Immaculate lawns Beheaded blooms Cut down in their prime Taken too soon Beauty laid waste Coloured carcasses strewn Lives sheared short Before the first day of June
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Daisy Delight – a poem
Avenue of daisies, Eyes open to the sun, Dancing in the summer breeze Merrily each one, Dainty skirts a fluttering, A delicate delight, Smiling in the warmth of day Until they close their eyes at night.
My Spirits Lift – a poem
Sitting aside the lake serene Bathing in glows of natures green A quiet place where I dare to dream In sunshine’s radiant dancing beams Here beauty bestows eternal gifts To heal the pain of grieving rifts In among the flowers sweet scented drift And joyful birdsong, my spirits lift.
Cow Parsley – a poem
Living on the edge, You are often passed by, But not overlooked, You are a gift in my eye. Your presence takes me back To summers gone by, To long country lanes And brilliant blue sky, Where your white foamy blooms Nodded in the breeze, Flower of the verge You are a sweet memory.
Listen – a poem
Listen, To the birds sweet summer song And breezes that whispers secrets bygone. Listen, To the creaks of the ancient tree And the gentle drone of the bumble bee. Listen, To the flap of startled wings And the merry tune of the sparkling spring. Listen, To the corvids raucous croak And the stories told byContinue reading “Listen – a poem”
Ivy – a poem
Ivy you are eternal spring With the boundless enthusiasm That you bring, Masking the ugly Of modern buildings Your heart shaped leaves They creep unyielding, Gracing green magic In every season Unfettered and flowing No rhyme or reason, Ivy You are eternal spring A protective presence That makes nature sing.
Ode to dandelions – a poem
Fields of golden flowers Natures herbal store A larder for the busy bee And more Shining in the sunlight Yellow rays a blooming Yet these wonder plants So quietly unassuming Persistently they strive Abundantly they thrive These blooms deemed weeds Are keeping us alive.
Stinking Bob – a poem
Stinking Bob, An unkind name, With your feathery fronds Of burnished flame, Your delicate flower Of pinks are bright, Unassuming, unkempt, Quiet in might. With sprawling nature, You are unperturbed, Radiance transforming, You are Roberts herb.
Bluebells arrival – a poem
Bluebells have arrived, Dainty cups dangling, Throngs of them dance With fairy bells jangling. A welcome view, To join yellow hue, A beauty beheld In visions of blue.
Travellers Joy – a poem
Swathes of celandine shine, Beacons of brightness Lighting the way. A scene of springtime joy, For a journeyman Travelling paths of grey.