Tag: scarlet

October quintet

Marsh ~ a tract of low wet land, characterized by grasses, sedges, cattails, and rushes. Symbiotic ~ mutually beneficial Shack ~ a rough cabin, hut Scarlet ~ a bright-red colour inclining toward orange. Stately ~ majestic; imposing in magnificence, elegance, etc Joining Paula with… Continue Reading “October quintet”

This year’s nests

“Enjoy the Spring of Love and Youth,    To some good angel leave the rest; For Time will teach thee soon the truth,   There are no birds in last year’s nest!” * A robin is not just for Christmas kitsch cards and rosy redbreast in sentimental snow – this blooded bully with its matador caped chest and eye, beady sharp as scissored beak is salve for wakeful winter midnights compulsive songster… Continue Reading “This year’s nests”

the shrouded garden

silence sinks it feet in ground plants itself humble in the words (da Costa) There is a garden that enshrouds you I was there the other day bagging a leaf mold harvest where the sycamore shook itself like a dog and even without saffron robes… Continue Reading “the shrouded garden”