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Old Book

it’s pages are parchment

creased and waved

like the crest of seas

rolling in foam drifts

on sandy ridges,


a vast unknown empire

of words still waiting… 16 more words


Spring, I Hope You're Real!

Oh, my goodness! Not only do I hope (and pray) that Spring is real, but I really, really – we really, really need it to appear! 1,036 more words


Plans Change

Ever have one of those days where you’re doing something all day long and still feel like you’ve accomplished nothing?  I had all these mini projects planned for yesterday: 212 more words

 A trick of the eye.

Today there are fewer cars; the start of Easter holidays, so that morning rush is absent and all is quiet . A good time to think and to write, to put thoughts in order as they hit the page, to read, flick through the newspaper and instantly forget the news, forget to worry for those in far places whose lives affect ours like butterfly wings. 155 more words

in which rain startled a plover

from repose. High above

I saw the plover like a dot hovering

and then settling quietly on the willow

outside my window. I was somewhere else… 131 more words


End of Month View - March 2015

Well March has been a blustery month from start to finish and last night was the worst for some time.  Whilst the temperatures haven’t been particularly low for the time of year I think we have been lacking in sunshine and many of the plants are behind last year.  757 more words


Change of mind...

I went down to the allotment yesterday and bagged up three huge bags of mostly brambles and some grass. It was hard but satisfying work and the fresh air was invigorating. 202 more words