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Duct tape surfing – a charming, beautiful and inspiring story

I won’t explain it, just watch it. Easily one of the best things I’ve seen this year.

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From the Vimeo description:

Eighteen years ago a slight lapse in concentration crushed Pascale’s dreams of surfing. But with the help of a family friend and a roll of duct tape; she can now call herself a surfer.

Pascale Honore & Tyron Swan

Support their journey West at pozible.com/DuctTapeSurfing | Facebook.com/DuctTapeSurfing

Film/Edit : Mark Tipple
MarkTipple.com | Facebook.com/MarkTipplePhoto

Music : Halfway House, Apricot Rail
music.HiddenShoal.com | Facebook.com/ApricotRail

Mother’s day / Mothers’ day – a couple o’ poems

Mother o’ Mine

Rudyard Kipling

If I were hanged on the highest hill,
Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine
I know whose love would follow me still,
Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine!

If I were drowned in the deepest sea,
Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine
I know whose tears would come down to me,
Mother o’ mine, O mother o’ mine!

If I were damned of body and soul,
I know whose prayers would make me whole,
Mother o’ mine, 0 mother o’ mine!

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To My Mother

Robert Louis Stevenson

You too, my mother, read my rhymes
For love of unforgotten times,
And you may chance to hear once more
The little feet along the floor.

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if there are any heavens my mother will

E. E. Cummings

if there are any heavens my mother will(all by herself)have
one. It will not be a pansy heaven nor
a fragile heaven of lilies-of-the-valley but
it will be a heaven of blackred roses

my father will be(deep like a rose
tall like a rose)

standing near my

(swaying over her
silent)
with eyes which are really petals and see

nothing with the face of a poet really which
is a flower and not a face with
hands
which whisper
This is my beloved my

(suddenly in sunlight

he will bow,

& the whole garden will bow)

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