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Lughnasadh Morning, on the Beach

Some mornings, especially in summer, and often (but not always) when it’s going to rain later, everything goes this amazing emerald colour.

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So, on Lughnasadh morning, I walked along the beach.

So, on Lughnasadh morning, I walked along the beach. Now, I am a great fan of the rocky English beach, the cliffs and seawalls of Wales. Sandy beaches have never really been my thing, and I’m not much for sunbathing (I neither tan nor burn), either. Looking back on this, if I were a different sort of person, I’d think, there I was, wasting the last morning I’d have my beautiful house, my perfect kitchen, the glorious view of the Sound out my massive back windows. But there’s no point in that, is there?

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I’m going to try and remember this green.

I’m going to try and remember this green, instead. Remember how fleeting it is, like everything in every realm. Even for those of us who will live long, long lives—perhaps especially for us—there is a sense of impermanence about the world, about life, about all things. I’m sure Arahaelon finds the same sorts of slow-downs and speed-ups I do with experiences. When a year is a drop in the bucket, a tree seems to grow quickly. And a mortal life, even the long lives of some of our Fae brothers and sisters, seem to be over in an instant. Like the fading of gods, I suppose.

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So when I think farther ahead, and the sun burns off the haze….

So when I think farther ahead, and the sun burns off the haze….

I don’t think also of the smoking crater left behind when the house went up, of the surpassingly loud noises pieces of it made when they fell into the Sound, so deep there right on the cliff where we are. Where we were.

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Instead, I think of how I used to completely recreate the Queen’s Bower every season.

Instead, I think of how I used to completely recreate the Queen’s Bower every season. And I smile a little. Because now, the first harvest, the cutting down of the grain, well.

It’s not a bad time to begin again, is it? After all, that’s what we do. We begin again.

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Body: Maitreya
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Blouse: Pseudo, Jagger Top
Jeans: Spirit, Udina Jeans
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Circlet: Cae, Hymn (Silver)

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Spiffy photos taken with the indispensible aid of my LumiPro. I’d never make Gwyneth ruminate on time and words without it!

7ds   MESANGE LOGO 2017

 

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