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...

April PAD 2016

April Poem-a-Day Contest 2016 for writersdigest.com I didn’t get into this April PAD this year until day 12 but then I worked backwards to day 1, and published or be damned, I did! My doggy ditties continue… Day 1 – Write a Foolish poem I’ve...

Pleiaides Poem

PIGEONS Pigeons are cooing and pooing all over the place, eating the seeds I’ve put out for other birds, perching over my young plants and letting out big piles of white excrement. PLEAIDES Pleaides is the star pattern called Seven Sisters perceived in the...

Sedoka

Sitting birdwatching I spy those pesky pigeons stealing the bird food Pigeons sit watching as I fill up the feeders ready for the birds Creative Writing Homework March 2016:- Sedoka = a pair of non-rhyming 3 line Katautas, syllable counts 5/7/7 5/7/7 that may address...
Cornish Fever

Cornish Fever

I must go back to Cornwall again at least one more time before I die and all I ask is a sunshine, not rain, on my walks for my dog and I. I must go back to Cornwall if I may: to eat fish and chips by the sea or a Cornish pasty every day and at least one cream tea. I...

Under the weather

I’m under the weather, can’t get it together I can’t collect my thought. because I’m out of sorts. My nose is runny, my legs feel funny, feet are freeezing, can’t stop sneezing. My rotten head ache is keeping me awake, my joints all feel...