Snapshot


by Lynn White

A pale orange sunset

faded by mist

blurring day with night,

land with sea.

A snapshot of a Turner painting.

Same faded colours,

same misty blur.

But no masts from tall ships

on the horizon,

no windmills standing ready

to grind corn.

A snapshot with the same palette,

the same faded glory

but the masts are windmills 

turning 

to bring more light.

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Writers Bio

Lynn White lives in north Wales. Her work is influenced by issues of social justice and events, places and people she has known or imagined. She is especially interested in exploring the boundaries of dream, fantasy and reality. Her poem 'A Rose For Gaza' was shortlisted for the Theatre Cloud 'War Poetry for Today' competition 2014. This and many other poems, have been widely published in anthologies and journals such as  Vagabond Press, Apogee, Firewords, Indie Soleil, Pilcrow & Dagger and Snapdragon.

Find Lynn at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Lynn-White-Poetry/1603675983213077?fref=ts and https://lynnwhitepoetry.blogspot.com


Inspirational ImageAfter by Thomas  Vasasby Thomas Vasas

Pieces Inspired by this Image

'Time Moves On'
by Agnes Clarke

'Time'
by Natalie Raper

'The Mountain'
by Genie Koepnick


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