on time

aroused from deep dream
sun clouded out, day decays
gloves, coats, car headlights

~

CLP 01/02/2023

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 light

heating or eating
becomes less problematic
all welcome the Sun!

~

n.b. Today, warmth…when out of the shade and sheltered from the bitter wind. Progress of sorts.

CLP 27/01/2023

on time

solitary oak
too big to fail, abandoned
child of the forest

~

CLP 22/01/2023

on light

I must head northwards
cold burns throat, breath becomes smoke
winter sun warms back

~

CLP. 21/01/2023

on time

as things go, they went
not quite as fast as once feared, but
slow as waning Moon

~

CLP 14/01/2023

on music

dance branch to bough
long-tail tits staccato song
free-style formation

~

CLP 09/01/2023

on time

what hour can this be?
moonlit apple orchard limbs
rookery's dawn croaks

~

n.b. The mechanical measure of time slips into insignificance when daylight is secondary to moonlight. The corvids, atop the high trees, will let you know when it’s time to move.

CLP 08/01/2022

on light

despite gloom and doom
Madame Soleil still with us
drawing us onward

~

CLP 06/01/2023

on light

secondhand daylight
sent via lunar surface
dusted in silver

~

n.b. Long exposure rather exaggerates the scene, but you get the ideaz

CLP 05/01/2023