Category Archives: Poems

Winter HAIKU

  Wind whipped crisp skies Landscape sculpted cool shadows Pale sun’s warm offer      

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Wunderkind

…or Lost Ambitions ? Far too late for me Too late for me to be ? For me to be a Wunderkind It’s too late now, I see But is it yet too late to BE ? For me it’s … Continue reading

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Message in a Bottle…

Thank you dear friends for all the fun The coffee and cakes and the welcome sun The good times and all the merry laughter And everything good that followed after The long discussions and the chatter Of all those things … Continue reading

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HAIKU

  Autumn’s decadence Season’s shadow dancing days Apples litter gardens   Hedgehogs curl away While insects worm in windfalls In rustling corners  

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Shipwreck

She battled through enormous seas Storms nearly brought her to her knees But she sailed on to our delight And every time she won the fight But the weather turned, the skies were black The lightning flared and thunder wracked … Continue reading

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Petrichor

Stale summer meadows under white heat-blasted skies thunder lurks the night Bright daggers slice the darkness drops fall like pennies pavements run with instant floods Smells of new-wet earth raise pungent long gone memory from dust-blocked days  

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Lost Soles

A city tattooed with torrid tags shoes left by bins in torn shopping bags Gutters full of litter spill their load edging each and every road Rough sleepers flip-flopping in the morning Life-dulled eyes with no hope spawning shake night’s … Continue reading

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Spring Watch

Smart speckled Starlings iridescent brazen bullies of the bird table shout in gabbling, grabbing gangs While sun-bright Goldfinches perform their fluttering fancies above the lawn’s fresh green gems The trees shine newly dressed in brightest garb of spring greenness and … Continue reading

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Easter Bank Holiday

Brings the arrival of the chocolate Bunny and chocolate eggs which are also quite funny There’s hot cross buns and Simmnel cakes Or your own back garden for barbecue bakes There are picnics and outings to National Parks and beaches … Continue reading

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HAIKU

  Mists rise through pale sun Lifting pastel shaded drapes Earthy scents unfold   Image copyright Kim lane

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