Monthly Archives: October 2011

The inward eye …

To trace a thought to its inception seemed a worthwhile task .. the mind had sown a seed that flowered. But how, I ask? I stared into that inward space to concentrate .. the trail is cold; perhaps I’m looking … Continue reading

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Footprints …

I followed footprints in the sand that, like my own, the sea would soon erase and took comfort from this allegory of life; the imprints of our days that so soon will leave no trace … yet other eyes will … Continue reading

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Echoes …

Great granite stones squat on the deserted shore; abandoned deities of an atavistic cult .. worshippers of sun and moon and of a natural law. The sculptress sea has smoothed and honed their features into grey obscurity. But the invocations … Continue reading

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The veiled moon …

The veiled moon sails on the purple seas of night trailing skeins of misty cloud like hints of Autumn in her wake .. an owl cries, passing on shadowed wings in stealthy flight as the moon gleams bronze on russet-tinted … Continue reading

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The first falling leaf ….

I caught the first of the falling leaves buffeted like a butterfly in the wind fluttering weak-winged to earth .. I held in my hand that messenger of time; Autumn is calling; summer is slipping away. Winter was written in … Continue reading

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Waves of sound …

I sought solace of the sea and in the sibilant surf I heard the ocean’s song. She sang of tempests and of stars, of sextants and lost mariners .. with threnodies of former years she sang of dolphins and of … Continue reading

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