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Folly

As noble knights by sanctity embraced, Stories traced upon a silent tomb Emblazoned and caparisoned In semblance of history Laid to rest in glory. Truth not writ in stone, Death corrupted Serving life Enslaved. False. Fake. Worthless, Ego-wrought, Mere trumpery. … Continue reading

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North-easterly VI: Ringing a pele

There is something about a map, a proper, paper map, that makes a journey personal. We don’t tend to use sat-nav, resorting to such technologies only when cities force us to do so… and we had invested in a brand … Continue reading

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North-easterly V: Layers

A short walk along the coast from Craster is another of the most iconic sights on the Northumbrian shore…Dunstanburgh. The castle has inspired artists and poets over the centuries; Turner and Girtin both painted the ruins, and so did I, … Continue reading

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North-easterly III – Intriguing Anomalies

Two things struck me as we entered the State Rooms to look around the public parts of Bamburgh castle. The first was that the collection of objects that were on display was vast, rich and deserving of much more attention … Continue reading

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Louder #midnighthaiku

A world at peace Tranquility and motion In perfect balance * Breaking the silence The ego seeks attention One voice drowns the rest

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Doppelgänger #midnighthaiku

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Absurd – Fall Musings #writephoto

Absurd. What is? A lot of things. My heart, your will, man’s ego in a universe that is larger than him, earth’s gravity compulsively holding things together, the idea of being present in a moment, the need of a body … Continue reading

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Fragile #midnighthaiku

* Exhibitionist Externally confident Vulnerable heart *  

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Motley

Life misdirected Neither role nor play exist Beyond perception A fondness for the spotlight Blinds eyes to reality For Colleen’s Poetry Challenge Images: Pixabay.

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Walking the line…

“… so fear was originally there to help us survive.” “Yep… and with not many sabre-tooth tigers roaming the suburbs, we found other things to fear. And fear is intimately linked to how we judge people.” “How so?” It was … Continue reading

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