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joyful notes composed

murmuration melody

sung in starlinged sky

© D. Avery 2018

D. Avery is learning to tap the internet and invites you to her blog, Shiftnshake, a place where she pours flash fiction and shots of poetry for online sampling. 39 more words

Haiku

Murmuration

Watching the murmurations of starlings is a fascinating and hypnotic thing to see, indeed.  Murmuration is the word for the starling flock and for the intricate dance in the sky performed by these huge groups of birds which often number in the tens of thousands. 304 more words

Music

Bird Ballet

I had a dry spell for the whole of April. But the start of May has brought some good news – a new byline. This is a piece that’s very close to my heart because it is my first true attempt at nature writing. 212 more words

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Three Broken Hallelujahs

The first came when you realized life had to be lived from attention, not distraction because that meant slowing down enough to notice the way the soil smells after the rain. 72 more words

Perception

Silverdale & Arnside Art & Craft Trail 2018

Fri 22nd Jun 1-8pm
Sat 23rd Jun 10.30-5.30pm
Sun 24th Jun 10.30-5.30pm

I’m thrilled to be returning for my 3rd art trail this year exhibiting at the Educational Institute in Arnside where I will be showing a range of embroidered textiles, limited edition prints and wire sculptures. 99 more words

News

Music Like Waves, Rising, Dispersing

I came across this poem on one of my favorite blogs O at the Edges.

I love the image of the wave losing itself in dispersal only to rise again, just as music does in the playing, even in the inner repetitions, remaking itself. 145 more words

Nature

'Chorus Line'

With the first of three exhibitions with the Contemporary Quilters West fast approaching all the pictures are now complete and at the framers!

Following on from the… 89 more words