Whirl Of Pain

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‘Whirl Of Pain’

This is for those trapped in a whirl of pain; the razor wire of your personal hell encircling you.

You don’t need to be told what pain feels like.

But you have to believe there is some good in you, and the world, and that you will find it somehow.

Just in the same way that there is light and sky through the wire in the photo,”beyond” awaits…

 

 

To The Island In The Light

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‘To The Island In the Light’

Islands hold a special fascination for me.

There is something about there compactness, their isolation, their very apartness – that draws me like a magnet.

“Why should islands exert such an exceptional appeal? Why should so proportionately a small area of the earth loom so large in our awareness? What is the secret of the special excitement generated when people are isolated and surrounded by water?”

                          – John S. Bowman, ‘A Book Of Islands’

I have no real answers to the above questions, but I post this photo of craggy Taranga Island, in New Zealand’s Bream Bay, rising from the sea and bathed in light, as some sort of response to them.

In my mind, I go to the island in the light