Category: Photo essay

gathering clouds

We did not notice their coming. Eyes fixed on the apex, minds on the map, our breath shortening to the point of discomfort. Stopping then and turning to the east, sucking in salty ozone breaths from the wide flat seascape below. Skylarks filtered upward into silence.… Continue Reading “gathering clouds”

Postcard poetry: Soho square

A June afternoon and Soho square is packed with people, lounging, lunching, scattering themselves like litter over the grass. Pigeons rest up – too hot for canoodling. Unwelcome squatters with little regard for the history of the half-timbered gardener’s hut, treating it as a luxurious dovecote , a crow’s nest even… Continue Reading “Postcard poetry: Soho square”

Stuck on amber

Half grown and heavier than the oldest man-cub in the pack. And teeth which crack a bone with ease but merely graze a hand in play. The cat disdains, but fears in turn the one quick bite and shake as mouth on mouse or… Continue Reading “Stuck on amber”