MLMM – Growing Stuff

A response to Mind Love’s Misery’s Lucky Dip Challenge #Mindlovemisery’sMenagerie #Saturday Mix #Luckydip At four o’ clock most afternoons i’d see my grandad in his back garden feeding the flowers , the fruits and vegetables he’d patiently wait, like a game of chess for the little green shoots to arrive, and while the rain fell, …

Take it easy

#Octpowrimo #Sunday Photo by Fabio Lima on Pexels.com Legend playing to the sound of falling rain collected in created tarmac holes as streams of music flow puddles collect like delta down the street it gives the pigeons a place to commute to talk about life and relax an impromptu birdbath for local sparrows and as …

Caught out

#FFFC escaping the rain (image unattributed, shown on FFFC) Another Summers Afternoon Another English town The office staff dreaming of beaches and getting a tan brown But instead they’re inside baking as sun shines through the glass they’re wanting the clock to move faster as seconds and minutes pass Fans are a helpful friend today …

Umbrella

#Socs #u #Umbrella Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Pexels.com Unless you’ve not noticed My regular use isn’t required in the summer months But there are other ways i can be used, as Radiation bounces on grassy floors – little un’s Expect a bit of cover from the sunshine so as Lemonade is drunk with some …

Mercury Rises (Again)

#weather #seasons #summer Photo by Johannes Plenio on Pexels.com Maybe there’s a change on the way expectations say – Odin is ready to throw a bolt or two rounded off with a clap of thunder – the weather angels cry at the very thought – particularly when the thermometer is up there in the thirties …

Scorched

#Fowc #Scorch Photo by Engin Akyurt on Pexels.com They say summer’s brilliant, but Tell that to the trees – They’ve been reaching out to the god of thunder for just a Trace of moisture from the skies above Their roots already seeking out the last few drops of water The forest is parched – turning …

Patchwork

#Clouds #Weather Photo by Nothing Ahead on Pexels.com The long stretched out stratus had gathered around since lunchtime goading the people behind the window into a feeling that something wet was going to fall on their heads umbrellas were placed on standby but although many wished it and grasses and plants in gardens screamed out …

Rising Up

Canopy Written for Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Photo Challenge. Photo credit: Tanya Grant. The trees started off small Tiny compared to their parents The saplings sleeping in their bed of soil The animals that lived there Shared the spoils, feeding the tree while eating the fruit And slowly the trees headed for the sky and from the tops …