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, …

Coming into Focus

#Promptuarium Creating pretty pictures wasn’t always dedicated to the first thing you saw in the viewfinder Far away things out across the water seemed distant – out of focus Deliberate act? Perhaps… but not always down to the cameraman Yet Captured in Glass in its own little world clear as day – perfect view

It is Broken – II

#Writeclub #Broken Photo by Gergu0151 Ku00f8vu00e1cs on Pexels.com The mosaic on the floor wasn’t supposed to be like that a clue to its previous existence lying around the pieces of hardened clay like the sea lapping against an archipelago could the islands be brought back? It would take a lot of patience and a lot …

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 …

Breakfast

#Food #Morning #Breakfast #Toast #Cereal Early Morning Saturday Greeted by the sound of resident Gulls, Geese and Pigeons Someone decided its time to get up Timed to perfection, not overdone application of butter or jam – that depends – are we having soldiers with our soft-boiled egg or triangles for the damsons Toot, goes the …

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 …

Flow

#Octpowrimo #ducks #Flow Photo by jonathan bonatti on Pexels.com A flotilla of rubber ducks landed head first into the nearby river their net being attacked by the factory cats They didn’t squeal They didn’t squeak They didn’t even QUACK The only noise, The sound of a gentle splash as ten thousand rubber ducks softly hit …

The Hole

#hole #street #road It began innocently enough big red signs at the junctions where side streets joined the road simply stating “Footpath Closed” When the sun had gone to sleep and the crows were in their nests slowly, the machines began creeping Amber lights passing bedroom windows as they slept before builders stopped for a …