Posts tagged ‘Chanctonbury’

May 22, 2018

Two Rings

by Jem Croucher

Two rings on the final day
Familiarity
A walk which we have made our own
my brother Dave and me
A circle of eight miles
chalky trails beneath our feet
The sunshine smiling once again
to make the week complete

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December 11, 2016

Fog on the Ring – tanka

by Jem Croucher

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Fog thick as pea soup
shrouds the Sussex countryside
Trees hide like shadows
Quiet whispers, coy and shy
as again I climb the Ring

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April 2, 2016

A perfect day

by Jem Croucher

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Went for a wander up to the Ring
Just over five miles today
Took us a couple of hours in the sun
Along part of the South Downs Way

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May 21, 2015

Magnificence

by Jem Croucher

 

And I will never tire of this
fine view of Sussex Weald
Each time I’m here I am sustained
renewed, alive and healed

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December 25, 2014

A ring around Christmas

by Jem Croucher

 

Went for a walk on Christmas Eve
Up to the Ring in the sun
Squelchy mud underfoot, chill in the air
But we still had plenty of fun

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