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
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
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
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 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
A Short Story Collection of vignettes and stories over time, out of time. After three poetry books, the LOGBOOK collection, and my HISTORICAL FICTION NOVEL “A QUEST FOR LONGITUDE” follows THE NUTSHELL TALES as a selection of little worlds seen in each nutshell. A wider point of view on ordinary and worldly things Bourne from … More Release date for THE NUTSHELL TALES – 18. November 2017
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!