That bridge between my world and theirs

That bridge between my world and theirs

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“Time is an enormous, long river, and I’m standing in it, just as you’re standing in it. My elders are the tributaries, and everything they thought and every struggle they went through and everything they gave their lives to, and every song they created, and every poem that they laid down flows down to me – and if I take the time to ask, and if I take the time to see, and if I take the time to reach out, I can build that bridge between my world and theirs. I can reach down into that river and take out what I need to get through this world”
(Utah Phillips)

Transient sunlight dapples the riverbanks in places, as the slowly drifting waters of the River Tavy pass beneath Denham Bridge on the edge of Dartmoor National Park.

Denham Bridge is an old packhorse bridge near Buckland Monachorum.

It is a Grade II listed building. A bridge existed on this site in medieval times but the present structure probably dates to the 17th Century, although considerably repaired in 19th Century.

The deep pool below the bridge is a popular wild-swimming location.

Weather conditions: Cloud-base touching the summits of the hilltops surrounding the valley, very fine drizzle and occasional bursts of transient light
26/06/2013 - 13:17morpheus71
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GIULIO57

Link Posted 26/06/2013 - 15:19
Beautiful words and well transferred into a photo.
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doingthebobs

Link Posted 26/06/2013 - 15:22
Lovely.

I'm glad you didn't do it in Monachorum though.
Bob

stigg

Link Posted 26/06/2013 - 15:39
Stunning.
All the best
Brian

And come him slow or come him fast it is but death who comes at last.

leep

Link Posted 27/06/2013 - 17:45
Nice reflections, love it!

sandinista

Link Posted 27/06/2013 - 19:42
Haunting and ethereal image Phil, quite magical and captivating
Great simplicity is only won by an intense moment or by years of intelligent effort. T.S Eliot

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Link Posted 01/07/2013 - 08:47
Green and gorgeous!
Paul.

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