Sunday, 11 October 2009

Nature of the Night


Dancing in shadow, rustling the leaves
Snapping of twigs
A quavering branch
Then, silence.

The forest of night
Frozen in time
A land of primal lore
Beyond mans miasmic clench.

Mother Nature, wildlife under wing
Her gliding grace
Branching antlers
Her translucent moonbeam face.

Blessed by cloaks of midnight
Hedgehogs, owls, hares
Brock's, vixen and doe
Lady Oak tracing each move as they come and go.

Lady of the night
Transcending circles
Osmotic to and fro
His will, her woe.

35 comments:

ArtSparker said...

This is a lovely work.

lynne h said...

the magical power of trees and the magical powers of your felted images...

Raph G. Neckmann said...

Beautiful.

Trée said...

Wonderful combination of word and weave. Your blog is ripe with beauty, warm as autumn sun on the porch. Beautiful work Jasmine.

aleph said...

Beautiful and full of magic, both the felt work and the words. I loved the image.

Caio Fernandes said...

to feel the work and to read the poem ... what a perfect combination !!

The Scrybe said...

Wonderful, again a beautiful combination. I find your love for our mother endearing... And 'miasmic', I love discovering new words... :)

Tammie Lee said...

your art
your words
touch my heart
my season
feels blessed
by you

Döt...♡ said...

I absolutely love this. The imagery and the poetry are very ethereal.

Blackall St is near Brick Lane, closer to Old Street.

Assayya said...

this work made me smile.
there is so much love in the oaktree and the little creatures around her,
well done:))

OT i will show my oil paintwork when i'll finish it---promised:))

Crafty Green Poet said...

i love nature at night, everything becomes so much more mysterious, so much wilder...

Shadow said...

how magical... lovely!

Delphyne said...

Wow - I simply had no idea that so much could be done with felt! This is gorgeous, Jasmine! And, so are your words...

Jukka said...

I once danced in the forests in the night.

Janine said...

Jasmine this is beautiful!

Assayya said...

thank you so much for the herballink.
i visit it yet:))

velvetwoods said...

lovely colours and movement in your work.

Cynthia said...

Oh I love this, like walking into
an ancient myth!

Corinna Nitschmann said...

I can feel it...it is moving...

Corinna Nitschmann said...

I just forgot to write: I have no translator on my felt blog, because I write another one in english:

www.cornit-felt.blogspot.com

But I didn't have time yet to translate the last posting :o). Throw away my german blog address. The english one will be enough :o).

Fluffy regards
Corinna

Harnett-Hargrove said...

This poem is so very silver blue...

Brian Miller said...

that was a magical journey into the woods...wonderful.

Ann Marie said...

what a LOVELY poem! i dream of reading poems like this...and i search high and low for them. so happy you share such talent with us! it brings beauty and awe into my life.

ger said...

Ha, she`s as brave as my buuh-resistant one... thanks for visiting Gerdiary - I like your gently expressive felt work...

CJ Stitching and Blooms said...

Hello Jasmine, your poetry is lovely, you have such a wonderful way with words. And your wool felted Autumn piece of art is magical. Love it. Hugs Judy

SarahA said...

Beautiful post for Autumn Jasmine and I am liking your picture too; muchly.

Döt...♡ said...

Hi Jasmine,
Thanks again for your comments!
Feel free to use the photograph... its a packet of chewing gum that was a present from LA.
I'll look forward to reading your piece on climate change.

Natural Moments said...

The Silence of the Night certainly does transcend many loud circles.

Jasmine said...

Thank you all for your comments,

Natural Moments, Scrybe and SarahA,

I just wanted to say that when starting this piece your piece (Bern)of creative writing about transcendence and your poem (SarahA) 'A
silence full of sound' played through my mind a lot and helped shape the beginning.

The piece evolved a lot and seemed to take me where it wanted to go
but Scrybe's poem Quarantine seemed to pull it together for me.

Thank you :)

http://walkinginstillness.blogspot.com/2009/09/transcendence.html
http://wwwwherethewindblows.blogspot.com/2009/09/silence-full-of-sound.html
http://thescrybe.blogspot.com/2009/09/quarantine.ht

Natural Moments said...

It's wonderful when we can pull resources, knowledge, and information from many sources and create something new to enjoy and to transform our lives with. Its a great Way to feel something New.

The Scrybe said...

Wow, I feel honoured; especially since I love it here! I'm pleased to be a part of it, thank you so much :)

SarahA said...

Oh Jasmine. Do you know how much that touches my heart so?
But the thanks is all mine. Really!

ruthie said...

beautiful words & i love the felted piece x

GreenWhisper said...

Magical :)

T said...

Hi Jasmine, I love this felt, and the poem. Beautiful.
xt