Monthly Archives: February 2011

Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca and Symbolism: A Brief Analysis

(Please acknowledge and reference any use of this material.) I’ve been re-reading Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca (1938) recently and the power of its symbolism struck me once again.  I love how on first reading the meaning behind du Maurier’s words simply … Continue reading

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Small Stone

Deep in the wide Black Mountains, nothing but green gorse and silence surrounds me. From somewhere, out of sight, a sheep coughs.

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Small Stone

My hands grasp the wheel, my car grips the road; rushing forward, holding on.

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I draw back thick, woven cream onto pale grey silk and diamond drops; the fabric of the morning.

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The seagull spreads its wings, grey on grey, and soars on lifts of air.

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Small Stone

Through my study window, wind blows and buffets filligree fingers of beech, but the trunk stands straight and strong.

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