Silent Noon In The Bluebell Woods

 
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This Sunday Mog will be performing a solo set at the Southbank Arts Trail hosted by the lovely Courtyard Collective. See below for details.

SILENT NOON

Your hands lie open in the long fresh grass,— 
The finger-points look through like rosy blooms: 
Your eyes smile peace. The pasture gleams and glooms
'Neath billowing skies that scatter and amass. 
All round our nest, far as the eye can pass, 
Are golden kingcup fields with silver edge
Where the cow-parsley skirts the hawthorn-hedge. 
'Tis visible silence, still as the hour-glass. 

Deep in the sun-searched growths the dragon-fly
Hangs like a blue thread loosened from the sky:— 
So this wing'd hour is dropt to us from above. 
Oh! clasp we to our hearts, for deathless dower, 
This close-companioned inarticulate hour
When twofold silence was the song of love. 

Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1828–1882) from The House of Life

RED DEER SLEEPING - SOUTHBANK ARTS TRAIL

Sunday 14th May @ 4.45pm
The Courtyard Collective
8 Hamilton Road
BS3 1PB
Bristol 

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