I Know a Place

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Acrylics on canvas, 45x61cm.

I know a place where the birds sing softly.
I know a place where the leaves lie gently.

I know a place where field mice forage
And wood lice feast
on fallen logs.

I know a place where the wind sighs high through the canopy
and pine needles drop to replenish the earth
in a thick spiky carpet of orange and brown.

I know a place where we always meet
To renew our bonds
In secret union.

I know a place where I will be happy
To spend eternity
With you.

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My Raven-haired Beauty

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Acrylics on paper, 42x59cm.

She takes me in her arms
And comforts me.
She accepts me for who I am.

She loves me
Unconditionally
As I love her.

We know each others thoughts
And read each others minds
Scarily so.

I can’t imagine life
without her.
It wouldn’t be worth the living.

Her breath
Is my breath.

We are one.

Wildwood Flower

“Oh, she taught me to love her and promised to love
And to cherish me over all others above
How my heart is now wondering no misery can tell
She left me no warning no words of farewell

Yes, she taught me to love her and call me her flower
That was blooming to cheer her through life’s dreary hour
Oh, I long to see her and regret the dark hour
She’s gone and neglected her pale wildwood flower” *

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“Subconscious Musing, 28 December 2014”, mixed media on paper, 59x84cm.

*as sung by The Carter Family.