Tag Archives: Spring

A slow race

On the sun-warmed tarmac, Snails glide towards cover – Where pink blossom falls.

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Stream of Consciousness

Well, it’s been a while since I posted anything – more like a few haiku a year now, rather than a haiku a day. Anyway, here is my first spring haiku for this year. Returning warblers, Sing like there’s no … Continue reading

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07.03.15 Holi festival – Spring

A flash of yellow, Faces painted for Holi – Brimstone butterfly

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Long distance travellers:

Warm African haze, Drops dust on cars parked below – Where birch leaves unfold. I should explain this one a bit. At the moment, the UK is experiencing a haze of warm air from the Sahara, carrying a lot of dust … Continue reading

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Welcoming:

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

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Wedding season:

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

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Romance:

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

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Spring:

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

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Celebration:

A distant drum roll, Echoes through the city streets – The woodpecker’s song.

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23.05.2013 at The Sister’s Fountain, Exmoor.

Under an old tree, The earth opens and flows –  I fill my bottle.

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