Tag: tree


Winter willows pen and ink the skyline in simple magnificence. How many times do we pass by and not see?


Bent sideways on his bedroom bench the way a tree gives permanence to prevailing winds backpack pillowed beneath blanket disguise on the verge of last night’s puddles, tiptoes anchored a rough sleeper ready set to go In just five lines, am meeting Frank at the… Continue Reading “Benchland”

the Catalpa

to thunderous applause June comes in startling finches from storm topped sycamores in a seesaw swaying sea of green roosts sunlight and rain flung on an easterly course and in the mayhem one skeletal tree upstanding its trunk defaced by random woodworking a grotesque of hollow mouth and pop eyes pecked deep within the bark along the… Continue Reading “the Catalpa”