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Banstead Woods in May

The rhythmic fall of feet On wet woodland soil Bluebells carpet the forest floor Birds tweet afternoon chorus From trees and peat That distinctive smell Rain falls, a fine film Hood up, attention inward Shots in the distance Woodpecker pecking … Continue reading

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Spring in the suburbs

Throw open those windows and doors Listen to the blackbird sing Distant dog barking Hello world! Do come in. Breeze tickles leafy branches A voice carries in the air Tin can somersaults along tarmac With neither worry nor care. —————————————————– … 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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