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New Poem – Passing….

Posted by on May 31, 2017 in Blog feature, Recent Writing | 98 comments

New Poem – Passing….

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Passing,

So often fruitlessly,

Through all the doors

To desire in life,

Far finer, faraway prizes

Twist and tease still,

Like runaway kites

Caught up

In a storm of being

That only more mindfulness

Can becalm.

 

Oh, for an end

To such struggles.

And with kind devotion

Comes just that.

 

An embrace

Of perfect peace

That never fails

To usher in

Its own mysteriously

Unforeseen reward.

 

Blanket upon blanket

Of selflessness,

Nestled now securely

In the glowing casket

Of your soul.

Where, deep therein forever,

Lies the warmest

And truest of dividends.

 

The lingering presence

Of love

Beneath the fragile,

Needy contours of us all.

New poem – We are all prophets…

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017 in Blog feature, Recent Writing | 106 comments

New poem – We are all prophets…

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We are all prophets

Of our own existence

Are we not?

 

And come what may,

Tis always

Such noble ambition

To leave telling traces

Of ourselves

Wherever we can.

 

Thus do all our lives

Become

An enduring tapestry

Of pointed moments,

Albeit seeded with loss,

The ache of which will pass

Whilst such sweet emotion

Remains.

 

See how potently

That narrative runs on!

 

And to guide us on our way,

Amidst the endless sway

Of needs and desire,

Delicate patterns made,

Filigrees of real meaning.

 

The absolute truth

Of raw emotions

Etched on our heart,

Left behind,

Radiant,

As pathways to tomorrow.

A touching review of ‘Threads’ by Deborah Hodge

Posted by on Mar 2, 2017 in Blog feature, Recent Writing | 3 comments

A touching review of ‘Threads’ by Deborah Hodge

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Oh, that mankind would love and finally understand each other…

 

This book is a true masterpiece.

Scott pours over every letter and syllable, breathing in their meaning conveying the essence of time itself.

What strikes me about his work, is that if humanity lived in tune with their souls as this, we would have an end to war, hunger poverty and distress. Mankind would love and finally understand each other.

The contents of this book are timeless and here is a significant wordsmith of the 21st century.

I liken his spirit whispering to the sweet essence of Toni Morrison and the pieces are steeped in culture, both ancient and modern.

Life stood still for a while whilst I read this. Threads brings together the essence of our souls and at last gives meaning. I cannot recommend this enough.

Whoo! Hoo! One Million!!

Posted by on Jan 31, 2017 in Blog feature, Recent Writing | 19 comments

Whoo! Hoo! One Million!!

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Yesterday, we reached the milestone of one million visits to scotthastie.com and are now having a little cyber party to celebrate…

So thanks to everyone all round the world for your support and heartfelt responses to my work.

Believe me, this is much appreciated and highly valued too… You really do power me on to try and reach higher in what I do, which altogether makes me feel very blessed.

With Love & Light from Scottie xxx

 

New Poem – To live a little…

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Blog feature, Recent Writing | 101 comments

New Poem – To live a little…

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To live a little

You have to die a little,

So says the angel’s

Enigmatic smile.

 

Never was the need

For any anvil of angst

Upon which

To crack open

The coded chronicles

Of such a pointed

Lifetime dilemma.

 

Till then, limited

By such dominant

Conviction

That fears the end so.

 

And such

Are all our hopes,

Freer to flower

Brighter still

When no longer clad thus.

 

Every true passion

Shared since

Speaking so clearly to this,

The resolute onward journey

Of our soul.

All by my Wonder Boy!

Posted by on Nov 8, 2016 in Blog feature, Gallery, Recent Images | 2 comments

All by my Wonder Boy!

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Stunningly original and distinctive silkscreen prints, each one carefully crafted and hand printed by the artist himself, using his own range of boldly experimental and innovative techniques. Available as printed or alternatively presented in bespoke hand made frames and mounts, using museum standard glass.

No expense spared and produced to last a lifetime – making each signed and strictly limited edition Follow-D print guaranteed to be a rare collectors item and very sound investment too!

Duncan Hastie’s featured collection to be launched exclusively at this year’s Woolwich Contemporary Print Fair, held in the extraordinary setting of the Royal Arsenal (17–19 November) The one and only annual exhibition in London to deal solely with contemporary printmaking.

 

Pricing List:

PTILORIS VICTORIAE

6 colour screen print with 2 tone paint on 225gsm recycled card.

Signed edition of only 5.

£200 Unframed.

£310 in Bespoke hand-made frame, using 70% UV blocking anti-reflective glass.

 

ORCHID

4 colour screen print with spray paint on 300gsm recycled card.

Signed edition of 15.

£140 Unframed.

£250 in Bespoke hand-made frame, using 70% UV blocking anti-reflective glass.

 

OCOULUS

5 colour radial screen print on 300gsm recycled card.

£160 Unframed.

Signed edition of 15.

£270 in Bespoke hand-made frame, using 70% UV blocking anti-reflective glass.

 

NAMASTE // DUSK

4 colour screen on 300gsm recycled card.

Signed edition of 10.

£80 Unframed.

£155 in Bespoke hand-made frame, using 70% UV blocking anti-reflective glass.

 

NAMASTE // DAWN

4 colour screen print on 300gsm recycled card.

Signed edition of 10.

£80 Unframed

£155 in Bespoke hand-made frame, using 70% UV blocking anti-reflective glass.

 

Sales and all other enquiries: dunc.hastie@gmail.com