Gathering Feathers – Kay Beaven

 Posted by on May 20, 2013  Add comments
May 202013
 
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Another of the madcap ideas we have to inspire us, this is a beautiful poem from Kay Beaven, a friend of Jenny Couldrey. We asked Kay if she would be kind enough to let us use a work of hers and we would enjoy it then respond in our own personal way to it. What follows for the next 9 days are our collective responses.

Below are her words…..

Gathering Feathers

along the
shore
inkless quills
and downy
wisps rest,
captured in 
driftwood sands.

  “see, Koro see
   how the kakahi
   teases.”

a seagull shrieks,
   “aue, aue!”
a plastic bag flutters
unsettling our
feather gathering.

 

 

 

We all thank you for the chance you have given us Kay.

                                                                               Agatherers.

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  3 Responses to “Gathering Feathers – Kay Beaven”

  1. Thank you Kay for sharing you work with us.

    • Love your photo Tim. It has the feel of Japanese silk, and a mystical timelessness. Thank You. K

  2. Yes, thanks Kay.

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