Category Archives: rag-pickings

Quiescent structures of the (in)visible

. Quiescent structures of the (in)visible . ≈ Hi-rise tower blocks at Seaton Place, Falkirk, built 1965 – 1969. Home of the estate factor of Callendar House, a listed building with stable court, stable blocks, dovecot and implement shed. Now derelict and on the … Continue reading

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Lost coordinates

Time adrift Land, sea and sky under caul of ice fog Lost coordinates.   Trace of an island? spectral ship? Ah – foreshore shaman at the prow. ≈≈≈ Now playing: Kevin Drumm – Middle of Nothing (Part 1)

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Settle / / Disperse

. Settle . . Settled / . /      / . / Disperse . Dispersed ≈ ice blue hue of early morning /     / settled setting of frozen music /     / arrowhead stave aimed at the stars /     / rhythms inked on starless starlight [ crack crack … Continue reading

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Spectral Dreams of the City Stones

 A dream in masonry and living rock Robert Louis Stevenson the habit of dreaming and the ability to dream are primordial Fernando Pessoa . adrift casting a line to pull down the stars . . at the threshold of hearing, … Continue reading

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A short history of …

. A short history of breathing ≈ . A short history of writing (scratch wall) ≈ . A short history of building … stone brick mortar (concrete) iron glass plastic … ≈ Now playing: Claire M Singer – Solas

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Slow Time – Assorted Ragpickings and Footfalls

. Conflux of cobbles Walking against Autumn’s wake . ..  . Deep           Time Shore           Line F r e s c o . . a scattering of jewels criss-cross streams of early morning light . . drifting at the edges meaning, … Continue reading

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Time of the Vanishing ( )

That time of day in December when the last flicker of light gives way to shadow and smothering darkness The sea a dark mirror, pulling down the sky   Time of the Vanishing (          ) . Time of retreat ≈≈≈ From the shore at Limekilns, 3rd December … Continue reading

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