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Bonny Isles

A sparkling jewel
Of nature
It brings peace
To my soul
Fills the 
Empty hole
Slows down
My heartbeat
Stops the retreat
And rebuilds
My heart
With wonder
With hope
With silence.
As I am
By my past
The re-casting
Of my being
The removal
Of my all-seeing
Is a certainty
When on the boat
To Lerwick
With waves
The sides
And the rhythm
Of the slow
Slowing my rhythm
Me to sleep.
Gets me
Dreaming of
The glistening sea
This wondrous
This hidden
Where few
Do tread
And the calm
The first step
From the lack
Of Chain Stores
The Out-of-date
The stormy weather
The Cream Buns
The Long lasting
A slow
The hundred
Private beaches
The performing stars
At night
A delight
To my heart

I dream of another place

Copyright © Gareth Heslop

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  1. Date: 8/29/2009 3:50:00 AM
    The sail from Lerwick into the North Sea can be met with varying conditions. The conditions in this write are quite exceptional Gareth. An absolute delight to read>>James

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 9:54:00 AM
    Excellent write. The peaceful journey home or to a place in our minds which we connect to that brings us peace in a hectic world. You have conveyed this beautifully.

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 9:43:00 AM
    Outstanding my friend. Thank you for sharing this one. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/10/2009 7:42:00 AM
    Beautifully written drawing into the place and time feeling the relaxing with you. Sara:)