Category Archives: Architecture

Architect

Go, when I am dead stand where I foresaw you would on garden steps to watch the light of dawn brighten the edge of a roof whose shape dipped or lifted to the sound of inner music which grew within … Continue reading

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Warehouse Windows

Drowned world of blue memory broken warehouse windows in fragmented reflections moons sail like flickering white flags darting fish play among underwater ruins the chimneys stand guard smoking guns vandals throwing stones become doves wings mapped frozen in afterimage punctured … Continue reading

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The Rusted Millwheel

Look now how the old mill from which the town takes its noble name lies abandoned, boarded up its water wheel no longer turning stout heart and turbine of a golden age rusting hidden behind overgrown bushes the river rushing … Continue reading

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Railways

Let me sleep as railway sleepers sleep in domains of foxes urban wastelands twilight zones of chimneys abandoned warehouses disused tunnels overgrown sidings. Let me sleep in the dead dream of Victorian Glasgow overcome with moss decaying brick neglected rhythm … Continue reading

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Goodbye London

GOODBYE LONDON Goodbye London my love my sore feet my hot afternoons and solitary mornings wandering around Liverpool Street Station those cobbled lanes spilling views towards the river the Shard teasing veils of cloud the looming Gherkin planting its reptilian … Continue reading

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The Heart’s Labyrinth

Last night I dreamt of the islands of forgotten loves half Venice half Morocco I followed and ran through labyrinthine streets always losing glimpses caught of those I’d left behind in life whose feelings I hadn’t guessed or whose words … Continue reading

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Trains

TRAINS Some nights closing my curtains late I glimpse a train moving through our sleeping town and all the suffering world is drawn aside as by a higher hand who whispers: here is order beauty that man and woman were … Continue reading

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