New Farm Park Ginko: Trudie Murrell & John Wainwright

                                                           garden wedding
                                                           storm clouds bring something
                                                           new to wait for

                                                                           *

                                                           waiting for the bride
                                                           pageboy and crow
                                                           compare suits

                                                                           *

                                                            under the Bay Fig
                                                            a violin plays
                                                            branches dip closer

                                                                           *

                                                            long summer
                                                            boughs outstretched
                                                            check for rain

                                                                          *

                                                             under the fig tree
                                                             crested pigeons fuss
                                                             house proud

                                                                          *

                                                                          poems by Trudie Murrell
                                                                          photograph by Cindy Keong

 

                                                           chattering birds                               
                                                           remove the ear-piece
                                                           when the mobile rings

                                                                            *

                                                           there is but one poem                    
                                                           this time a black ant

                                                                            *

                                                           the woman beside                            
                                                           the pregnant woman
                                                           rubs her stomach

                                                                            *

                                                           autumn breeze                                   
                                                           nothing is still
                                                           but my heart

                                                                            *

                                                           small light
                                                           a spider on
                                                           her web

                                                                           *

                                                                           poems by John Wainwright
                                                                           photograph by Cindy Keong

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5 Comments

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5 responses to “New Farm Park Ginko: Trudie Murrell & John Wainwright

  1. Trudie, I love the image of the pageboy and the crow!
    Cindy, thanks for the picture – absolutely gorgeous bird!

  2. bd

    yup yup, what jdub said.

    and cindy, the woman beside the the woman. perfick.

  3. Trudie Murrell

    ‘the woman beside the pregnant woman’ is an all time favourite, no suprises there. I also love ‘there is but one poem’. Cindy, thanks again for the photos and Graham thanks for posting them.

  4. Lee-Anne Davie

    Yes T. I love the pageboy and the crow comparing suits. And JDub, just love that your heart is still. Gorgeous images you two and thank you for sharing time, words and imagery on the ginko.

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