Posts tagged ‘Gardens’

October 21, 2017


by John S

In the gardens near my house
the plants and grass are overgrown.
The flowers died a month ago
and nothing has been done.

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May 3, 2017

This Afternoon in My Garden

by kim blades, writer

Small brown birds

busily pecking up

tiny seeds from the sand –

they do not let up,

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October 23, 2016


by John S

When I prepare the yard for winter,
the time when all is stark and lost,
the dead have wilted, scruff and ragged –
and I remove the chaff and croft.

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January 12, 2016

A mind blown by beauty

by Jem Croucher


Spied a carpet of purple
on a cold winter’s day
It grabbed my attention
in a wonderful way
One moment just walking
minding my own
the next all enraptured
mind simply blown

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January 11, 2016

Winter broom glow

by Jem Croucher


In amongst the heather
with iridescent glow
the leafless winter stems of broom
seemed lit as from below
But this was natural colour
the orange into red
glowing in the daylight
in that scented heather bed

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January 31, 2014

We Should Not Delay.

by beeseeker

Twice three days

Past the last of the

Snow-and-salt trees,

Belts of long mountains,

We may find

What we deserve

In this serious desert:

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July 24, 2013

The Voice

by LizzieCracked
bipolar butterfly

© LizzieC2013

One day I had a visitor
I don’t know from where it came
A voice to keep me company
In my loneliness and pain

I thought it nice to have a friend
Who seemed to be with me most of the time
I learned too soon it’s reasons
For taking residence in the corners of my mind

It began to tell me how easy it was
To give up and just let go
Put ideas inside my troubled mind
And the thoughts began to grow

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March 14, 2013

“A Sketch of Holiness”



Did you see indigo glory puncture

The sky, dropping daisy petals

over praying stout-stemmed heads

of glory-heavy wheat-fields?

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