Swifts 2022

I heard your squealing
delighted to see you back
over our rooftops

~

n.b. Later and fewer this year. Heard and seen 14/05/2022z

CLP 15/05/2022

on time

alone hours tick by
everything doubles when shared
all is relative

~

CLP 15/05/2022

on light

it's nearly midnight
there is too much of it now
they sing all night long

~

n.b. Not that I’m objecting to birdsong.

CLP 14/05/2022

on time

Don't count your chickens
they won't be bothered at all
they're not counting you

~

CLP 13/05/2022

on time

I can give no more
attention economy
consumed everything

~

CLP 13/05/2022

on time

in twenty-four hours
today will be yesterday
there is only now

~

CLP 12/05/2022

on time

mid-May afternoon
leaves dancing on the ceiling
agitating breeze

~

CLP 10/05/2022

on time

reed beds swirl in breeze
roots washed by tidal shifts
returning swallows

~

CLP 09/05/2022

on time

crash out, power down
just let the clock tick over
bounce back tomorrow

~

CLP 07/05/2022

on time

He had drunk a few
'DAD' propped up by pub wall
sign of a good wake

~

n.b. I was wryly amused to see the floral tribute leaning on the wall, (by the bin). What does one do with the flowers afterwards?

Rest in peace ‘DAD’ wherever that might be.

CLP 07/05/2022