Since the lock-downs began, The Berlin Compost, who's tagline is 'we often forget we are nature', has been sharing something nature related each and every day to help inspire and keep many readers sane whilst they stay isolated. The creator, Laura Karimloo is forever researching and exploring in nature, knowing first hand just how powerful … Continue reading The Berlin Compost – Nature Dose
Believing it’s what we need Rather than what we want Tricked into thought With an unnecessary response. Whilst the world burns down The seas continue to rise Ignorant people follow suit Living out their foolish lies. Deadlines must be met But for who? Or why? Generations of rushed people Never a break Too busy … Continue reading Today.
Can’t sit Mind walks. Can’t walk Mind flies. Can’t fly Mind sits, Sinks and cries. - H. O'Neill - Jack Hare (photograph)
Nature had far more time to produce the diversity of life; with everything evolving from a micro-fish; the most resilient algorithm is passed on, creating a ‘core demographic'. Free from control of any outside power; protected by imaginary glass domes surrounded by fringe societies who are exposed to the harsh realities of life itself. Colonies … Continue reading Anaesthesia
I wonder who he sees when he looks out at me? Does he see a lost child or divinity staring through me? Seen he has, many a night and many a days, Until all his years hath fade. His wrinkled brow and hair silvery white, Reminding of a life just passing by. Hither and … Continue reading A Timeless Glance
Visualisations in meditation are often a really useful way of inviting in and embodying new perspectives, feelings and emotions. It can help lighten your load by seeing how the power of your imagination and thoughts can change how you feel at that very moment. It gives you that motivation to change your thoughts when you … Continue reading Meditation Snippet no.6 – Visualisation
Polaris Oh my dear Polaris How I seek you In the noise of the lurid lights You elude me Seldom the dawn's devious whisper Gifts me your glow You play hide and seek In the dark cotton fields The sailors wait impatiently As the tidal winds blow The meteors race around In their yearly absurd … Continue reading Polaris and the Traveler
- Zoë Doran
a mindful poetic expression of the untangling of our mental processes, and how questioning our expectations can lead to true happiness.
More from Zoe Doran bringing her stripped back realness in her illustrations. Her beautifully emotive pieces, provide a glimpse of what it's like inside her mind, reminding us that we should all make an effort to be open with how we feel, perhaps through art or just through your bog standard, classic conversation. … Continue reading zoe doran