Monthly Archives: March 2014

Welcoming:

Brimstone butterfly, A vivid yellow flutter – Waving in the Spring

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Fairyland:

On the neighbour’s lawn, A miniature woodland grows – Sycamore seedlings.

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Wedding season:

Nature’s confetti, Blowing around at my feet – Church bells are ringing.

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Water feature:

Rain beats a rhythm, Hammering the old tin roof – Inviting silence.

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High energy:

Magnolia blooms, Already fading to brown – Short-lived excitement.

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Peewit:

  Displaying their skill, Plovers tumble from the sky – Leaving trails of sound.

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Romance:

  Smell of earth and grass, Under downy willow buds – The softest pillow.

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Communication:

A busy weasel, Lifts his head to look at me – Birds raise the alarm.  

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Spring:

Rising from the earth, On a single, nodding stem – Sweet coltsfoot flower.

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Mortality (for Ash Wednesday)

  Ashes in the grate, The last flames dying away – With a puff of smoke.

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