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Signposts

There are paper lanterns strung across the front of an old brick building, their delicate watercolour painted facades hiding moonstruck light, if I hadn’t looked up, I would have missed the mystery floating there. It’s easy to see the variegated … Continue reading

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Waves

Forgiveness, it ebbs and flows over still beating hearts –  lapping eternally against grainy edges, to soften any roughness held there leaving rare sea glass in its wake. In time, we might stumble upon this unexpected treasure, lying innocently upon the … Continue reading

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Turbulence

She walked with a train of midnight-hued crows in her wake, her ear to the wind and the silently growing things, alert to any aberration in her world… There is a sickness creeping over the land,            … Continue reading

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Passenger

Among summer flowers and dark earth I spied a red velvet starfish, an exotic bloom plucked from its ocean home dropped by a careless hand or mother gull upon an unknown world. A world saturated in golden light and still … Continue reading

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Taste the Sun

“ The sun, the earth, love, friends, our very breath are parts of the banquet.” – Rebecca Harding Davis There are delicate dragonflies dancing among the summery air currents on my afternoon walk to taste the sun. After a sheltered stroll … Continue reading

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Seven Directions

I find myself in quiet corners capturing wayward lines on discarded napkins or random library slips, realizing there is magic to corral and wrestle upon the blank space – the image of a modern day Pan playing his flute upon the … Continue reading

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Cultivating the Opposite

The dream of living by the sea near a wild forest and ancient mountain range, rose unbidden, colouring the day to day of my long ago high school world. Time has passed unbound, leaving its inevitable brushstrokes and bruised shadows behind, … Continue reading

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