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
Straw bent Not broken Cut in rays Fulcrum of focus Shiningly ironed Pointed stems grown from soil Fragile on glass, spruce Unshielded adornments Natural and colourful Winter star © #AndreaCConnolly 12.12.2020
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
Out of the glare Into the glimmer Of inner Harmony By ©Andrea Connolly, Advent 2017
Squint at quaint ornaments For the blue spruce shines In coloured baubles & light To herald shepherds holy night In all its straw, sparkle & gloria . By Andrea Connolly
Illumination by Andrea Connolly, 21st/22nd/23rd December 2015 . A rain stained arch Romanesque leaded glass Ivory vaulted cathedral . Filtered hues of light Roses tinted in oceans Iris & viridian sparks . Hover mid air golden The bread of angels As of old foretold . In life´s manuscript The mystery unfolds . In midst dark … More Tints of Christmastide
The winter night´s bloom Projects a promise of light Into the darkest vault . She comes on the moon The stars at her feet Refracted in buds . He is the sun in snow A child playing With rainbows . We receive with open hands The gift of wonder wool To illuminate our hearts . The … More Advent Poem: Illuminate!