Poems and artwork: Dream, Thought, Water

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By Abel McLennan:

DREAM

Sometimes in our dreams we are somebody else

But it doesn’t matter

They still counts as memories

Often introducing sweet savour not found in reality

 

 

THOUGHT

Have you ever seen a wild thing sorry for itself?

No social quota to fulfil

She wanders around freely

Exploring the world and her mind

Fear, is not present here

 

 

WATER

If I were an animal

The ocean would be my home

The blue depths I would roam,

Taking shape against refractions seeping in from above

Seldom singing out to the ones I love

They’re paths in the distance, sometimes parallel to mine

The deeper I go, the colder it gets

I’ve seen the bottom, it is dark,

But when I emerge

The view across the divide makes its worth

I hold on

 

ARTWORK and PHOTOS: Abel McLennan

 

hiker photo small size by Abel McLennan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

from the back photo smkall file by Abel McLennan

landscape photo cropped small size by Abel McLennan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

bay photo cropped by Abel McLennan

 

watercolour by Abel McLennan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

sketch by Abel McLennan

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