Monthly Archives: July 2011

Midnight …

At the witching hour clouds blindfold the moon stealing the starlight with stealthy caress. Night has devoured the day, swallowing the sun- darkness has the power; dread and fear hold sway. On the grey horizon vulpine shadows slink menacing and … Continue reading

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Pebbles …

Pebbles on a beach polished by the sea yearning for the shore; returning on the tides a lost landscape each – from the deepest caves ancient rocks sea-spun in an ocean of brine, sculpted and smoothed in the tumbling waves; … Continue reading

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The mute mountain …

The mute mountain, lost in misty mysteriousness, speaks in colours of the morning to the late-lingering moon – insubstantial shades of grey swirl wispy words of warning ; for soon, beyond the topmost ridge, with the dawning of the day, … Continue reading

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Monet moments …

The sea swirls between granite rocks in currents of jade green – and whirls in Monet moments painting in the crystal light luminous strokes of turquoise, blue and aquamarine to merge and coalesce into a masterpiece of liquid art, no … Continue reading

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The beachcomber …

I followed footprints on deserted sand, one track at a time, to see where they might lead me along the high-tide line .. A phantom beachcomber walked ahead for me to follow where he led to see what ghostly treasures … Continue reading

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Interlude …

Sea mist lingers beyond the harbour walls muffling the mewing of the seagulls’ calls. The silvered sea a mirror to the blank canvas sky as with silent wing beats they glide by. An interlude of stillness for the restless sea: … Continue reading

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Time etched …

I looked upon the rooftops of the town from my eyrie of emptiness, a dormitory cell. I drew the tiles I saw beneath that windowed perch; each one an individual; set in a pattern that required painstaking exactitude to reproduce … Continue reading

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