Hiding Behind New Dust

Hiding Behind New Dust


Looking back

there was, without a shadow

of a doubt, a certain beauty there

Albeit trapped and shrouded

caught and held firm

on those high narrow ledges

And again, within

such deep crevices, like those

we once found hidden and then lost

Yes, that is where it so often

went unnoticed despite such an

extraordinary spark at the heart of it

Where stained glass

stands as a sharp testimony

to the new dust that now surrounds it



  • dusk arising

    This is a class thing i'm sure.... the only dust i got was on my Airfix kits dangling from the ceiling. The ones my dear brother used to love to aim pieces of folded cardboard at, propelled by an ack ack elastic band.

    • Neville

      Ha' I still had a couple of them until very recently .. Airfix kits that is .. thanks for propelling ya self forward you old spitfire you :)

    • orchidee

      A fine write Neville.
      Blame me teacher - one said to us 'Sing loud, so as to dislodge the dust from the ceiling'. So I did - and not stopped yet! lol. I'm covered in dust now. (Do shut up, Orchi. lol).

      • Neville

        you need to be very careful when you raise your voice above the merest squeak Orchidee .. but I thank you regardless .... :)

      • Fay Slimm.

        Beauty tho' dust-trapped finds ways through to let shine its attraction and to whomsoever - as does this write dear Nev. with such a spark of beguile behind every line.

        • Neville

          Now that'll do very nicely .. thank you my lady Fay....................

          .... Neville

        • Goldfinch60

          When we remove the dust from our lives we always see what beauty we had during that life.


          • Neville

            ................................ By Jove, I think he's got it, thanks a bundle Andy .. have a wonderful Wednesday my friend ...

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