Tag Archives: birds

Objects into poetry for dVerse

For the first time in ages, this is my response to today’s dVerse.com challenge to poeticise (!) an object. The inspiration for this is the French writer Francis Ponge. From my computer I can see a gang of long tailed … Continue reading

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Things I noticed before lunch time today!

  When it’s raining, the dogs all walk in different directions when they come in with wet paws, the better to spread as much mud around the floor as possible. A little wren was having a wonderful shower as she … Continue reading

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Sunday picture prompt

Photo by James Rainsford The poem does not do it justice in any way, but I enjoyed playing! Stone Heart and the Gull Well worth the wait my friend, though often I gave up on you and feared the worst. … Continue reading

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Walk with me – this one’s for you D…

The day is so beautiful we had to go for a walk, though Nellie, now sixteen years old was less enthusiastic than the rest of us. With much barking and excitement we piled out into the sunlit garden. The forsythia … Continue reading

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King John’s ancient meadow

Runnymede meadow slumbered under a moody March sky this morning. This photo was taken towards the Commonwealth Air Forces Memorial which perches on the hill in the background. I love the rays of light streaming on to the grass, bright … Continue reading

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The Morning Show

If I doubted that Spring was on its way, the activity of the birds in the feeding tree this morning made it absolutely clear. The dawn choral society is practising heroically every morning, polishing their performance, each songster shaking off … Continue reading

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Right place, wrong time.

Virginia Water on a sunny, though still chilly, Sunday morning is a sight to behold. The water shines like silver in the sun, dotted with water birds, busy and full of self importance as they bustle about. Dogs, invariably retriever/labrador … Continue reading

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