Monthly Archives: January 2012

It be frozen solid on them hills

Beneath me, the soil is like rock And even the blades of grass Are crisp to the foot’s touch. Sub-zero temperatures, Heavy frosts and now snow Have all played their part In a bleak, wintry landscape Across the hills and … Continue reading

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Loulou

It’s a good thing that I love you Or you’d be out on your ear You bring mice into my sitting room And chase them round for hours Then you exit through your cat flap Leaving me with your live … Continue reading

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A little slice of peace

The gentle January sun seeps through the cloud Presiding over the world with subtlety and grace And casting a delicate light on everything below There is stillness over the landscape today, a calmness, As if everything is exactly as it … Continue reading

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Childhood memories

Like a wooden wendy house The beech hut was a haven A childhood constant Which we creosoted every year And which we loved and enjoyed The sea, expansive and friendly Was warm enough to swim in The sand was soft … Continue reading

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Hope

As the evenings get lighter And the days longer There is the promise Of spring to come. Wishful thinking perhaps, But who cares? The January skies, Remarkably blue and sunny, Lift the spirits And renew our hope. Bulbs are pushing … Continue reading

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A parallel universe

The mid summer’s evening throbs With the promise of eternity Its giddy energy is intoxicating On the downs, people are strolling Some sit on the grass, chatting Looking out into the distance at the view All of us momentarily subscribe … Continue reading

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Get yer own

Soft and squidgy with a whiff of sweet vanilla As I open the clasp greedy with anticipation Hastily trying to get the tray out of the bag To break off my first piece and put it in my mouth I … Continue reading

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