Daily Archives: August 4, 2020

A love story, part one: The outer edges of poetry ~ Tallis Steelyard

Reblogged from Jim Webster, aka Tallis Steelyard: I wished to tell the story of Hindle Walbarrow. But then I ran into a problem. For it to be at all comprehensible I had to provide all sorts of background and exposition. … Continue reading

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Worn ~ Trent P. McDonald #writephoto

Through the stiff rhythms and the sprinkling of wrong notes, the tune stood out. It wasn’t quite right, but it was very recognizable. But then that last chord, F-A-B, instead of F-A-C, wrong out in all of its wrongness. Timmy … Continue reading

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Dreaming Stones: Invisibility and Other Weirdness…

Just beyond the standing stones of Callanish is a small hillock of boulders and green earth. It was here we sat, partly to contemplate the enormity of the site before us… a place we had both long wanted to visit … Continue reading

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The House that Fish Built: Connor Cruel Crest…

* The house that Father Fish built was constructed in this way: it had nine compartments from fire place to wall, with each facade made of bronze, standing thirty feet high; it took a wagon team to haul each beam, … Continue reading

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Stairs ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

At last I am here. Eyes brimming, I look at the stairs, worn by the vagaries of time but flanked with love by Mother Nature. Do you think you could guess my ecstasy? Never. Not even my soul mate could … Continue reading

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Calanais…

* Given that we had never really expected to get there, once on the Isle of Lewis, we became quite blase about our arrival, and stopped for a kip and a snack, in a passing point, on the way into … Continue reading

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Worn ~ Cheryl #writephoto

What these steps have endured, what they have witnessed From early buckled shoes to stiletto heels From the ruffing of long cotton gown hems To mini skirts and white go-go boots Skipping up the stones to a Beatles tune Continue … Continue reading

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Crafting the Future…

 “…Change and change in the perspective of self-realization; the kind of change that has its source in mental and emotional maturity and the understanding of the deeper meaning of life.” My son looked up the symbolism of the dragonfly on … Continue reading

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Wear and Tear ~ Jez Farmer #writephoto

Background: Once again Sue has given a wonderful word and image prompt at Thursday photo prompt: Worn #writephoto I’m am using both word and photo this week with the form Abbreviated Haiku II of 2/3/2 stanza. Yeahp, I like making … Continue reading

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Harvest #midnighthaiku

Nature’s wild bounty Birds harvesting the hedgerows Dawn chill hints at frost

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