Tag: john clare

O Poesy is on the wane

The title is from John Clare’s poem which speaks of regret for the changes that modernity was bringing to his landscape (and to his style of poetry). We photographers often look to the past too, amongst the decayed and derelict, that seem to be… Continue Reading “O Poesy is on the wane”

Winter woolies

“The sheep get up and make their many tracksAnd bear a load of snow upon their backs,And gnaw the frozen turnip to the groundWith sharp quick bite, and then go noising round” John Clare ~ Winter Sheep A just above freezing day and I… Continue Reading “Winter woolies”

Goodbye November

“The landscape sleeps in mist from morn till noon;And, if the sun looks through, ’tis with a faceBeamless and pale and round, as if the moon,When done the journey of her nightly race,Had found him sleeping, and supplied his place…” John Clare, ‘The Shepherd’s… Continue Reading “Goodbye November”