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Nature Poem: Tree Talk by S.E Acton

Black Ven/ May 26, 2017/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

This tree spoke into the evening haze, bridging boundary breezes, talking in and out of clamouring leaves. Its cloak the length of light, depth of dark, walking between breaths and the waking hunger’s spark, as grown centuries lullabied progress. This tree called us to once-known wonders, pressed weightless time into its bone pile, absorbed our surrender into Saturn’s rings –

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Wave-Maker short story collection

Black Ven/ February 26, 2015/ Uncategorized/ 0 comments

This winter I’ve been writing a collection of short stories to take a break from writing a novel. Wave-Maker is a series inspired by the story of a competitor in the 1969 solo non-stop single-handed round the world yacht race (The Sunday Times Golden Globe), his name was Donald Crowhurst. After nearly 240 days alone at sea without radio communication,

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