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Andie Phillips's Blog – June 2017 Archive (2)

Cairngorms Bird Song

A mass of granite thrust up

Through the schists and gneiss of lower hills;

Planed down by the ice cap;

Split, shattered and scooped

By frosts, glaciers and the strength of running water.

 

Its strong flight haunts not precipice, but plateau –

One summer day, your ear catches the plover-like cry –

You pause and watch – no bird is there;

You move softly towards the sound,

And in a moment, one bird, then another,

Rises…

Continue

Added by Andie Phillips on June 1, 2017 at 11:22 — No Comments

The Hazards of Dating

If you don't need me,

as much as I want you,

why do I see my hopes

fluttering

like a hundred prayer flags

on a Himalayan hillside?

Added by Andie Phillips on June 1, 2017 at 11:00 — No Comments

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