Monday, 5 April 2010

The Trees Have Listened










Two Sundays back I visited Home with my family. I took a walk through the woods, stood on the marble staircase and felt my hair rise in the breeze. Aslan let me ride on his back but when he turned to stone I realised it was time to go. What a shame.

Stone Bridge, Stone Globe and Roman Temple
Tall boys with windswept hair they rule the fields;
My family and I they warmly welcomed
The leaves curled inwards and pianos singed.

Wandering through, along the river's path
Lay something Dead. its breath
Stung me like nettle soup.
a withered "ahh" on glass, it disappeared and gasped
Ripples of water - two,three,four - and mute
Gazes of passers-by on branches without wood.

The morning dew slivered with spring romance
And it was joy, and it was assonance.

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Sailor Coat, Topshop
Oatmeal Cardigan, thrifted
Denim Tiered Dress, H&M
Specked Tights, gift
Boots, Clarks

29 comments:

  1. Amazing pic and I really love Ur sailor coat from TOPSHOP: :)

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  2. you look so pretty in these photos!

    I <3 Aslan. x

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  3. I just LOVE that coat... I'm so sad I missed out on it! You look incredably beautiful :)

    Love,
    Aya ♥ StrawberryKoi.blogspot.com

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  4. Oh my gosh these pictures are just so magical! I've missed your posts, so glad to see you back again :)

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  5. beautiful, beautiful.

    i'd kill to live where you do and look like that :)

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  6. the first photo is so especially stunning

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  7. I just happened upon your blog, and I truly adore it :) Oh and that sailor coat is beyond lustworthy! *love it* Am following!

    Love love love,

    Erin

    xx

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  8. Wow, love that bridge shot. It just looks lovely!
    Love the tights and the shoes, too

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  9. Your blog is lovely these photos are incredible and you look so pretty in them. Honestly, I love this. xx

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  10. These are breathtaking. Where in the world do you live? It looks magical!

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  11. This is wonderful! Your photos are gorgeous, particularly the last one! I love your outfit, very sweet and the flower clip is a nice touch :)
    xxx

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  12. omg these photos and outfits are all gorgous! def should get lookbook if you don't have it already!

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  13. Beautiful pictures, the last one is so magical.

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  14. oh, you look so beautiful dear, i am in love with your outfit, i'm rather jealous of your beautiful sailor coat. also, the setting looks so lovely and magical too ♥

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  15. my my, i like you.

    i think perhaps we are actually "hair twins", you see-- although your hair is ten thousand times more spectacular than mine.

    let's talk soon <3


    x

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  16. You have the most fantastic hair. These photos are so romantic, I love it.

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  17. you always take photos in such beautiful locations. I love them all, and your tights and coat are gorgeous.

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  18. So Romantic pictures, I really like it!
    Thank you for visiting my blog & hope see you again

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  19. Your photos are so wonderful and soo beautiful. I adore that very first photo of you.

    Thank you for your super sweet comment, it really made my day and I am glad that you love my blog. It definitely keeps me going knowing that there are people out there who appreciate my blog :)

    I am adding you onto my blogroll!

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  20. you have gorgeous hair!
    great outfit, especially the nautical coat :)

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  21. Hi there!
    OMG I can't believe I saw you yesterday- you're even prettier in real life ^_^

    I was up ahead of you in the queue (and waved like mad for a mo' then gave up)

    Hope you got a callback thumpsup!

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  22. Beautiful pictures! I love your hair, it's amazing!

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  23. thx for commenting! :)

    nice blog!

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  24. Oh God where is this place, it looks beautiful!!!

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  25. It's really quite astounding, and you're so beautiful!

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  26. Thank you all, you are far too kind.

    Anonymous: OHHHMY that's amazing, why on earth didn't you come up and say hi? This is honestly the coolest thing ever, I've never been recognised by a reader before :D Did you get a callback? xxx

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