Tag Archives: body

22nd October 2013 – spider

She sits right in the middle of the small pane of glass, hanging as if levitating from the smooth surface. Her Halloween-black body looks relaxed, legs splayed. A gust of wind catches her fragile home, yet still she clings on, … Continue reading

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18th October 2013 – fall

A blissful roll on my lap becomes a frantic scramble. Her body twists and turns, tail swishing. Inevitably, she hits the floor. Shaking her head, she begins to wash her paw self-consciously. Dignity must be upheld.

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16th July 2013 – dog

A tiny terrier hares past the window, little legs pumping. Every windswept hair on his body expresses the simple joy of running.

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13th April 2013 – wedding

The mother of the groom reads a poem. Behind her, the sign language interpreter performs it. Passion is in her face, her arms, her hands. With wide and sweeping movements she conveys its beauty, in a way that no human … Continue reading

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7th April 2013 – cartoon

The bright colours flicker across the screen. The simple story, resolving happily, soothes and relaxes my mind and body. Revitalised, I feel I can face the day again.

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10th February 2013 – leaf

Cut off from its body, it still blooms green. The veins that carried life to its heart continue to rise, full and ready. But in one corner the whiteness of death begins to crawl and curl, as nature’s recycling begins.

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