A sunset meditation – John Gohorry


On the Ile de Ré this  September there were several fabulous sunsets and I managed to film one of them from  the beach at Les Grenettes from the moment the sun touched the horizon out at sea until its disappearance just over three and a half minutes later. It’s a process that cannot but focus the imagination into a poignant realisation of  both the beauty and the brevity of life, and the poem I wrote subsequently is the outcome of this realisation.

My video now brings the film and the poem together, and I hope that for all its rough edges it expresses something greater than the sum of its parts.

You can find it on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7kRamBeejI

1 thought on “A sunset meditation – John Gohorry

  1. That’s an atmospheric video, especially as it comprises a single shot. The words make one think of all the busy human activity going on while the sun calmly sets.

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