Time For Tea

I found in donated items a tiered cake plate one of three Wedgewood ghosts cleared out for a handful of dollars ownership of time simply transformed from aloft a small tierd petit fours plate hangs empty of delights but full of movement softly ticking off the hours until it is time for tea Advertisements

A GIFT: PRESENT AND TIME

The wrapped gift sits alone under the plastic tree. Lights that should festoon the night hang dull and dust encrusted. The cord that once connected to the power socket is unplugged. The door stands open and snowflakes drift in eddies into the cold hearth. The capsule that holds the memory in my child’s pale hands […]

THE WITCH, THE MAD AND THE IRRELEVANT

The girl bit into the apple’s crisp flesh.  Juices flowed down her chin. The bee, attracted by her sweetness gifted her a seed, promise of a future generation. Wrapped as a present, it was opened immediately and the treasure became her life’s work. She tended her garden. Thriving under good skies it soon filled with knowledge […]

Captured in the Ironstone’s Orbit (Following The Sun)

Artwork: Alexandra J Cornwell Enigma – The Best Of Enigma (CD 1)  Recommended Tracks:05 – Gravity Of Love (at 18:07) &  Following The Sun (at 45:23). Firebright.  
Angel eyes deftly weave dreamcatchers’ nets across becalmed thought.
  Tethered at sky’s corners, cosmic sailors gather within silken circles.
  Tentatively bright torches swing on parabolic trajectories, slung from fingertips […]

ON RETURNING WITH THE MILK (STILL LIFE) 1-April-2013

When I left to buy some more milk, the fruit bowl held some not-quite-ripe bananas and a plump navel orange. I’d never got around to cutting it up. When I returned and pushed through the front door, the place had a kind of sweet and stale smell. The bananas had sprouted wings and morphed into […]