Tag Archives: Spring

a rich quiet

Good Friday coming up, with reminder of pain and grief when we have enough going on around. And, even with self-isolation and social distancing, there’s a need to be quiet and contemplate, at least for me, before the Easter eggs … Continue reading

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On a bad day

So, it’s April 1st in a world that is very strange for all of us right now. I’m not that fond of practical jokes, too often someone’s feelings get hurt, and right now no one needs to be hurt beyond … Continue reading

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I Know a Bank

It’s the time of year when wildflowers appear along verges, in thickets, under hedges, all over the fields … the earth in all its glory … I KNOW A BANK where wild thyme tosses clouds of perfume trumpets of morning … Continue reading

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In Spring

In the Northern Hemisphere it’s the time when farmers are out there ploughing, sewing, hoping for a year of good crops … children are on the run, with nature explosive with new growth … excitement … IN SPRING the child … 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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Riding Again

Can anything be more fun that free-wheeling down a hill, sun shining, dandelions and Queen Anne’s Lace on the banks, trees bending, until … A RIDING AGAIN my jacket                              … Continue reading

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Morning

Deer come through our garden fairly regularly. Our vegetables are well-protected under chicken-wire cages, but I let roses grow extra high so that they can’t be reached and eaten … A MORNING sunlight scatters                               over daffodil spears dapples creeping thyme … Continue reading

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Where Would I Go If It Were Yesterday?

I was having a nostalgic day recently, wondering about the past, dreaming of times long-gone, and … A WHERE WOULD I GO IF IT WERE YESTERDAY? which yesterday would I find                         if I sat child-like under a sway of fruit … Continue reading

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Lilac

The full, heavy, heads of lilac weigh down the branches, bending under rain, lifting in sunlight. I love the scent of the flowers, and this poem is a rondeau … A LILAC where lilac leans its purple weight,         honey-seeking bees … Continue reading

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Varied Journeys

It’s our anniversary today. It’ll be a quiet celebration, heart-felt just the same. We’re together and that’s what counts. I wrote this poem for our fortieth and it still holds true … A VARIED JOURNEYS how far did we promise?                          … Continue reading

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