reading

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The Upland …

Icy tracks lead  me on ; low clouds claim the horizon, the winter sky a tentative blue .. though I shiver in snow flurries and my hands begin to freeze, my heart is warmed as, side by side, I walk … Continue reading

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Silent song …

The moon hangs low in the eastern sky beside the brightest star .. Oh, the night is cold, my love, and you are far .. The moon hangs low in the eastern sky beside the brightest star Oh, the night … Continue reading

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The Christmas Present …

A holy child is sleeping; born beneath an eastern star ; the promised one, the saviour, The Messiah. No silken canopies enfold this royal cradle; no rich accoutrements adorn His birthplace – in this lowly stable where he lies – … Continue reading

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