Mourning Walk


Mourning Walk

A Monday mourning walk
‘neath a grief grey sky
the dogs immune, ball chase
as wheeling Curlews cry
and Oyster Catchers mock
caring not that her face recedes
erased, wave by wave
broken on fissured rock

So hunched against winters sharp chastise
under fury swept northern skies
a pilgrimage I make, over wet sand
no footprints, no path, unplanned
discarded pages of Womans Realm
long forgotten replies, agonies overwhelm

While tears that fail to flow taunt
the grief so deep haunts 
and the ache that remains 
is as cold as a smile
and warm as bile
while waves roll in still

DSC October 2019

All images are available as prints until editions sell out

Images available in editions limited to 5

Printed archivally on Fotospeed papers by Valda Bailey or me, prices are for unmounted, unframed prints including packing, but not postage. Postage in the UK is by Royal Mail signed for (Special Delivery until the size becomes too large for this service). International postage is by UPS or DHL and is quoted at the time of order. Email me using THIS LINK for a firm quote, charged separately.


Up to 20 inches wide on the longest edge – £350

Up to 30 inches wide on the longest edge – £595

Up to 45 inches wide on the longest edge – £895

Up to 60 inches wide on the longest edge – £1150

Prints are signed and numbered in pencil on the front, are embossed with my artists blind stamp and come with a certificate of authenticity.