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Mount Hina

Updated: Sep 13

A poem inspired by Jon Pountain's painting 'Mount Hina'

Vinyl acrylic paint on plywood panel, 25cm (H) x 20cm (W), 2020 visit Jon's website to see more of his incredible paintings www.jonpountain.com


Blazing lights over dark mountain


So dark I am lost in her presence


As I fall into her darkness, I remember I have known you before, I have lived in the mouth of your caves


I crawl into your depths, I am centre


There I dance with black staffs and Mount Hina shakes to her core


I breathe you into my belly, my belly swells with momentous energy, vibrating to the sound of drums below


The lights come out of my dark mouth and soar into the sky as if they have been there for all time


The moon is formed, light bleeds down and I weep with joy


My tears become an ocean and the light dances on the surface


I weave a circular portal with beads of light that come alive when you are ready to dive to meet me in between worlds


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