Monthly Archives: November 2012

Destiny embracing

Image pale reflected, of all that might have been, in mirrored spread delightful, seductive and serene. The smile of disappearance slow drifts in curdled lisp, of watered deep remembering; of peace in dance burlesque. In breath of shimmered hope, it … Continue reading

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desert

The heart croons comfort through the thin, red sand; sings itself to being – humming at the edge of nature’s self. In timeless echo of the word, it knows of worlds before and those beyond, of days unwritten and of … Continue reading

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Waterlily

In settled kiss of watery home the lily pads are spread, upon a face of liquid light; afloat on sodden depths. Without the deliquescent touch of pond’s perennial gift, life would enter into death and all would drown within.

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Experimenting with watercolours

I am still experimenting with watercolours. I bought some hardboard for watercolour paints but it is not the same as the paper but it does give some interesting effects all the same.

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Eucalyptus

In secret, slivered slip of leaf the frame is put in place, a languishing of eucalypt; as perfumed, drifting grace. The myrtle from the southern land is born in fire and death, and drapes the days in waiting until it … Continue reading

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The tongue of pain

It is the wound which has the loudest voice, the tongue of pain which stumbles on our fears, and wraps around the hurt of hidden days, to speak of things we have not fully grieved. The words which will escape … Continue reading

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Home

Through small remembered rooms I searched, for what the child called home, in distant days and darkened nights; lost houses where we lived. As strange became familiar, as cool walls warmed and stretched, to hold the grimy handprints, of children … Continue reading

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You were mine Your eyelash settled on dusted cheek and rose and fell in silent sigh, as breath and beat held sleeping court and skin surrendered to the sheets, with whispered tones of almond and honey. I watched, held court, … Continue reading

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Lest we Forget

We forgot to remember Lest we forget – how hollow the words as they spin and echo through time. We rummage around in the memory bag and pull them out with a flourish. And yet as they stand in bitter … Continue reading

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Fields of Flanders

Those flattened fields of Flanders scream of battered souls and muffled screams which pressed beneath time’s tread has crushed the cry of hurt beneath firm soil. The heaving shape of shouldered pain is locked by grasses -green terrain, which grips … Continue reading

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