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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
Stillness in the end A sweep of golden pink flows From bleeding stone hearts
Fairies underskirts Springs rich froth of soft beauty Falls each day aching Snow petals tumble Swirling fleeting beauty past Into strong green growth.
Late Summer Flowers
White lashed golden eyes Open thirst driven into ceaseless light Earth turns, flower strains.
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
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
Here comes the Sun…..we hope
Well the weather has been so miserable here in Scotland for the past week, that I don’t think we have even seen a glimmer of sunlight. It’s not that it’s been raining all the time, but that the sky is … Continue reading
Couples: Mute Love
This was taken in response to the Travel Photo Challenge: Couples This pair of swans looked so in love that I couldn’t resist snapping them. At one point their two necks formed a love heart, but it was past in … Continue reading
Wild Goose Chase, a Cautionary Tale
The geese flew over this morning, honking their way South across a crystal blue sky. On the ground, plants were laced with frost, shimmering in the early morning light. The air was filled with the familiar and intimate sound of … Continue reading