Tuesday, October 06, 2009

NEW from Seneca River Walk -

"Harbor Master"
manipulated digital photograph by Mick Mather
"... I must down to the seas again,
to the vagrant gypsy life,
to the gull's way and the whale's way
where the wind's like a whetted knife;
and all I ask is a merry yarn
from a laughing fellow rover,
and quiet sleep and a sweet dream
when the long trick's over ..."
- John Edward Masefield

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Blogger John M. Mora said...

I had to memorize that poem back in the days of free love and rebellion.

It was the end gasp of teaching ala fifties.

...a star to steer her by"

5:20 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

John M. Mora:
I often wonder if I'm still steering by a star. :)

6:45 AM  
Blogger SusuPetal said...

I liked that quote.

Fly away, fly.

8:19 AM  
Blogger layers said...

your black and white series is muted and lovely

8:20 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

I'm flapping my arms but I'm not getting anywhere.

I've been heavily influenced by the likes of monkeyinfez
and many of the posts one can find at Woolgathersome.
So, if you like mine, you're going to like theirs ... if you haven't done so already, have a peek at both of those blogs.

9:32 AM  
Blogger Lisa Sarsfield said...

This is wonderful. I love the dark area at the top and the light at the bottom and the dark pole with the light coloured head of the bird.. That little piece of light on the top of the pole gives the whole thing that lovely cylndrical shape. A beautiful work Mick!

1:47 PM  
Blogger Mick said...

Lisa Sarsfield:
Thank you so much, Lisa. :)

4:21 PM  
Blogger hpy said...

You're in your grey period!

12:08 AM  
Blogger Mick said...

I had to scroll back to look for myself ... and you're right!

7:03 AM  

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