Turning the world upside down by Geoffrey Dunn

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Fresh salt tang scents the delicious white noise of surf on rock –
irregular boom and thump
unexpected quiet – pauses
Never turn your back on the Sea
She is inexorable and quick
faster than you think
Slams, knocks and pulls
Cold!
A short bubbled tumble before you’re pressed into the polished rocks
then
fade into icy blackness

I wake from this, standing – face tinted orange with the day’s new light

Dawn feels like days ago and I’m wearing potential’s golden glow
The world looks different from here
huge and at once tiny
My effect on it? The same.

(Written at Ness, May 2012)

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lushpup images, poetry, pictures with words, geoffrey dunn

Comments

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 2 years ago

    fab shot

  • Thanks Sylvia :-)

    – Geoffrey Dunn

  • Angela King-Jones
    Angela King-Jonesover 2 years ago

    And who is this stranger to the bubble I see come up for air? LOL great to see you, read your words and of course embrace your art

  • Thank you Gorgeous … I’ve been keeping a low profile and working on some things :-)

    – Geoffrey Dunn

  • Andi Surjanto
    Andi Surjantoover 2 years ago

    Awesome capture, very creative !

  • AnnieD
    AnnieDover 2 years ago

    Wonderful image!

  • micklyn
    micklynover 2 years ago

    Wow, fabulous poetry, Geoffrey, both the words and the image. I didn’t realise you were such an accomplished writer… : )

  • Denise Abé
    Denise Abéover 2 years ago

    gorgeous :) xxx

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