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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

A Kestrel Came Calling

#birds #kestrel #poetry Photo by Brett Sayles on Pexels.com A Kestrel came a calling on a summers Sunday morn it was on a hunt for squeakers as its chicks had just been born A Kestrel came a calling diving on the roof pinching the spoils of the locals attacking with claw and tooth A Kestrel …

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 …