When I was young all things seemed possible.

A few years later and the ideals change. You wonder why the world is the way it is. No amount of effort seems to change anything, it all ends up the same: Chaos and cynicism. And through it all humanity seems to lose something of its better self.

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  1. thanks for the sub at “Baying at the Moon” but that’s my old, now defunct, site. all my posts are always at “Barking in the Dark” you sound a very interesting and intelligent person and so i hope to see you over there. i appreciate it a lot. continue…


  2. Greeting DF!

    It is always wonderful to meet a creative soul. Thank you for subscribing to my blog. I look forward to getting to know you. I am off to visit your corner of the blogging world right this minute.

    Cheers, Margie


  3. DFB, i feel the same DNA in your poem that i feel in everyone that i write! I feel the spirit and the peace that comes from the part of God that resides within us! Every thing in your site sends out a message of sincere love. I am humbled that you took the time to read one of my poems…thank you! Rest assured that i will embrace and share your poems with others also. Its wonderful to share a true message to many others! May your blessings always abound. Always your friend!


  4. now I see how you see yourself..
    I seem to read ones art before i see what they think
    of themselves,
    I am backwards most days …LOLs..
    I look forward to wandering and exploring your
    words and visual words..
    Thank you for stopping by mine…
    I am drawn to England and its history too
    not sure why, when i went for the first time a couple years
    ago I had I think I left some of the energy of my soul there
    or England imprinted me, not sure, whatever the reason I
    continue to go back…
    i hope to see you around…

    Take care…



  5. Thank you! Yes, like your name, I think blue and green are the dominant colours of England, but of course, so much of it has been spoilt. Even so, what remains is often magical and historic. Thank you for looking and commenting, I’m very grateful.


  6. Mr. Barker I think you’re a very talented artist. The play of light, the impressionism. Very surreal, captivating.

    I liked your Driftwood poem as well. Takes courage to shake off the sand and become driftwood.

    By the way, there’s a problem with your profile. I tried to make it to your page from mine, and it wouldn’t let me. Said it was deleted. Might wanna look into it.

    Anyways, I can agree with you about creativity. I feel it emanates from the same source as well, though I’m primarily a writer. Call it god, or the collective unconscious, or whatever.

    Good to know ya.


  7. What a lovely combination of talents! Sadly, I am a single-string creative, but I do admire people who have multiple talents. I enjoyed your poems and pictures.


  8. I am not creative,but it certainly does not hamper my appreciation and value for beatiful paintings such as yours.I will continue to follow what I am sure will be a wonderful journey.Thank You


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  11. Hello there,

    You write wonderful poetry up here. Well done! 🙂 Keep penning and keep inspiring! I am sure one day the door will open for you and that lots of readers will find your poetry both entertaining and interesting! 🙂

    I have a joyful ride in your blog, and now I’d like to invite you to visit mine. Thank you and have a wonderful day, my friend! 🙂

    Subhan Zein


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  13. I have enjoyed looking at your paintings on the websites you have listed on this page. You captured the cold, mistiness of the sea very well in the painting ‘Mysterious Boats’. I liked the energy of the paintings ‘Abstract Seascape’, ‘River of Daisies’ and ‘Into the Wild Wood’. I admired your words about being willing to experiment, trying to push the limits of your natural caution.


  14. Wonderful and thanks for sharing some things about yourself. Do I understand correctly that you write mysteries under a pen name?

    I think I want to be you when I grow up … assuming I ever do! 😉 LOL!



  15. Hi! Well, it’s my partner who is the crime writer and I’m just the poet/painter/whatever…! Thank you.


  16. Hi David. I don’t know if you accept awards, but I am nominating you for the One Lovely Blog Award. I think your blog is very well done and a beautiful way of bringing your talents as artist and poet together. You can pick up the logo for your award at my next posting (August 3, 2012). Jane


  17. Thank you so much Jane – I don’t normally accept awards but I really appreciate this, especially as I admire your talents so much.


  18. Thank you so much! Back online now after weeks of internet problems but have finally got onto fibre optic – hope it’s more stable! Hope you’re ok.


  19. wow! and i thought the only people who had connection problems were the ones who lived in third-world countries! congratulations, it must feel great to be connected with ultra-fast service! in contrast, sometimes a youtube takes half an hour to load.. other times a few minutes.. the other night i tried to play an hour-long concert, and it stopped/balked every time around minute 8!
    enjoy your fast connections, and it will be great to see your future posts!


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