Dark Sacred Night

Dark sacred night Disperse dispelOstensible eclipseStar streamClear light from withinGlow in deep mid-winter Bells resoundFrom infant’s miracleMemory unveilsVoices sound throughTime’s voiceless hue Sky lanternOnly in darknesswe see the lightOf a star born childO dark sacred night © #AndreaCConnollyChristmas poem 2021

Net of hope

Varved organ shellsVeiled hues of sand creamCrying aqua ultramarine Bamboo wooding grassStrong wind bentEvery compass direction Veined hands knot on stakeA net of wool white cottonAgainst eclipsed darks My catchInvisibleHope © #AndreaCConnolly19.2.2021

Hibernal Overture

Hibernal Overture Snow whiteThe forgotten mountainHibernates dust draped Ochre withered greensThickets bleached raw siennaRoot cushioned arc If ever there wasA softer grey than ice woolIt transformed umbra Hidden slate soilDamp sprigs of winterHints of fairy fern Air waves warpTheir ways in waftsVeiled ice blue © By #AndreaCConnolly 2.1.2021

Origin

    Origin   Rudder northwest Release the kraken Brave gale forces   Starboard rune On nocturnal canvas Explorer’s lure   Rune and rudder Inked in seedling heart River to the sea   © #AndreaCConnolly 27.2.2020 #haiku #botaiku #mpy  

Doe Castle

Sheephaven Bay (Doe Castle)   Coastal delight Views from high Wide rolling waves On seeagreen pristine   The tide At the fortified castle Keep on water’s edge Out where the sand Appears bright   Mysteries of centuries gone Delight of winter’s day Tales in twilight Short daylight Lost light in rays   Bleeding out the … More Doe Castle

Shell

Tortoise shell Heart enfolded in yours Scallops, pelican-foot-shells As I inhabit this space Inside a pike   30.8.2019 ©By Andrea Connolly  

Myriad

Myriad starways To choose from Parachutes element-tossed Your space Confined till open Unique To you only Shards hurt, threads mend Interwoven souls Alloyed down-right All but molten The pure core #AndreaCConnolly 18. June 2016 ©By Andrea Connolly

First Advent

First Advent 2nd December 2018 They shake their crowns Pine, spruce and fir Shiver under a grey blanket Incessant loss of blues The road becomes a river At homely hearth the wreath Laid out in cones and candles A tune from far and past Wells up beside a ladle A proclamation of advent See the … More First Advent