Had some time the other day, and so wrote the below on seeing this art work by Matilda Emgård over at –
A visual world to listen for at times,
As I find myself deep inside signals, sign and semaphore,
A visual world
Her endless walks, up there high on a wire,
Leads her friend gently through each storm,
Did you hear all those songs they’ve sung together,
Perhaps you heard every conversation they shared.
There’s something about those many miles they’ve covered,
What a wonderous two strangers sharing colours they’ve lived,
Out beneath their black umbrella cover, her red shoes to lead their way,
Out inside their hidden stories, painted black between high-wire and storm.
Strangers no more journeying wire, they know where their going,
Friends with good hearts and their unwritten tales to share.