Haiku – fortress

Tantallon Castle and Bass Rock

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You think you are strong

Walls build by hand, block by block

Find your Middle Ground

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Break down the fortress

Dismantle and declutter

Find peace beyond ruin

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This photo is of Tantallon Castle with Bass Rock behind it. Its close to where I grew up and is a stone’s throw from my Brother and my Mum in East Lothian. I haven’t seen them in person since July 2019.

I’m someone who built the blocks to be strong, but I also need to let go and acknowledge the sweet sadness of not being able to be there. I miss Scotland and the family, and hold them in my heart.

20 thoughts on “Haiku – fortress

  1. It’s so difficult to be separated from our loved ones. My sister hasn’t seen her adult children in a year due to borders being closed. Sending love and hugs from afar Val. May you be reunited with your loved ones soon πŸ’•πŸŒˆ

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  2. Lovely…makes me think if we build it too strongly we sometimes miss letting wonderful people in too πŸ€”
    Sending wishes that you are reunited with your family soon 🀞❀️

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