on grass

without rain for weeks
cricket fields lose colour
outfield now glass

n.b. Batsmen love it.

CLP 24/07/2022

on time

dry flower heads fall
breath of silver birch, a gull
laughter caught on breeze

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CLP 10/07/2022

on time

slow, slower, slowed, stopped
Sunday, afternoon, July
I'll wait here for you

~

CLP 10/07/2022

On Thunder

within seconds of

flickering shadows on walls

shaken foundations

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CLP 28/07/2021