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About maskednative

I live in Ireland, in an extended cottage overlooking Waterford Estuary, privvy to constant changes of light on water, colour and movement, tides and people. I am anglo-Irish and although my initial intention was to live here for a year and a day, I am still here, a blow-in to these shores for the past fifteen years. There have been countless times when I wanted to run back to England with homesickness and relief, but for one reason or another, so far, it has not been possible. I surrender, the soul of Ireland has captured me, allowed a glimpse of the world behind the mask of everyday experiences, bringing forth a mixture of words and pictures from an ordinary everyday life, filled with ordinary everydayness that I offer as a celebration, to the creator of this truly wonderful planet.

Dunmore Woods

Under a three forked tree, wind blows through the noisy caw of crows. Continue reading

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Snow Song

A snowflake wends its way to earth, dissolving on your hand. Two or three and more leave snow pearls in your hair. You lift your face to the sky, receive snow kisses on your skin, hold your breath as the … Continue reading

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Chopin’s Seagull Ballet

    Chopin’s Seagull ballet to Air On A ‘G’ String.               Photo ©Teri Flynn              

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Sound Of Silence

Water prickling, seeping through pebbles, over and under to the far-out sea. Come back, come back, be filled. One lonely gull, no more than that to prove I exist, here, now. Mounds of brown sea-weed, great lumps of slime and … Continue reading

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As If It Belongs To him

Morning sojourn, a single gull on the water, touching home.

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9pm. The tide creeps slowly in.A seagull flies overhead. The helicopter returns, sees me here, sitting on this rock.Like an angel come to see if I’m alright, I’ll be alright, It tilts in acknowledgement, so low above, then returns to it’s … Continue reading

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A New Horizon

Originally posted on Masked Native:
? Hold fast to the tiller, to Gods of wind and waves. Through storms and dreams, through heartbeat of wings that arc and swoop and cry for land. Art © 2014 TCFlynn @ Masked Native…

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