Posts tagged ‘summer’

July 23, 2017

That lavender time again II

by Jem Croucher

It’s really quite strange
but this time last year
I picked all my lavender
and posted right here
On this very same day
In the mid-July sun
when the first set of flowers
were ready and done

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July 21, 2017

Lilac Lovliness

by Jem Croucher

They grow in abundance
by the railway bridge line
And their fragrance in summer
is completely divine
Their heady perfume
just intoxicates me
So I took this quick picture
for you all to see

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July 19, 2017

One of those days

by Jem Croucher

It’s been one of those days
when the lingering heat
makes everyone glisten
from heads to their feet
And there’s nothing to do
when the weather’s like this
Though I know that for many
it borders on bliss

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July 18, 2017

summer sun

by briannadawn

afternoon heat splashes
across parking lots,
making the air
wiggle and squirm –

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July 8, 2017

Haiku-11

by scatterednotebooks
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(photo by Linda Rose)

© L. Rose

July 6, 2017

Yellow Three

by Jem Croucher

Seven colours, seven days
Yellow’s here today
The third one in the rainbow
and my favourite, I’d say

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July 1, 2017

Sumptuous

by Jem Croucher

They inspire in me a wholesomeness
as a new day is begun
Summer flowers in full array
awakened by the sun

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June 30, 2017

First Lavender II

by Jem Croucher

Summer brings a fragrance
which is heaven in a scent
Sweet lavender, my saving grace
my senses to augment

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June 23, 2017

The fly-past

by Jem Croucher

Gulls above the Metropole
a fly-past just for me
Here in Brighton in the sun
next to the deep blue sea

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June 22, 2017

Slip Slide Away

by Jem Croucher

Yesterday saw the Solstice
and the summer’s longest day
Midyear passes once again
as time slip slides away

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June 18, 2017

Birthday (aka ‘Born to the sun’)

by Jem Croucher

I’ve seen fifty-eight summers
and have loved every one
For back in the fifties
I was born to the sun

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June 12, 2017

Secret Lives of Girls

by braveandrecklessblog

Memories of summer nights

sky midnight silk

studded with diamonds

my heart beating fast

with you sitting next to me

on a scratchy plaid blanket

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May 30, 2017

Resplendent

by Jem Croucher

Full of life and joie de vivre
flowers in full bloom
So resplendent in their glory…

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May 17, 2017

Sultry

by Jem Croucher

Mid May and springtime evenings
with warmth still in the air
left over from the sunshine
that has been shining there

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May 12, 2017

Sunshine IV

by Jem Croucher

Sometimes those sunshine moments
catch you unaware
when beams of warmth come calling
and find you waiting there

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April 26, 2017

Promise in store

by Jem Croucher

The daffodils are past their prime
but here at Horsted Keynes
The sunset comes at eight o’clock
and we all know what that means

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April 22, 2017

Sunshine III

by Jem Croucher

Sunshine is my solace
and a tonic for my soul
It reminds me who I really am
and helps to keep me whole

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March 31, 2017

A Little Green Frog (child’s poem)

by Colly

 

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I am a frog.

A little green frog.

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March 1, 2017

Sunny Days

by graypoet
credit: adventuresintheozarks.com

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Even when Winter really hasn’t been that bad
I long for the warmth brought by each sunny day
I’ll never tire of Summer with its hours of sunlight
Riding down roads without needing a word to say.

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February 17, 2017

Afternoon delight

by Jem Croucher

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Stained glass caught it streaming through
Late afternoon delight
The warmth, the sudden comfort
of this winter pale sunlight

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January 25, 2017

Winter’s Weeping

by Colly

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I only wish that this could stay…

the yellow’s that are found in May.

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December 13, 2016

Finding your sublime

by Jem Croucher

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Yes, I know it’s winter out there
and it’s miserable and wet
But with your imagination
A little summer I can get
It’s really not that difficult
your mind’s eye is what you need
and a willingness to just let go
and listen as agreed

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December 8, 2016

The winter bully

by Jem Croucher

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Breath escapes in tiny clouds
a whisper to the chill
as icy iron fingers grab
and hassle me at will
I’m minding my own business
A summer’s child adrift
Lost in this cold wilderness
and feeling somewhat miffed

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November 15, 2016

Last Lavender – tanka

by Jem Croucher

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Yet, as winter comes
the last lavender remains
Born of the summer
it stands, poignant to remind
us of warmth now lost to chill

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October 17, 2016

Sunday Picnic in Kyoto

by Nick Anthony

Morning frustrations melt away
As the heat of the sun warms the grass.
The day is a hot, but welcome, departure
From a premature foray into fall.
Under the cover of its colorful umbrella,
The canopy of changing leaves keeps us cool.

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October 10, 2016

Like A Sunflower

by markfahmy
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Like a sunflower in a sunny field,
she would smile at everyone,

as if every face she met was her sun.



photo from pexels.com
October 2, 2016

Another day of summer

by Jem Croucher

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There may have been a touch
of Autumn in the air
as it started pretty chilly
with my arms, as usual, bare
But when the sun came out
from behind the Eastern sky
it rapidly got warmer
promising another high

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September 26, 2016

Remnant of Summer

by Jem Croucher

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On the breath of a morning
I caught in the air
a lingering fragrance
subtle and rare
A remnant of summer
to cherish and hold
and remain with me as
the autumn turns gold

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