Category Archives: Faith-centred

Notes on the Passage of Time

In empty rooms filled with the scent of nicotine and loneliness, once shining memories of bronze turned verdigris through harsh winters; Breaths, footsteps, glances, the dots and dashes of life rendered indecipherable by the passing of time; Its fragile tones … Continue reading

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Genesis 1:1

No record was kept of the name that they gave to that bird, vivid yellow and green welcoming a primeval dawn, captured on flickering footage the memory of it kept alive in black and white; no-one recalls any longer how … Continue reading

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Gliding

Gliding on empty until the empty is gone, and clouds wave final farewells as we pass them by unawares that they’ll never see us again nor we them, as we bid them adieu with the empty gone, only the emptier … Continue reading

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Ancient Voices

Sublime exquisite, their expression, their emotion, their surreal evocation of an Age long since past, beyond memory: Revived, to seduce transfix in the Here, the for Now everlasting Here, Connecting nigh on five centuries how vibrant, mysterious,transparent cogent the notation … Continue reading

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The Prisoner

The difference between a prison cell and an open meadow on a bright Summer’s day is, all the pain all the exhaustion all the waiting all the longing all the desire all the determination all the suffering all the endurance, … Continue reading

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Stabat Mater

Amongst the thousands staring and no-one caring , We too stared and stood next to the Woman alone and weeping as her hopes were seeping away into the sinking Sun ; The crowds had been shouting with each cheer doubting … Continue reading

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Time Times Time

Time times time without the happy ending , sans the fond farewell only the pain of knowing of all that time mis-spent , mis-used mis-placed in orgies of indolence bacchanalias of sloth , all those years spent kow-towing to all … Continue reading

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