Posts tagged ‘sculpture’

August 22, 2019

Iron Blooms

by Jem Croucher

The collection is growing
of our iron blooms
amongst the nasturtiums out there
Exposed to the weather
they rust and remain
with permanent gusto and flair

We have poppies and daisies
and other such things
positioned and planted at leisure
For as the year changes
and plants come and go
they remain for continuing pleasure

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June 29, 2019

Gorgeous II

by Jem Croucher

Rustic, these sculptures
turn their heads to the sky
be it grey or bright blue
with clouds floating by

In our garden their splendour
brings pleasure each day
Each unique and quite gorgeous
in their own special way

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June 28, 2018

Open House

by Jem Croucher

We had an open house this year
Adur Arts in June
Three weekends with Sally’s glass
displayed in the front room

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February 21, 2018

The Desert Quartet

by Jem Croucher

He’s just one of four
by Elizabeth Frink
looking down on me now
as I sip a hot drink
‘The Desert Quartet’
adorn the arcade
there from the eighties
when they were made

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January 21, 2018

Oasis of Lovely

by Jem Croucher

Amongst the towering walls of glass
the concrete and the steel
a sculpture hanging in the trees
is calming and genteel

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October 15, 2017

#82 POETRY =

by thereluctantpoet

By Charles Robert Lindholm

Poetry = 

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May 25, 2017

The Jealous Rain

by braveandrecklessblog

A jealous rain

fell from the envious sky

soaked your clothes

translucent

caressed your hair

like a lover

left lingering droplets on your eyelashes

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March 23, 2016

Holes

by Jem Croucher

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Of all the pebbles on the beach
with virtues to extol
the ones which I love most of all
are those that have a hole

I try to find one every time
as it’s something that I do
And as I’ve lived here many years
I now have quite a few

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March 16, 2016

The Beholder’s eye

by Jem Croucher

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Caught in the rocks on the beach from a storm
an old length of rope from a ship
Entangled and twisted by the hand of the sea
the land has it firm in its grip

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February 23, 2016

In the eye of the beholder

by Jem Croucher

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Discarded flotsam on the beach
brought in by the seas
Left in crevices, caught on rocks
blowing in the breeze
Nets and ropes and driftwood
Nature’s sculpture shared
captured on a fragile beach
intrinsic beauty there

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October 8, 2015

Shape and form

by Jem Croucher

 

The change is subtle
happens slow
O’er many years
that come and go
With rise and fall
the shingle moves
and unseen hands
refine and smooth

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September 27, 2015

Driftwood Treasures

by Jem Croucher

 

With a band of rain drifting
from out over the sea
The beach is quite empty
just the ocean and me
It’s an autumnal rain
quite refreshing and warm
So I’m back at the beach
which for me is the norm

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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 9, 2015

Interesting things II

by Jem Croucher

 

I often search along the shoreline
where the tidemark’s clear and good
for interesting shells and stones
or bits of sea-washed wood

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March 17, 2015

Sea as Sculptor

by Jem Croucher

 

The hand of sea has sculpted
Man-made objects in its wake
And a long held fascination
Has inspired me oft to make
an image replicated of this
ever changing hand
Crafted by the movement of
the friction with the sand

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