Tag Archives: Expression of Faith

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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Dunkirk

Time stretches taut as a drumskin, each passing syllable a vibrating membrane with the, longed for hoped for prayed for.. Time stretches beyond the horizon each immeasurable step further from the vanishing point of the, longed for hoped for prayed … 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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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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And the truth shall..

We told so many lies that we can no longer recognise the truth , although the truth was meant to be all all that was to be believed in ; Still we don’t recognise it because of all the lies … Continue reading

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Kafka’s The Sanction : A Personal Odyssey

Without having done anything wrong I woke up one morning to find that I had been ” Sanctioned ” , For without knowing it I had , at some point in the past inadvertently expressed an opinion ; It was … Continue reading

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Irretrievable

Where does time go when time passes ? where do tomorrows come from ? futures remind us of those days we clung onto fleetingly , till they too were replaced by an ever repetitive Present ; we knew that it … Continue reading

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