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Nature

Restin’

Its hard to fathom

how these children of the scots pine

found their way on a bench by a northern harbour

their relatives happy to see them

still hanging around on their own tree

they’ve been hard at work

scattering their seed across the parks and greens

but now they need a break

so they’ll take five

on the bench they rest upon

before travelling on the breeze

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Life Poetry

Looking at a line full of laundry

Salford 1st November

Response to a Writeclub Prompt by Inky

#Larkhillplace #writeclub #street #Salford

There’s a breeze tonight

a perfect westerly

don’t need to check the weather forecast

and i’ll tell you why

tween lark hill place and ackers st

the mangles have been working overtime

and Mrs Protheroe’s washing

is hanging on the line

The kids clothes are flying at half mast

while the young ladies are flying like flags

and Mr Protheroe’s socks are swaying in breeze

along with his Oxford Bags

Now you might be concerned for the safety

for the Protheroe’s washing on line

but the washing’s been clipped on quite tightly

and the Policeman says everything’s fine

There’s only one thing of concern now

and its to do with Mrs Protheroe’s suit

for try as they might – the kids could use it as a kite

and it’ll be hanging in the air like a ‘chute!

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Poetry

Cloud Animal

#WDYS #cloud

Cloud Animal – Rabbit (Image: Kendrick Mills)

They say the skies are full of animals

from Lions to Rams and Great Bears

you need a telescope

for they appear at night

but some they appear – fluffy and white

clear as day, up in the sky

around the air they fly

You can see them when you walk on the sand of the beach

just above your head – within your eyes reach

popping up to say hello

and with a brisk westerly, away they go.

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Acrostic Nature Poetry

Bluebells

#writephoto #bluebells

Bluebell wood : Writephoto prompt by S.C Vincent

Brushing against the flowers in the carpet of blue

listen out for the chimes as you walk

usually, you wouldn’t hear them

except – on this occasion – there’s only the

birch trees – and they’re not saying much

even the squirrels are being quiet –

listening to the noise of the bluebells as they

lightly sway in the

spring breeze

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Outdoors Parks Poetry

Catching the Breeze

Ordsall Park in Sunshine
Ordsall Park, Salford in Sunshine

Best of arbory friends

Residents of the local park

Enjoy the gentle winds

Easing around their branches, a

Zephyr ? occasionally,

Enjoying catching a kite in Mid-air

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Music Nature Poetry

Jangle

Jangle

jump and jive to the jingle jangle

as the wind chimes out in the garden

noisily dance in the gentle breeze

great spruces and pines join in

listing from left to right in some dance

each moving their own unique way

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Beach Holidays Life Nature Pleasures Poetry Prose

Photo Challenge : Solitude

Solitude

 

Alykanas Beach
Alykanas Beach

 

Early morning sunrise 🌅

the fishing boats crews asleep in bed

no one here but me and the sea 🌊

stillness of air and silence

only broken by the smallest of waves

lapping on the shore

burying my toes into uncharted sand

and tiny pebbles washed by the sea

enjoying the silence and the slightest of breezes

 

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Holidays Summer

Heatwave

A set of three-liners to do with the summer season, enjoy

Ra has awoken
sending his blessings
to his worshippers, below

Patchy blue skies
Cannot stop arrival
of Bright Blue Bermudas

As Mercury rises
coolness of oceans
provides a delightful breeze

And Ice-cream men
across the land
smile at empty serving pots

The Heatwaves delightful
under a parasol
and the sea ? Dive In!