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Reflecting on Reflections (Cryptic-Cove Park Residency)

Supported by The Substation.

A brief postcard/progress report.

I’ve found myself drawn to the ponds as they reflect the relentless progress of weather across the highland heavens.

I’ve been pondering Narcissus and Echo – each with their own afflicted reflections.

I’ve realised the Ancient Greeks were so very transdisciplinary explaining physics in neat metaphoric narratives.

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I’ve been revising high school physics to understand the poetry of properties.

I’ve been imbibing the erudite episodes of W. G. Sebald in the pursuit of form.

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I’ve been rambling, just a little, over hillocks and down to the loch shore, that hides not sea monsters but navy submarines.

And all the while I’m listening to tiny birds I can’t yet identify, to the donkey that sounds like a squeaking gate, and the holy trinity of wookie cattle who snuffle-munch on the Pod pathway.

And I go to sleep to the soft weeping rain, sometimes the wild whipping wind, followed by the deep, deep silence of the fog.

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PS – Pop-quiz courtesy of the Physics Room
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/class/sound/Lesson-3/Interference-and-Beats

My participation in the Cryptic-Cove Park residency program is supported by The SUBSTATION.

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