On Rain

sky darkens, air cools

harvest dust swirls in downdraught

leaves dance to the beat

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CLP 01/08/2021

On Light

gloom forms about us

birch shuffles uneasily

blackbird flits to hedge

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CLP 30/07/2021

On Thunder

within seconds of

flickering shadows on walls

shaken foundations

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CLP 28/07/2021

On Hope x

sand grain off balance

others out of kilter fall

wind and tide smoothed shore

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CLP 25/07/2021

On Hope iii

woken by bird song

sun breaching the horizon

without memory

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CLP 20/07/2021

In Mist

sea fret floats inland

draws colour from earth and sky

green wheat fields shiver

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CLP 14/07/2021

On Display

finally at rest

no need for further pretence

true colours revealed

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CLP 14/07/2021

On Summer

the heavens opened

rain filled in every hollow

she’d spat out her heart

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CLP 10/07/2021

Under the Sun

chittering swallows

whirring crickets, silent moths

seeking pastures old

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CLP 30/06/2021

On Rain

thick dark soup of sky

ladles out downpour dollops

brook a bubbling broth

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CLP 28/06/2021