Little Pigeon Bay (i)
Posted by Adiemus (Christchurch, New Zealand) on 30 March 2007 in Landscape & Rural.
One view from the wee bach that has been featured over the past few days.
Riverton Beach Poem [note, could have been written about Little Pigeon Bay!]
Riverton Beach? I was there once
for a family reunion,
stood on algae-skinned rock
facing the sea, and thought
I was a child playing
by the cool water, sun-tanned
glassy-eyed, out with the family,
though it wasn't me
that was playing there,
just my father -- part of
my history, but, later,
I stood there too, and nowhere
did we skim stones ...
My father was older now,
with son-in-tow. Me, learning
the far fragments of past,
feeling his years grow colder,
memory passing like a falling star.
This year I'll be putting up fewer shots, but hopefully improving the quality at the same time. Sort of a 'best of' if you like.
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