Jezzie's Apple Tree 2016

  Jezzie’s apple tree is in full bloom again this year. What a shame that she is no longer here to walk me to the tree each day and stop to enjoy the windfall apples the tree will drop. I remember how she used to drag me on to see if there were some apples...

Spring in Myschka's Basket

Spring has come to Myschka’s basket and the sun is shining brightlyAll helps to remember her dailyas her blanket reminds me nightly.Last year I grew some some courgettesand herbs with a pungent smell.There were beans and radishesgrowing in it, with lettuces as...

Your Basket

You hardly used your basket. You preferred to stretch out on your big zebra print cushion or on a rug.There you would soon be dreaming,of chasing squirrels, rabbits,or, with your sister, rushingfor balls I threw.Or you’d lie on your blanket which...

Her Blanket

Empty.You sit draped over her chair,still scattered with her hair,wondering where she wentleaving a familiar dentstill holding her scent.I cannot yet move you.I feel like you do.Lonely.Reply James Von Hendy says: May 22, 2014 at 2:19 pmA gentle, sad, and poignant...

Twin Stars

I gazed up at the brightest lightin the west at the fall of nightand to it I felt I should prayfor my dog that I’d lost that day.Close by the light of Jupiter,shone twin stars, Pollux and Castor,I’d never seen them there beforebut they were sent to me,...