Monthly Archives: September 2011

September – week 3

Derwent Water — smooth and clear as polished marble ~ this still lake and these mountains painted in antiquity… rain on her sleeve, the sky upsets a tin of tacks ~ Lakeland… golden trees bend to see their reflections ~ … Continue reading

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September – week 2

  autumn moon stained with the colours of creativity ~ the bitter truth this one acorn on the path… Still Green Moon ~ with each swing of the seat a spider’s web expands and retracts ~ ellipsis you’re gone     you’re … Continue reading

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September – week 1

howling wind — led by hunger this tiny goldfinch ignored the weather warnings ~ chill winds… how the goldfinch clings to the sunflower’s heart ~ one man’s rubbish is another’s gold gulls wheel over the tip ~ until… she curls around … Continue reading

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August – week 4

summer into autumn — a swift’s last dive for an insect ~ drifting dunes close enough to silence the wingbeats of sandmartins summer’s fading pulse ~ half asleep… through the blinds three stars shine ~ moon song… Sirius howling the … Continue reading

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August – week 3

just to remind us he’s not gone yet a chiffchaff picks insects from the washing line ~ wickerwork light through the pines the chiffchaff’s song ~ August rain — one last duckling left on the lake ~ dawn rain… between … Continue reading

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August – week 2

they carry on talking but I see a flash of a sparrowhawk’s hunt ~ a feather fr​om a tawny owl’s wing the brush of moonlight and a poem dream​ed ~ three redheads chat in the park… goosanders ~ parting kiss… … Continue reading

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