Posts tagged ‘lavender’

December 22, 2015

My Lavender

by Jem Croucher

 

My lavender hides a memory
deep within its scent
One of when the days were warm
and full of good intent
It’s a fragrance steeped in whimsy
which conjures up a smile
as in these winter days I breathe
its aroma in a while

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August 20, 2015

Capturing summer

by Jem Croucher

 

I can capture the summer
in small fragrant parcels
to hang there in wardrobes
or languish in drawers

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August 10, 2015

Lavender gathering

by Jem Croucher

 

Gathering in the lavender
with little purple flowers
Heady fragrance everywhere
and all this perfume ours

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July 22, 2015

First Lavender

by Jem Croucher

 

First lavender cropped and in a box
on the kitchen table
Sweet and heady perfume aired
as only it is able
My lavender harvest looking good
A bumper crop this year
Exuding fragrance all around
and filling all with cheer

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July 13, 2015

Lovely III

by Jem Croucher

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Cabbage white on my lavender
fluttering about
It’s lovely out here
and I’d glad I am out
So warm in the sunshine
on this wonderful day
the middle of summer
with wildlife at play

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June 16, 2015

New lavender

by Jem Croucher

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New lavender in my garden
In the space beside the pond
It is fragrant and delicious
But delicate still in frond

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May 27, 2015

At the eve II

by Jem Croucher

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At the eve of this day
I will lie back in lavender
and there will be evening sunshine
and a deep breath of contentment
and there I will find a smile

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October 27, 2014

Last Lavender

by Jem Croucher

 

Summer’s gone from garden now
But there’s still a small trace left
Last lavender braced against the chill
But looks a tad bereft

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August 28, 2014

Lavender Surprise

by Jem Croucher

 

Late summer lavender
Outside in sun
Pleasant surprise
As season is done

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August 10, 2014

Lavender

by Jem Croucher

 

I love lavender

It is summer in a smell

You can have it in the garden

And inside in bags as well

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October 15, 2013

Rise

by Devina

I remain awake to see the first light of day,

To peep silently, my face upraised, seeking blessing

Of the soft lavender glow that bathes the land

The dawn chases the tired shadows of the night

As the spearing rays gently tuck away

The loitering stars that still remain,

I breathe in the freshness of a day reborn

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