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Way Ahead
Bright Horizons


To see the world around me and to be able to read what I see is an endless journey of the mind.
To travel is to meet and live with people and nature and blend with them.
You will need the spirit inside you
to let this happen.
Books have always been an open window through which one can read the writer's thoughts. You can then
follow his thoughts. Your mind will fly away, beyond what the eye can see through an open window.
And then there is the photograph taken either by you or by the inspired traveler. It captures the flowing moment
and makes it last in eternity.
One photograph can replace a thousand words; it can also translate to different thinking to different people.
It is a big joy when I discover a photograph able to fill my mind. I wish I could have lived that moment and
captured it with my camera.

See this photograph:
The ruins of Salamis in Cyprus.
The Gymnasium.
These marbles have been lying there for centuries.
See the headless statue. He is staring at the glory of the past. He cannot speak or act.
His people have transformed into standing marbles under the sad sky.
Still they stand here on this land. Patiently waiting sticked to the land.
Knowing that change will come.
Because this land does not belong to those who master it now.

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His soul is no more here.
He has flown away.
In storm or in sunshine it is always the same for him.
He will keep flying over the sea and the land.
He can see his marbles from anywhere.

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If he ever needs to rest he has found a nest
overlooking his Salamis.
Kantara,
the castle.
From here even in his rest
he will master his land.
Let them think that they own the land.
The soul they do not own.
In the end they will leave.
They have always left in the end.

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Way Ahead – Bright Horizons [Notes regarding the previous pages]

Words inspired by three photographs. As presented in my early work with the philokypros.net website.

The title Way Ahead was mainly related to that webpage's scope. It provided various links to prospective visitors that would enable them to discover more aspects about the website's and the author's interests.

I would like to thank Martin Liebermann –The Photographer, http://www.martin-liebermann.de– for allowing me to present his photos on my webpage.

The first photo, Ruins of Salamis, is described in my text. The second photo's description by Martin is about: The End of the Storm: "Against dark clouds, a seabird flies. A bright horizon appears". And a note about the photo says: "Scanned from a severely underexposed slide. Sometimes mistakes give great results". The third photo is The Kantara Castle, located in the eastern Penta-tha´ktylos mountain range in Cyprus. I would add: "Like a flying seabird, from above overlooking the north and the south". Indeed a majestic spot commanding the eastern part of the island.

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