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Summer loving

Go now but I’ll lodge here under eaves of copper beech twisted canopy of colours rhythmic limbs atremble kaleidoscoping secret summer lie ins a spangled mosaic, upwardly mobile go now and let the thousand-and-one falling leaves litter me deep in wintry sleep Whimsygizmo has given us leaves in all its meanings to kick… Continue Reading “Summer loving”


Mouldering jet in a jar miraculous almost metamorphosed from petalled white cascades of April showers heated in halcyon hours lazy fat matronly baskers swell sponge-like into summer drops rotund and diamanté purple tested on waspish tongues beads of suspended animation outlasting even winter ©… Continue Reading “Prunes”

A rose at bay

“When the tongues of flames are in-folded Into the crowned knot of fire And the fire and the rose are one”* willowherb sets its face windward cornered coloniser of the wasteland drills seed into dry, virgin dust an aftermath of fire fringing forest and fen… Continue Reading “A rose at bay”