Shadows 3


setting sun in Spring
slanting lines turn green grass to
glassy emerald


Abstract 12

battersea shield

Battersea Shield (detail), British Museum
mobile phone photographs taken through glass

circles, spiral shapes | pushing up polished surface | shining sheet bronze shield

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Stone heads

Stone head 14

Head of John the Baptist, Victoria & Albert
Head of John the Baptist, Victoria & Albert Museum
Arms of Merchant Taylors guild above door, Bristol
Arms of Bristol Merchant Taylors Guild above door

Above An alabaster head of John the Baptist as demanded by Salome, in the V&A. English, 15th century
Below The porch hood of the Guild of Merchant Taylors Guild, central Bristol, showing their arms and, on the left, the head of John the Baptist on a platter Continue reading “Stone head 14”

Portals · Window

Portals 19

Dawn through a curtained window
Dawn through a curtained window

But soft, what light through yonder window breaks?
It is the east, and Juliet is the sun.
Arise, fair sun, and kill the envious moon,
Who is already sick and pale with grief
That thou, her maid, art far more fair than she.

Romeo And Juliet Act 2 Scene 2