Tag Archives: human nature

A dismal dawn

It was a miserable Monday morning. Frozen fog clung to every branch and blade of grass, the temperature was well below zero and I had to be out early with the car. The garage is just two miles from my … Continue reading

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Rocky Terrain ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

Rocks don’t inspire me But hostile terrain beckons I’ve no choice I can’t give up my chase If the cure lies beyond. Continue reading at  Emotional Shadows

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Mirror ~ Balroop Singh #writephoto

Immersed in a magical Mirror We stand gazing at the pool Dwindling each day Reflecting upon reasons When did the magic fade? Did it vanish with the pool fairy? Or apathy and human avarice Devour its exquisite grandeur? Continue reading … Continue reading

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Reflecting light and shade

I have written a fair bit about my son’s pond and its inhabitants. I find watching the fish to be both calming and enlightening. It does not matter whether I am projecting human values onto the behaviour of the fish … Continue reading

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Choice #midnighthaiku

Watcher or dancer Life in stasis or motion Choice nurtures nature

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Telling Tales by Helen Jones

Reblogged from Journey to Ambeth: It came to me a while ago that perhaps we, as humans, are built to be storytellers. That it’s in our DNA, some vital part of us that cannot be denied. From the dawn of … Continue reading

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Cast Out by Sarah Brentyn #writephoto

Fingertips touching, never leaving, they dance. Embers glowing, wind blowing, they move. Hair whipping, voices crackling, they sing. Fire curling, stars fading, they twirl. Calling for the flames to grow… Round the circle ringed with stones… Towering bonfire casting shadows…shifting… … Continue reading

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Seeking balance

It was bugging me a bit, the big empty space at the top of the aquarium. It didn’t look right. It was okay when the fish swam up there, but as there was nothing to attract them except at feeding … Continue reading

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A world of change

I had picked up the book from the shelves at the top of the stairs. When I am too tired to read anything useful in bed, I go to old and familiar friends that I know I can re-read and … Continue reading

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