Still Deep Blue Water

Still Deep Blue Water

Still deep blue water Embraces me. Still deep blue water Fascinates me. Still deep blue water Captivates me. Still deep blue water Wraps me In a world of simple contentment. Dreams can be held like prized jewels, Affixed in gold, Ripe for careful study: To contemplate, Formulate, Gestate. ...This still deep, blue water

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 [...]

The Cool Canopy of Trees

The Cool Canopy of Trees

With fatherly protecting of deep green trees, And touching welcome mountain breeze. Shielded from the heat of the summer sun, And guided by the butterflies' fun. I take my small inquisitive feet, To a silent woodland seat. To contemplate life’s big questions, In this peaceful chapel reflection I sit and think and ponder, then Refreshed, [...]

Dawn Chorus

Dawn Chorus

The sinister chains of a dark invading night, Hold the world deep, in slumber's dungeon fight. When out from inky ebony, A daring spell  with a simple melody, Melts away the blackness's smothering power. That sure and confident little song, Breaks the silence in the morning hour. I watched a programme recently or was it a podcast I listened too? [...]

Pheasant if you Please!

Pheasant if you Please!

Pheasant  Pheasant! I beg you please, Poo in your own backyard Human, I regret to inform I was. Living where I do, I have many interactions with local wildlife. Birds mostly. Unfortunately this gentleman caller is not so welcome, especially when he does his calling under my window in the early hours of the morning. [...]