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Calm ~ Bladud Fleas #writephoto

Calm Excites Calm excites. An accidental paradox. Emotion springs, gathers in pools, gains ground, and flows: a vibrant stream; a turbulent brook; a rolling river, winding down but never petering out Continue reading at The Moon is Rising

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The Billabong ~ Michael #writephoto

Billabongs were like that, places of calm and serenity. The place where you went to think through your problems, meditate and ponder the world around you. In the autumn they took on a rare beauty, the surrounding trees changed colour, … Continue reading

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A sense of calm ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

She deserved this. Work could be put on the back burner for a couple of weeks. The children were with her parents. The tail end of summer was just warm enough to wear a sleeveless top and a short skirt, … Continue reading

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Heart to heart…

“I don’t get it,” said my son. “We’re an island… how can we be short of water?” I had been telling him about the shocking state of the Derwent Valley reservoirs. I have seen them very low before, but never … Continue reading

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Faraway ~ Dorinda Duclos #writephoto

I long to be the rocks, bathing in the crystal sea; far away from the land I know, tis where I want to be. Graced with azure painted skies, and just a hint of pink; I sit upon the water’s … Continue reading

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A Thousand Miles of History XXXIII: The chapel in the grove …

A ruined chapel stands in a tiny clearing, sheltered and roofed by the trees that cluster close to its walls as if to offer it protection.  The walls still guard the interior from view and a single doorway in the … Continue reading

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Notes from a small dog ~ Who ate the garden (and the prawns…)?

It’s about time. She does hog this thing, doesn’t she? It is ages since she’s let me write anything. Mind you, it has been waaay to hot to do anything except flop, chase balls and keep the garden free of … Continue reading

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Pure #midnighthaiku

Tears from heaven fall A momentary message Of loving bounty * A deluge pauses Magnifying purity Twixt earth and heaven

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Offering – Jan Malique #writephoto

My offering for Sue’s Thursday Photo Prompt makes a return to wind lashed northern shores, home of Odin’s seer. What is it with the One Eyed god and his summons? He appeared long ago, a shimmering dream offering the fruits of his … 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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