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March 2008, vol 4 no 1

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Diana Webb


Only Connect...

Athena Reproduction on the wall, Van Gogh.

Against blue, the bridge suspended from chains across a gap separating walls of weathered brick to let he blue channel through.

Between a white and red house and two green poplars, just short of the place where the wooden planks raise, a nineteenth century woman in black under a black umbrella.

She loved this focal spot; beneath the compass of spokes, small figure silhouetted endlessly...

                                        out of the dark