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Archive for November 12, 2014

A Wednesday evening Poem and Gallery : Reach

A Morning walk up the hill 1
Images of Ireland
Nigel Borrington

Reach

I want to walk with you to the highest peak
then watch your eyes,
gaze out into the night sky
wide with wonder,
as they see the very stars
they hope to one day conquer

Orion 2.

I want you to go and see the sights
you never imagined you’d ever see
Walk along the canals, a swim in the lakes,
Walk down rivers so clear.

River Barrow, County Kilkenny. Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington.

I want you to stand
and reach for the furthest cloud,
grab at the sunshine
and trace patterns in the cold winds from the north

Pagan Elements : Air Landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

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Sunrise behind the Knockmeal downs standing stone.

Sunrise behind the standing stone. Knockmealdown Mountains. County Waterford. Irish landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Sunrise behind the standing stone.
Knockmealdown Mountains.
County Waterford.
Irish landscape Photography : Nigel Borrington

Standing at the top of a hill in the knockmealdown mountains, county Waterford is this amazing standing stone, it rises about 2 meters from the ground. It must have been here for some four thousand years.

I took this images one morning just after sunrise while walking through these mountains that look down over the Waterford coastline.

I placed the rising Sun behind the stone as I wanted to capture the idea of the function of these stones, the tracking of the sun as it moved position on the horizon during the year.