Wednesday, May 19, 2010

28 DAYS / (from Temporality) by Stephen Ratcliffe

Runner-up in the Not Blessed A Little Story Contest

2.1

pink-red line of cloud above still black

trees, white circle of moon below branch

in foreground, sound of waves in channel

2.2

first grey light in sky above still black

ridge, white curve of moon beside branch

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.3

grey whiteness of clouds against canyon

of ridge, shadowed green leaf on branch

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.4

first grey light in sky above blackness

of ridge, motion of shadowed green leaf

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.5

first grey light in cloud above blackness

of ridge, white half moon above branches

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.6

grey light in clouds against still black

ridge, red-tailed hawk calling on branch

in foreground, sound of waves in channel

2.7

first grey light in sky above still black

ridge, white curve of moon beside leaves

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.8

pink line of jet trail in pale blue sky

above ridge, white of moon below branch

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.9

first grey light in cloud above blackness

of ridge, sound of drops falling on roof

in foreground, wave breaking in channel

2.10

first grey light in sky above black plane

of ridge, white of moon through branches

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.11

pale orange of sky on horizon above still

black trees, white of moon beside branch

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.12

grey light in fog in front of invisible

ridge, motionless shadowed green leaves

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.13

pale orange of sky on horizon above still

black tree, silhouette of bird on branch

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.14

first grey light in sky above still black

trees, red-tailed hawk calling on branch

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.15

grey whiteness of fog against invisible

ridge, motion of green leaves on branch

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.16

first grey light in sky above still black

ridge, red-tailed hawk calling on branch

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.17

orange of sky on horizon above shadowed

trees, song sparrow calling from branch

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.18

first grey light in fog against invisible

ridge, motion of shadowed black branches

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.19

first grey light in fog above still dark

ridge, motionless black shapes of leaves

in foreground, sound of waves in channel

2.20

grey whiteness of clouds above shadowed

ridge, song sparrow calling from branch

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.21

pink line of cloud above shadowed green

ridge, song sparrow calling from branch

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.22

orange edge of sun rising below branches

of trees, motionless shadowed green leaf

in foreground, sound of waves in channel

2.23

grey whiteness of sky above black plane

of ridge, motion of shadowed green leaf

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.24

grey whiteness of fog against invisible

ridge, silhouette of leaves on branches

in foreground, wave sounding in channel

2.25

pale orange sky on horizon above shadowed

trees, red-tailed hawk calling on branch

in foreground, sound of wave in channel

2.26

first grey light in cloud above shadowed

ridge, red-tailed hawk calling on branch

in foreground, waves sounding in channel

2.28

first grey light in sky above black plane

of ridge, whiteness of moon below branch

in foreground, wave sounding in channel

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