In the Garden of Absence

Collection by Stella Pierides


Poetry / short verse / haiku In the Garden of Absence takes you on a journey echoing the author’s childhood. Yet it does so in the context of adult concerns, uncertainties, and anxieties—as well as pleasures. This book explores the existential fear of loneliness, the many facets of absence, and glimpses a path towards bearing absence and being creatively alone.

Stella Pierides
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Kettles Yard, Cambridge

Explore Holly Pamela Hossack's photos on Flickr. Holly Pamela Hossack has uploaded 63 photos to Flickr.

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How extreme isolation warps the mind

When people are isolated from human contact, their mind can do some truly bizarre things, says Michael Bond. Why does this happen?

Japan's Children's Day is the idea behind my tattoo, where families fly koi flags/kites in front of their homes to represent their family. Each family member is represented by a different color koi; black for dad, red for mom, blue for son, pink for girls Boys Day, Child Day, Carpe Coi, Art Chinois, Asian Tattoos, Asian Home Decor, Magic Carpet, Fauna, Japanese Culture

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All about my mother: the demons of Paula Rego – by her son

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In an increasingly globalised economy and culturally diverse country, a new report from King's College London and NCS reveals a 'concerning' lack of social integration and level of loneliness amongst the next generation of young people, which. Short Verses, Social Integration, Life Satisfaction, Moving To The Uk, Meeting New People, Loneliness, Young People, The Guardian, Lonely

Loneliness: a silent plague that is hurting young people most

For young Britons, loneliness is an epidemic – and they are even more likely to fall victim to its insidious dangers than the elderly. Natalie Gil reports

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This artist sends unwrapped items covered in stamps to people around the world

Mail art is a wonderfully weird movement that can take many forms. Peter Liversidge’s interpretation - as you can see from the above photo - is unique and rather abstract.

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The Freudian phrases you use without realising it

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News 28 April 2011

Wonderful news! One of my haiku, ‘Chrysalis,’ was highlighted in issue 17 of Haikuverse, in Melissa Allen’s Red Dragonfly. Honored indeed to be included alongside, well, I don’t even dare mention names… you have to go and read for yourselves. Melissa Allen’s blog is a must read if you are interested in Haiku, Haibun, Haiga…

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White spaces can be profoundly beautiful; full of mystery and promise, a reminder of the infinite potential that dwells within nature--and each of us.

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Britain has been voted the loneliness capital of Europe

Every Tuesday at 6pm, Caroline, a 78-year-old widow, settles down in a comfortable chair in the hallway of her north London home and waits for a phone call. Wilma never fails to ring right on time. The pair then chat away for the best part of an hour about everything from their families, to football scores, to the situation in Ukraine.