Category Archives: Poetry

No Dragons

There be dragons A friend feared, Contemplating retirement; I, however, Had fewer fears And ventured Into the unknown, The wide open space Inviting me, Coaxing me, To step Into the void. Eyes closed, I jumped – And immediately Was lighter, … Continue reading

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Reflection

Earth orbits the sun Moon orbits the earth, reflects Our own connections Earth orbits the sun, moon orbits the earth, reflects Moon orbits the earth, reflects our own connections Joining in with Ronovan’s haiku challenge (challenge words sun and moon) … Continue reading

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Ebbing and Flowing

Ebbing and flowing, Life’s like the path through the woods, Seasons bringing change. Ebbing and flowing, life’s like the path through the woods Life’s like the path through the woods, seasons bringing change Joining in with Ronovan’s haiku challenge (challenge … Continue reading

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Old Frayed Curtains

Like old frayed curtains The ivy masks a secret Hanging like a veil Joining in with Ronovan’s haiku challenge (challenge words fray and veiled) and Sandra at Wild Daffodil‘s 52 week photo challenge (challenge word secret); thanks to both of … Continue reading

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Continuum

Joining in with Ronovan’s haiku challenge (challenge words friend and shiver) and Sandra at Wild Daffodil‘s photo challenge (challenge word friends), this week with overlapping words; thanks to both of them for hosting. Spring warmth, longer days Shivers of excitement … Continue reading

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Game Changer

Spring equinox comes Longer days and active growth Showers see play stopped Spring equinox comes: longer days and active growth Longer days and active growth: showers see play stopped Joining in with Ronovan’s haiku challenge (challenge words shower and play) … Continue reading

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Garden Triptych

From simple outline Plans are lifted off the page To make a garden From simple outline plans are lifted off the page Plans are lifted off the page to make a garden Joining in with Ronovan’s haiku challenge (challenge words … Continue reading

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An Old Gate Post

Solid as a rock Class act on an old gate post Firm until it falls Solid as a rock, class act on an old gate post Class act on an old gate post, firm until it falls Today I am … Continue reading

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Flashing Petticoats

Extraordinary Hellebores dance at Nature’s ball Petticoats flashing Joining with Ronovan’s haiku challenge (challenge words flash & dance) and Sandra of Wild Daffodil’s photographic challenge (challenge word extra). Thanks to them for hosting and apologies for more dancing blooms! Extraordinary … Continue reading

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Tension Mounts

Tension mounts for plants Tucked up warmly all winter Now tightly furled shoots Joining in with Ronovan’s haiku challenge (challenge words ‘tight’ and ‘warm’), Wild Daffodil’s photo challenge (challenge word ‘tension’) and, albeit concisely, recognising the emergence of new shoots throughout … Continue reading

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