Tag Archives: change

Impermanence:

Lights dance on the sea, Sand martins leave their burrows – Washed-up jellyfish. Advertisements

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Rising and falling

Gulls riding thermals, Making the most of the sun – Leaves turning yellow.

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Power:

Rivulets of grass, In the cracked concrete driveway – Gently meander.

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Metamorphosis:

Ladybird larvae, Are suddenly paralysed – In deep sleep, transformed.

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Observation:

  Leaves tinted yellow, Barely noticeable change – Hedgerows diluted.

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On the cusp:

  Smell the year’s first fires, Infusing the falling rain – Grasshoppers silenced.

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Influence:

Among the grasses, Last autumn’s fallen pine cones –  At the woodland’s edge.

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Impermanence:

Nest-box on the ground, A confused blue tit searches –  His beak filled with straws. 

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Offerings:

Hair falls to the floor, Soft lining for a bird’s nest –  Shedding winter’s grey.

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Old friends:

I left southern England last week with ‘three jackdaws’ – the tame, lowland, rural/urban crows and left the highlands of Scotland today with a greeting from my very old friend – the wild, untamed, mountain crow, the Raven. A Raven … Continue reading

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