Good Sir, Shall We Dance?

Good Sir, Shall We Dance?

Good Sir, shall we dance? I said with a glance. In the shade of that age-old tree.   His big strong arms And his genuine charms, Held a power for all comers to see.   His canopy wide, Yet deep roots, he did hide, As we obey the etiquette of ancient court   We swayed […]

The Returning Cry of Winter

The Returning Cry of Winter

   “I have returned!” the Winter cries. With stormy gales and wind blown skies. Her simmering jealousy explodes Her revenge released as she foretold. “Betrayed have I been, by your desire For rich fruitful earth and summer fire. No matter! Encase you will I in ice and frost, Till summer’s memory, is all but lost. [...]

The First Signs of Autumn

The First Signs of Autumn

  Autumn My quiet and gentle associate Comes unannounced At summer’s fading  Autumn My generous, giving companion Ripens richly At summer’s desertion  Autumn My wildly, colourful acquaintance Decorates vividly At summer’s demise It seems in these quiet days that autumn has gently slipped in through the back door. Perhaps because the end of the summer was [...]