A Point of Views?
New Star Rising There’s a new star rising in the west, and it’s coming from the place, that we know must be the best. The nights are growing longer, feel the power getting stronger, put the people of the old ways to the test. Along the horizon, lines of dust. In the prisons, bars of … Continue reading New Star Rising
How short can a poem be before it’s just a few words on a piece of paper, before it’s not a poem? Then again, what is a poem? There is a one-letter poem apparently, by the American poet and novelist, Aram Saroyan. It’s called, well, I can’t really type what it’s called. The poem consists … Continue reading How short can a poem be?
Blaenau Ffestiniog 13 – 7 – 86 I know you like getting letters, so here is one. Got up fairly late today, well it is Sunday, and went down to Porthmadog on the Ffestiniog Railway. Lots of shops open here (Blaenau) and in Porthmadog on Sundays, shopping no problem. Very misty here this morning, well, … Continue reading A letter from North Wales.
The Earth’s orbit around the Sun isn’t circular but rather it’s elliptic. Just to make things interesting, the Sun doesn’t sit at the centre of that ellipse, it sits slightly off centre, therefore during its orbit the Earth gets further away from and then closer to the Sun through the course of a year. Today, … Continue reading Elliptical incidental.