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For fifty years I sought you… Steve Tanham

For fifty years I sought you Beneath an ashen tree And then at last I caught you Hiding behind me ➰ What jests your lips had whispered As I darted too and fro Till I lay down at the wayside … Continue reading

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Why Myth? IV… Stuart France

* ‘Gilgamesh is among the greatest things that can ever happen to a person.’ – Rainer Maria Rilke. Those of you with an eagle eye will have realised that next year’s Silent Eye, Spring Workshop has a mythological theme. It … Continue reading

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The kiss of summer ~ Steve Tanham

Against the heat, I have to climb To drink the air so soft and fine That my sore feet and too hot dog Seek, daily in these fleeting months For she who hides the winter in the wine Continue reading … Continue reading

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Summer’s Last Kiss – Steve Tanham

Summer’s Last Kiss When ocean’s shine turns mirror bright And deeper love seems written there When crested waves hiss rest awhile And be with us in formless dream Then know that summer’s parting kiss Casts lingering promise bold and bare … Continue reading

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Seamless – Steve Tanham

We see as if we were above Though loosely rooted on the soil And layered logic takes away The glory of the pearl-light stream Rising, rich in shining joy From darker line of summer’s trees Source: Sun in Gemini

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Beyond the boats of reason beached by Steve Tanham

Reblogged from Steve Tanham: Beyond the boats of reason beached We walked – the lady, the dog and I And darker day came after darker night As air of truth died on the breeze And chaos of nightmare dawned. Continue … Continue reading

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Until your will is mine… from Steve Tanham

— You may come this way a thousand times And sense that space of place unfold But it will never speak to you Until your will is mine Continue reading here

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Circles Beyond Time – Between two worlds

A herd of deer were outlined against the far horizon as we followed the path, leading our companions across the moor to where it joins the track that runs above Bar Brook.  The stream gathers the peat-stained water from the … Continue reading

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Bull Rocks – from Steve Tanham #writephoto

Reblogged from Steve Tanham at Sun in Gemini: Did you, then, Perhaps See the bull? His horns like wings His feet, suggested If not seen Ancient anchors In the rocks of here. Continue reading Steve’s poem here.

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On Golden Wave – by Steve Tanham

On Golden Wave On golden wave our life is passed In joy or sorrow’s dance As solar heartbeat pulses through And upward lifts our glance — We choose the crest or anguished trough In looking with fixed eye We play … Continue reading

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