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Swan Girl

   Feathers edged her dreams Wove her world of golden threads Despite life’s cruel pain The statue ‘swan girl’ sits in a small park in front of Dunbar swimming pool in East Lothian, Scotland. Resting on and perhaps guarding what … Continue reading

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Winters Blood

   Stillness in the end A sweep of golden pink flows From bleeding stone hearts

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Blossom Skirts

    Fairies underskirts Springs rich froth of soft beauty Falls each day aching  Snow petals tumble Swirling fleeting beauty past Into strong green growth.   

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Eerie remnants

Tucked against an ancient stone wall, in the crumbling city of the dead, he looms through time. Countless centuries of bones lie white beneath the cold earth, and yet still he stands. Edinburgh’s great and good, reduced to memories of … Continue reading

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Late Summer Flowers

White lashed golden eyes Open thirst driven into ceaseless light Earth turns, flower strains.

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Roslin Waters

Black waters of forgetfulness Whipped to cream in rocky pools Echoing with ancient tales of the grail. Shrouded in coats of moss Water carved rocks rest eternally Under the hushed gaze of a seer. Past reflections offering answers From the … Continue reading

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Bridges to the Unknown

The Bridge Walk with me, onto the bridge If you dare. Leave the firm ground of your knowing, built methodically and carefully over your lifetime Leave the certainty of your soul pressed into the earth through your feet Leave everything … Continue reading

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