Sentinels

Sentinels   17.10.2019   The entrance clear Where you come from Winter Solstice orients Life-size blue-grey slabs An open circle sun drawn A micro lake inmidst A step stone lies Touched by mirrored recumbent carved rock An earthen vessel once Was proof of a youth’s Resting place Two ocean eyes watch So wide we have … More Sentinels

Three Haiku

Ruby and brass A fall slide from buff mist Home pulls more   Moss on stone The heath nut red Eye treat   Brooch in oak Shield in rust bark Lance of light   © By Andrea Connolly 6.October 2019 three #haiku #botaiku

Baffled Hope

First Day New Team 3.September 2019   My illuminated watercolour of St Patrick had fallen overnight, intact but a broken frame)    Triple change Anticipation Tentative courage Baffled hope   Broken illumination Essence kept Glass shard Frame burst   Light in darkness Time frame worn Warped Reshaped   Congruence Gentleness Greyness peached Humorous ripples   … More Baffled Hope

Birthday Poem

Arise my heart From early honey dawn   Violet childhood dreams Elevate my soul   Ink spilled at night Seasons gone by   Sand soil in the river vale Of wildflower youth & ancestry vine   Sea green visions Sea squall motions   Why am I Drawn to oceans   ©By #AndreaCConnolly 11./13./15. August 2019

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

The Words

The Words By Andrea Connolly   Where roots dream Unseen the fleeting sky   Where ripples in time Unfelt in concrete   Where joy came And went   Where pain was held Close or thrust peregrine   Where the membrane is fragile Between the worlds   This and the other That’s where the words come … More The Words

Medieval Movements

Medieval Movements Along the wintry greens The River Nore burst his bed We follow the flow and flimmer Of raindrops suspended Now and then deep horizon Splintered by Turner light And clouds livid creamed The walled city fragmented Medieval broken by mundane Elevated by the mighty stream The parade bears a carousel In Naples yellow … More Medieval Movements

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