Posts tagged ‘weekend’

November 12, 2021

Reunion II

by Jem Croucher
The light outside intense today
rain threatened but despite
all that I am yet buoyant
now the mornings here from night

A word of explanation is
quite needed there of course
and I am happy to oblige
for feelings of remorse

As today, a Friday morning
a long weekend it starts for me
with reunion long awaited
of two friends flamboyantly

February 7, 2021

For the weekend, a sedoka II

by Jem Croucher

Weekend sedoka
And as the paint quickly dries
all can see as it’s hung high
capturing content
as in relaxation here
I breathe deep and simply am

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February 6, 2021

For the weekend, a sedoka I

by Jem Croucher

Weekend sedoka
Six lines to paint a picture
with bold stroke and bright colour
capturing content
as with privilege I come
and with gusto seize the day

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February 21, 2020

Weekends II

by Jem Croucher

So another week passes
and reaches its end
with two days of rest
waiting there like a friend
Arms open wide with
a smile on its face
it welcomes you in
and slows down the pace
Makes you a coffee
or a hot cup of tea
relaxing as always
and totally free

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February 23, 2019

Saturday drifting haiku

by Jem Croucher

No.7 of 7 in the Jemverse ‘Haikuweek’ series

Saturday drifting
Slow down now and slip away
The week is at end

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February 22, 2019

Breathe deep Friday haiku

by Jem Croucher

No.6 of 7 in the Jemverse ‘Haikuweek’ series

Breathe deep the Friday
Take in its welcome presence
For the weekend looms

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July 6, 2018

Long weekends

by Jem Croucher

The welcome of the long weekend
when sun is shining
And, with coffee in hand
I smile to the day and
realise that I am not working

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November 24, 2017

Just as well

by Jem Croucher

It felt just like the weekend
and for me that’s what it was

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April 1, 2017

A half pint of prawns

by Jem Croucher

A half pint of prawns
and a beer in the sun
At the Bridge on a weekend
with Spring just begun

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November 11, 2016


by Jem Croucher


I think perhaps that Fridays
are of a week my favourite day
As they often happen after
four days of toil and fray

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June 29, 2015

Lying in it…

by Jem Croucher


Guess I’ll just have to lie in the sun
then, ‘cos it’s out there and I am not
And it’s still the weekend and the next
few days look like they’re going to be hot

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June 2, 2015


by Jem Croucher


Walking out this morning
I felt close to end of tether
As, despite the fact that it’s now June
We still have inclement weather

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January 19, 2015


by Elizabeth

Sunday is slipping from my hands

I don’t want to let it go

I need few hours more

Maybe 12, no lets make 24

Two Sundays per week fit nice in my hands