on light

bright start betrays you
beware the day's warm welcome
winter rules still hold


n.b. I’m sure we’ve all done it, misread the promise of a sunny morning to venture out in hope, before finding bright sunlight doesn’t always keep its promises.

This peacock butterfly was suffering by the time of January’s last sunset.

CLP 01/02/2023

On Snow


precipitation collects

footprints betray us


CLP 07/02/2021

On Dreams vi

We began making

Plans from rough imaginings

Nothing in writing


CLP 14/09/2020