Month: September 2013

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

invitation* a season of ending this last journey to Peckham through thick washhouse fog heralding the new season the season of dying something needs to die inside me that does not keep me alive old companions I know well and know they don’t serve me well need to leave make space for something else patience sitting still in the in-between-ness while the city busies around me my heart beats like a jack-hammer scared of the […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

cycling home   I cycle home to East London after a heavy autumn shower. The wet tarmac sparkles in the evening sun; pictures of blue sky in puddles. Anatomically sharp.   dead cigarette butts float in the oily puddle rainbows emerge Down an alley of plane trees that arch above me like a gothic cathedral, the canopy dense and dark, stretching right into the sky, poking holes through which the evening light falls like through […]

pic of the week

Weekly photo blog

Practising Vastness spreading out on the ground that can hold summer heat autumn rains winter frost new life star-shaped widening it begins from within where there is no end only depth picture & poem from my creative writing retreat in the Cevennes in early September