Tag Archives: flowers

The Casual Garden

I’m busy planning my garden; I’m not a formal gardener, tulips don’t suit me as they stand too straight, like guardsmen, and always seem to be planted in rigid rows. So, give me winding paths, flowers casually grown, and the … Continue reading

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Weather or Not

No matter what the sky does, fog, rain, snow, or cloud, the earth turns and we have another day with its dark times and then its bursts of incredible joy … WEATHER OR NOT I take rain                                                 from cupped leaves … Continue reading

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Too Much

After a very long grey, wet, winter, spring came up with speed, and then June burst into flower all over the place … A A TOO MUCH June woke up three weeks ago               spread a cacophony of roses over the … Continue reading

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4 Artefacts senryu

When we travel we seem to see so many old buildings, castles, churches, houses, or artefacts out in the open. It’s fascinating to see how they are placed, what happens around or in them, whether flocks of birds, or waving … Continue reading

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Spring is Sprung

Finally. Spring is here, a month late. I’m going to be in the garden as much as possible for the next week. Weeds are running rampant and I want to get the veggie garden in. So much to do, but … Continue reading

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Song of Mary Magdalene

Easter Sunday coming up. But we have to get through the pain and grief of Good Friday first. It may not be the Christian Good Friday but we all go through suffering and pain at some time or other in … Continue reading

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3 Grass Haiku

Sun and wind have begun to dry wild grasses along the hedgerows and roadsides, in the woods. Hay has been cut, baled, and stored; a second, or even a third, cut is possible … dry grass bends under the wind … Continue reading

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