Tag Archives: natural world

One Shot Wednesday

This is a work in progress and I would appreciate any comments that will help me knock it in to shape so I am posting it for One-Shot Wednesday. No horizon, Low clouds meld With stricken meadow, Distant silver birch, … Continue reading

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Minor key

Today’s thoughts arrive in minor key – laments, quiet songs, a prayer. Clogged by atmosphere Sultry thunder beats my ears. I’m stalked by nameless fear. Oppressive air heavy, still – asthmatic breath asphyxiates. Pollen hang glides mini-thermals, tightening lungs jam … 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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