Daily Archives: April 8, 2011

There is a silence …

There is a silence in the hypnotic hush; the languid lull of a wave receding. A space of time emptied of thought soundless as a distant gull. There is a moment when Poseidon stills the restless heart of the vagrant … Continue reading

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Such a night of stars …

Beneath the icy moon and sharp-edged stars of winter, I stood shivering: and knew the meaning of alone. Frozen shards of grass beneath my feet icicles of exile in my bones. Such a night of stars; coldly quivering in brittle … Continue reading

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In a country church …

White lilies in waxy-petalled sprays redolent of mourning and of wreaths, flank the altar of a country church at dusk, imbuing the chill and mildewed air with a deep and honeyed  scent, vanilla’d musk. In fading light, the low sun … Continue reading

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Of a nightmare …

Into the vortices of the surreal I fell. Tumbling in a whirlpool of fragmented memory and unimagined fears: spinning in the centrifuge of dreams, to the substrata of the soul where nightmares dwell. In the nether world of the unconscious … Continue reading

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Of a dream …

In that half-world between reality and waking dreams, I walked in the lost landscapes of my mind. I reached a path which led me to the waters of a mountain stream, ice-cold and crystalline; flowing like the hours of life … Continue reading

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