Chopin’s Seagull Ballet

 

Stormy Morning for Seagul

 

Chopin’s Seagull ballet

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Air On A ‘G’ String.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photo ©Teri Flynn

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sound Of Silence

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 slither on denser rock.
The scent of ozone everywhere
neither sweet nor pungent, in my lungs, my mind.

Xylophone tinkles on pebbles,
Power of Cello in wise old rocks.
Trumpet call from standing trees
that hold the cliffs a few days more.

A muffled silence in sagging,
rain filled clouds,
the long, lonely, notes roaring in my ears.

 

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As If It Belongs To him

Morning sojourn,

a single gull on the water,

touching home.
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Angel

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 watchful duty over the estuary, returning over and over like an old friend. 

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A New Horizon

Masked Native

boat on gold

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

In response to ivonprefontaine blog post, TakingThe Helm, I am making a return to WordPress with this updated post. With thanks for his word prompt Adrift and look forward to catching up with my WordPress friends again.

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Gossamer Wings

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Watching Seagulls drifting air currents, my arms stretched wide.

Muscles soft, mind adrift.

Tracing patterns with gossamer wings.

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Solstice Song

 

Shape shifting

The Winter Solstice brings more wind, more rain.

A single bird sings with many voices in the Holly tree.

The song is vibrant, clear, urgent. I long to understand its message,

but all I can hear is joy, all I can see is the Holly Tree,

singing to the wind and rain.

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Grey Heron Nights 1: Old Crane Woman’s Winter Nest

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With Better Eyes

 

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It’s about colour,

simply and wonderfully

ignoring distractions,

absorbing,

like water aware of rising and falling,

aware of the observer,

seeing with different eyes.

 

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On The Wings Of Peace

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During the 1980’s, Mike (Michael) Bryant created the Peace card above with a return option for receivers to re-send. He hoped that the chain of Peace would spread around the world. Unfortunately, I didn’t get around to sending it on at that time, I wish I had, but I offered his peace chain on my blog in November 2015, I don’t know how far it eventually travelled  and now, for the second time, I offer it once more, to reach the hearts of all people who believe that Peace is the answer, that peace can soften the hardest hearts, that love for our planet and all it’s peoples, animals, vegetation, will bring the light back, to heal and nuture the gift of life in all its forms. hummingbird circled

Image of world globe from original card by Mike Bryant

Wings of Peace is author’s own.

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