In Two Minds

#Thoughts #Writeclub #weather It’s Cold outside (Is it ? to a polar bear – it’s boiling!) The frost making pretty patterns (till it melted into a puddle) stuck to the top of modern chariots (now cascading into the canal) while winged creatures practice unorthodox procedures (no longer on the rooftops, chancing the waterways instead) More …

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 …

Colours of Autumn

Photo by ROMAN ODINTSOV on Pexels.com #Acer #Nature #Colours #octpowrimo You can tell when summers ending by looking in our back yard as the bright green leaves of the Acer tree have already started to change by the turning of green to yellow start of autumn sees a lack of green ink as the yellow …

Murmation

Photo by Asad Photo Maldives on Pexels.com Somethings…..happening. Wings a flutter, as the weather changes And the flocks decide where they’re off to Lifting up in the air and Landing to ground, Land where they can fill up till their next destination Overseas ? West East or South Wherever – they’re headed for somewhere warm …

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 …