Monthly Archives: May 2017


Dark clouds race swirling brocade breakers rippling tides sculpt the chalk with shadowed lashing tongues Anemones like cherries Those serried globes whose floating fingers sway with the rhythm of the tides Seaweed swings in cracks of rock pool shallow havens … Continue reading

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Packed Up

Kit-bag, shoes, tees, tracksuit, tennis racket, trainers, bandages, sweat-band, shower gel and muscle rub. That’s the lot for now – No wait, the bacteriological hand cleansing gel. I’ve left it in my locker. Must have it, just must have it. … Continue reading

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Ancient Downland

Struggling tangled undergrowth A bramble snatch of childhood memory Hidden games and secret plays Seeking paths in the time drenched soil Rooted in marks left by older ways Pigeons clatter crazy branches Rough grass and scrub strewn openly Where wide … Continue reading

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