Gothic London

 

Photos & Editing: Aline LaPierre & Victor Osaka
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THE CALLING OF THE LIGHT
WESTMINSTER ABBEY

Imposing columns, like revered immortal trees
lead the eye
from dark history when kings and queens
were wed and laid to rest,
upward to the transcendent light
aglow with ageless majesty.

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DEFYING IMPERMANENCE
WESTMINSTER ABBEY

Quietly sitting on the cool green lawn
studying the abbey’s lace-like silvery stone.
Déjà vu.
I have been here before
in a past century, in a bygone life.

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TIMELESS MOMENT
THE CLOISTER AT WESTMINSTER ABBEY

 

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“Yes! I am the girl from the colonies.”

No solace here.
Only unquestioned conceit
speaking with unyielding dominance
to the naive young girl that I was then.

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BRITAIN RULES
PARLIAMENT BUILDING
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BIG BEN ON A CLOUDY DAY

Like an oversize grandfather clock,
it faces the four corners of the land.
It’s full-bodied voice marks the pace of the hour,
a resounding symbol of immutability.

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 TRUSTED GUARDIANS
TOWER BRIDGE 

When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life;
for there is in London all that life can afford.

Samuel Johnson

 

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