Tag Archives: cycle of life

Perpetual canon

My eyes open on a world of changing seasons Dancing to a song of life in death and death in life Where reason is the rhythm. My eyes may close in wakeful sleep My soul will dance Where rhythm is … Continue reading

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Snow in summer

I stood like a mountain Astride the plain Watching with slow eyes As life passed beneath me. Feeling the seasons on my skin, Each year a mere frisson, And the years passed Until snow silenced me. I waited immobile For … Continue reading

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Finale #midnighthaiku

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Haunting #midnighthaiku

There are many burial mounds dotted around the ancient landscape of Avebury, echoing perhaps, in miniature, the great mound of Silbury Hill. Some are round barrows, others sheem to shadow the shape of the ceremonial stone axes that have been … Continue reading

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Flying high

There was a heron in the garden when I arrived at my son’s home a little before eight o’clock. It stood on the deck, almost as tall as me, and looked me in the eye. For a moment there was … Continue reading

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Looking out

With half an eye to a handsome face… Rugged, smooth or touched with grace… Or a pretty dress I’d love to wear, A pair of heels, a style of hair… I’m seventeen, or twenty three… Or would have been Were … Continue reading

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Container gardeners

The sun rose this morning on a misty world, finding its way through scattered clouds. Although the air is chill, yet there is a feeling of spring burgeoning with determined inevitability in the hedgerows and fields.  Houses huddle together for … Continue reading

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Bones #midnighthaiku

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Tales from Otter Lake IV from Widdershins Worlds

Reblogged from Widdershins Worlds: Herewith be Part I,   Part II,   Part III These tales are sad. It was a sadness that was part of the truth the forest around us. So much is written about the beauty and grandeur of … Continue reading

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Ages #midnighthaiku

From bud to full bloom Endless cycle of beauty From a single stem

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