Easter at Home

Easter at home In prime so highThe sea of treesCriss-crossed searchOf unseen vistasA doe path hidden Found in mudflatsYearning unknownOf the expanseQuest for wide openSpaces of mirrored skies The soul of a sea shellDrawn to ancestral ocean © #AndreaCConnolly2.4.2021 Good Friday

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

Where

(October 2020) By Andrea Connolly Where does it come fromThis hungerOf moving wide and farThis thirstTo see beyond horizons Where does it lead toThis yearningFor the unseenThis incentive scentOf earthy seas Where do we findThis spaceOf infinite belongingThis home in heartSouls intertwinedTreescapes cloudswifts Where is itto be foundLoveSpringWell © #AndreaCConnolly17.10.2020 All photos © #AndreaCConnolly

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  

Scallop shell

  Scallop shells Forevermore I shall Seek you out   My palms your mimicry Filled, to be Giving, to receive   Air space hold all My heart beating In rays of salted hope   Timelapsed Horizons Shall be my shell   © #AndreaCConnolly 6.2.2020

Burren, Co. Clare

Burren Laying bare Treasure troves Of fragrant wild Flowers asleep In winter seeds Pine branches coned Scent in tea pots The heart of the Burren Very much alive In underground karst Waiting For vernal awakening 28.12.2019 © #AndreaCConnolly

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

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