A piece for the Sun

#Thursdayinspiration Cheers to Sadje for the prompt and providing the image. Sitting as it does – In the Centre of our Solar System under its brightness we sit Night and day it sends us warmth – on both Sides of terra as it turns – warming us up with Hot rays of infra red – …

Where did all the birds go?

#writeclub #birds Back in summer – they were everywhere soaring through the skies landing on the green grass giving everyone a surprise But, soon the west wind traded spots with north and to the east perplexing swallows in the trees and by water, ducks and geese Some of the birds left early and headed off …

Crestfallen/Change

#Octpowrimo It’s happening Count to three and watch the children of the horse chestnut tree make a break for independence The leaves have been screaming without saying a word all through the summer, “look at me” they yelled as deciduous colour went from green to red till north wind and west wind wanted to play …

Confusing

#Octpowrimo #trees Photo by Jamo Images on Pexels.com It would be true to say that right now the poor old trees are confused while conifers look on deciduous trees can’t decide whether to shed their leaves or not for while our minds are thinking of winter the sun is still beating a midsummer glow its …

Taken as Red

#Octpowrimo #Acer #Tree #Nature Photo by Suzy Hazelwood on Pexels.com You just knew that Winter was on its way Obvious signs were in the air leaves in the local parks were covering the lawns and thermometers in the house were in retreat but elsewhere around the house as the conifers casually watched a tree at …

Preparing for the big freeze

Photo by Tetyana Kovyrina on Pexels.com #Octpowrimo #Squirrel #birds #trees #park #Winter While Conifers sit proud in the local park the local wildlife is preparing for the day that the mercury in the thermometer beats a hasty retreat Squirrels Red and Squirrels Grey scour the fallen seeds of the day and having collecting them, storing …

Burning

Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.com With a change from Summer to Autumn The trees that aren’t conifers are sending out a vital message “Winters on its way!” – They say as the forest lights switch from green to red signalling to those creatures, that wait that perhaps it’s time to hibernate so forest creatures , …

Hope

#octpowrimo The bee moved into his new home welcomed by the queen the drones guided him through the garden the largest that he’d seen And while he collected the nectar pollen went high in the air falling down on the flowers as he flew without care and the Trees they moved their branches, as if …

Off on a Walk

#writeclub #poetry A writeclub piece, now reprinted for your delectation! It’s great walking through the local green spaces in Autumn with the rustle of bright red leaves and the sound of Mum and Dad Birds building up their shelters some might choose a warmer spot but up high on a sturdy branch Mr and Mrs …