Tag Archives: life

Fractured

Startling the reverie among newly green trees, dystopian voices undulate over  autumn strewn paths, piercing through well tended worlds regardless of  collected dreams. These are our brothers and sisters thrown to the wolves of winter, spring but a distant memory … Continue reading

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Flashback

An unwanted visit to a forgotten childhood realm overcomes me as I walk upon a muddied path between bird-filled hedgerow and crumbling cement –  the quiet softness of winter-dark broken by laboured breath  running against time, hopping over fences and  cutting … Continue reading

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Dissonance

Strung like fast-falling tears among long, lush lashes, are words that we conjure without asking, spinning tales that have no meaning, our moon-cast languages creating inscrutable worlds. Piercing through the static is not for the faint of heart, only those brave … Continue reading

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Masquerade

There you are, standing in your own doorway, barefoot and bereft of hat, crow-black hair shaved close to olive skin – this is the real you, a velvet vision, someone for me to remember when the mask goes on. Even … Continue reading

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Traveller with Limited Vision

She makes her way, unafraid a square white sign taped to her metal walker, trusting that those who head in her direction will honour safe passage. Amid the roar of the rough ocean a flock of geese fly overhead as she … Continue reading

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Fall Away

“ Now Autumn’s fire burns slowly along the woods and day by day the dead leaves fall and melt.” – William Allingham As my feet moved through the detritus left from recently fallen acorns lying on the unwashed sidewalk, a … Continue reading

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Foraging

We keep telling ourselves it isn’t going to happen, that our world will not be destroyed by a madman or two hurling threats and insults before picking up their toys. The image of what might be cuts too deep, leaving … Continue reading

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