And Then The Rain Came

Grass so parched it’s barely there Brown and dry, scorched and bare Land cracked and arrid, seeking some Drops of water, from where will they come? River beds empty, ponds forlorn The land’s not thriving, just hard and warm Pavements are breaking from the heat It’s painful to walk, it burns your feet Forest fires […]

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Happy Easter

I decided to write another poem this morning, yes I know my poems aren’t great, I’m hardly a Bronte, Austin or Keats, but I do like to have a go.  What I love is that on occasion I think about something, or even look at something, then words start reverberating around my head like a […]

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Good Friday, imagine the pain

As we enjoy having Easter time as a break from work; spending time with family or just using the time to catch up on those jobs we always put off, how many of us actually think about  the true meaning of Easter?  I was thinking about the events of Good Friday this morning and decided to […]

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February snowfall

I decided to write this poem this morning.  At about seven o’clock I thought I saw a beautiful white feather floating around in the breeze. It didn’t look like it was going to land and, whilst watching it, I realised it must be a snowflake.  It didn’t seem that there were going to be anymore. I […]

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Early spring and signs of life in the churchyard

Taking Duke for a walk this crisp, yet beautifully sunny February morning,, inspired me to write this poem.  The weather forecast is actually for heavy snow this week, but we shall see, they don’t always get it quite right! Early Spring and signs of life in the churchyard A carpet of snowdrops adorns the grassy […]

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Why do people blog?

What a question.  There are no doubt hundreds of reasons why people decide to write a blog.  Today, however, I am just going to write a short ditty about the reason why I write.  Actually it’s not technically a ditty, but even so. I wrote about my reasons at the start, thinking about giving up […]

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Same Viewpoint, different Point of View – a short story

Laying on the soft, warm sand, feeling every grain caressing her body, Evie smiled. The sun shone high above her and she enjoyed it’s radiance and the comforting feeling it gave her.  It was as if the sun’s rays penetrated her skin and she could feel it  nourishing her deep inside. She looked out across the […]

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