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Glamour
by James Munro
Friday, February 24, 2012
Rated "G" by the Author.
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The magic of words.

Glamour

"Glamour" is an old Scots form of the word "grammar" and meant "magic". the magic of words.

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A road ...
A narrow road across an open moor.
The road from Ullapool to Balintore.
A rider on a horse, their dark hair flying:
horse's mane, woman's mane.

Behind, the open ocean, rain-swept isles.
Ahead, low wooded hills, a sandy beach.
A woman on a black horse, black cloak
flying, black hair streaming. Will she reach
the sea in time, the grey North Sea,
the houses of the fishermen and women,
each with its peat fire, its chimney smoke,
its bare back turned to the wind-scoured beach?

A woman on a black horse, black cloak
flying, black hair streaming out,
crying: Make way! Make way! I cannot stop!
Today I must be by dusk in Balintore!

Could you put all that in a painting?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Reviewed by Asa Seeley 3/6/2012
you just did. thanks for sharing.


asa
Reviewed by Christine Tsen 3/5/2012
A glorious picture you have painted in poetry!
Wow, what a treat!
Blessings,
Christine
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 2/24/2012
I surely can visualize what that painting would look like.. Breathtaking poetry. I enjoyed your verses.

Peace, love and light,
Amber



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