Tag Archives: time

A chip off the old block? ~ Steve Tanham

We have a phrase in English; that someone is a ‘chip off the old block’. Its meaning is that someone of merit is continuing the ‘family’ tradition. I suppose it could also refer in a wider context to someone in … Continue reading

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North-easterly VII: A final grace

“…Manifest thy light for my regeneration, and let the breadth, height, fullness and crown of the solar radiance appear, and may the within shine forth!” Abbe de Villars, ‘The Comte de Gabalis’ “We’ve just got to the top of the … Continue reading

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Caress #midnighthaiku

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Guest author: Kevin Morris: Heartless, witless nature…

In his fine poem (one of my favourites), “Tell me not here, it needs not saying”, A. E. Housman beautifully expresses his love of nature while (in the final verse) acknowledging that Mother Nature is, when all is said and … Continue reading

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It’s all downhill from here…

I was invited to take part in the 3.2.1 Me Challenge the other day by Patty at Campbell’s World. The rules, she said, were simple: Thank the person who nominated you. Provide two quotes on the subject you are set … Continue reading

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Guest author: Kevin Morris ~ Wild Flowers

“I perceive The flowers as I Pass by. Should I Grieve That they will die? I paused and smelt And felt Their slim stems that I Could so easily break. I chose not to take And did the blooms forsake, … Continue reading

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Fugitive

Pleasure and passion Neither will survive the scythe When the Reaper calls Only the truest of hearts Embraces eternity For Colleen’s Poetry Challenge  

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Summer ~ Sisyphus #writephoto

“It looks like cotton…” she said in a calm voice, “Only, there is no-one working here.” The landscape was quiet, the never disturbed peace of late summer. “And there is no shadow…” She added, with a sigh. Did she mean … Continue reading

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The Sands ~ Vivian Zems #writephoto

How is it that sand between toes ….right here and in this moment… can be also running through an hour-glass marking the end of someone else’s time Continue reading at Smell the Coffee

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Presence #midnighthaiku

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