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Day 8 NaPoWriMo 2022

Sun rises on a new day -tree branches creakin dawn's cool breezeand we birds fill the airwith our song of joy:a clarion call to the worldto give voice to our thanks,our hopes and dreamsof a good day to come This... Continue Reading →

Day 3 NaPoWriMo 2022

The dew of the morning    Sunk chill on my brow— It felt like the warning    Of what I feel now. When We Two Parted, George Gordon Byron The dampness pervades Puckering my skin Against the cold light of... Continue Reading →

Day 2 NaPoWriMo 2022

This bitter afterwinter should not surprise Coming as it does after March's Ides And yet... and still... we dare to dream Of soft, warm days that caress our skin With rays of light in gentle perfumed breeze The catkins sing... Continue Reading →

OctPoWriMo2021 #1 Cascade into winter

October’s weather anticipates the winter Clear, glassy days interspersed with heavy showers A pervading sense of winter looming Scarves are swathed, encasing like a mummy Gloved hands thrust into pockets deep October’s weather anticipates the winter Sun shines on autumn leaves... Continue Reading →

Day 18 #OctPoWriMo – A Diatelle

Walk Ramble Thoughts gambol Sauntering feet Together we amble Past pink dog rose and meadowsweet Hearts beating to calm of nature’s drum beat We observe, point out, discuss and river birds squawk As the day cools down, sunlight does retreat... Continue Reading →

Day 17 #OctPoWriMo ABC Poem

Admiring the leaves that Autumn tosses to the ground Blowing this way and that before they stick Caught in the grasses that sway to and fro Daylight sun catches them ablaze in glorious technicolour Each one a jeweled marvel of... Continue Reading →

Chaotic beauty

Eyes filled with aweand heart with joy:sunshine glows on autumn gold -red leaves fall as infection rises.Lockdown looms againin an autumn haze of misty morningsand crisp, star filled nights -sound carrying conversationsand laughter from thosewho have congregatedin parks, benches &... Continue Reading →

Veto this #OctPoWriMo2018 #5

Mother O mother You are denied Your bounty is raped Away Life Is nothing Nor beauty either Only the money matters Now Nature Is doomed For man's greed All else is spurned Ignored Listen The birds Are silent now No... Continue Reading →

The Quokka and the Quahog #OctPoWriMo2018 #4

The quokka grins - a happy chap With photobombs and selfies Fearless and furry madcap Like a marsupial Ewok buddy Friendly and oh so cute Posing with random delight 'The happiest animal on earth' Is beloved for his open joy... Continue Reading →

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