on Arran with Aoife

on Arran with Aoife

 

we sat side by side

on a rocky brae

sharing a sea-shell

listening to waves

 

we parted

in sorrow

the blame was mine

I kept the shell

 

I need not put it to my ear

in guilty sighing

returned on the breeze

I catch the sea

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

◄ poring away

A Postcard to a Lover Departed ►

Comments

Rick

Sat 8th Dec 2018 10:55

Thanks, all, I like shorter pieces too but they are all exactly as long as they need to be. :)
Naturally, pieces for performance need to be longer to build a mood in the audience.
I'm presently flirting with imagism - my next posting follows that type of work - the distillation of a sentiment, an occasion, a mood, in few words is the aim.

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raypool

Fri 7th Dec 2018 22:22

I love the lyrical declaration, and nice to see this reduced formula Rick just for a change.

Ray

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Taylor Crowshaw

Fri 7th Dec 2018 12:14

Absolutely beautiful in its simplicity..?

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Clarke

Fri 7th Dec 2018 12:12

I feel this.

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