Sketching

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Poetry

#4

Great arrestive Goldfinch, What are we to wonder? Where did you retrieve That gold which you plundered? By flap or by flutter, Unruffled, serene, You endure the unfolding Of a heavenly dream. Past dreams made trial Of that appreciable feat. What wonder engendered Your life-given tweet? That power in the sky; That’s how you were done. Neatly […]

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Poetry

#3

Those grandest of all arrangements promote The tyrants of incessant legacies. Inspiring an appetite for war to tote For aeons with devious efficacies. Complex, seem those ignoble noblemen With their prerogatives to forge order, Thought their aloof livestock, their heinous-men, Whilst, privileged, they’d broadly marauder. Cunningly went that ‘noble’ politic, Conceiving an epic for brighter minds […]

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Poetry

#2

As long as there’s a life, there is a nature. Abundant from its means – which nature brings – It thought itself an almost godly creature; Sang louder than that song which nature sings. So, when the crow cried “can’t” to cast an omen The creature called “I can!” and cursed it back. Then, taunted […]

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Poetry

#1

Here, upon bark, smoke embers from fire, Armour of soldiers from the erstwhile wood. Myopic men with heedless desires Ravage their slaves for the greatest of good. Beads of remorse take passage on cheeks; Meander down from a tortuous line. Born forlorn, unfastidious freaks; Gorging antecessors spill brine from wine. Reminiscent of that prior state; […]

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Birding

2018 Birding Highlights

I have long been somewhat interested in birds. Who isn’t? However, I think it is fair to say that in 2018 I finally evolved into a fully-fledged birder. Here is a small collection of what I spotted throughout the year. All of these images are my own and were captured on my phone (albeit attached […]