Posts tagged ‘swan’

July 11, 2021

Two Swans

by Jem Croucher
Two swans down by the waterside
of the River Ouse
as it flows north of Lewes
cold water there to use
Preening their white feathers
so pleasing to the eye
as on our way back to the car
Sal and I walk by

November 27, 2020

Swans (haiku)

by Jem Croucher

Swans on Widewater
nestled behind the beach
here on Sussex coast

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June 10, 2018

Right time, right place

by Jem Croucher

In London quite early
(I was up with the lark)
So it’s still very quiet
in St James’ park

And just there by the lake
as I happenchanced by
A picture of heaven
for a smile and a cry

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August 10, 2016

When swans fly

by Jem Croucher


When swans fly it is with grace
sustained with effort there
Slender necks streamlined in flight
elite and debonair

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April 19, 2016


by Renwick Berchild

The swan of midnight blue
Circles about the lake.

An octagon, an orb of deep ribbon;
She is inside herself as a death, medieval

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September 5, 2014

Swans Within : Musette

by Venkat

Poetry challenge: musette poem.

hold me
till I reach out
to be

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