Darker than a starless night

Clear as a sky without a cloud
may be a mother's mind,
but darker than a starless night
with not one gleam, not one,
no gleam to show the way.

The Madwoman arrives at the ferry in Benjamin Britten's first church parable Curlew River. Photograph taken this afternoon inland from Aldeburgh. More on Curlew River here.
Photo (c) On An Overgrown Path 2007. Report broken links, missing images and errors to - overgrownpath at hotmail dot co dot uk


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