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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 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 1

noisy gulls — a cormorant tucks its bill into its breast ~ twilight blues… lowering the mainsail the cries of gulls ~ glittering water… on The Volunteer boat a lone gull ~ lobster pots stacked at the quayside nothing to catch … Continue reading

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July – week 4

evening sun — the utter satisfaction of a basking seal ~ this ancient self rolling my tongue around words in dreams … in the lull between tides a poem birthed ~ roar of traffic — the sun shimmers in a … Continue reading

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July – week 3

summer moon… overflowing my cupped hands ~ late summer — a narrow pathway through the corn ~ this hour of struts and frets… stirring deep in the body of darkness strains of a sweeter song ~ corn fields… searching for … Continue reading

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