On Daffodils

November is not

When spring flowers should sprout

Earth adapts, we don’t

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CLP 19/11/2018

Moon Shadow

East wind carries ice

Knifing through silvered streets

Silhouettes on paths

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CLP 18/11/2018

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On Morning III

Light sneaks into bed

Brings birdsong and sounds of waves

Hope rises refreshed

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CLP 15/11/2018

On Morning II

Heavy cloud blanket

Dark reluctantly rises

Sleep grips the chosen

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CLP 15/11/2018

Romantic Fiction

No one could make this up

You sigh

But you just keep on

Making it up

On the hoof

Telling your lies

Ignoring the truth

Can you not see

The holes in the roof

Of your promised homeland

fantasy?

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CLP 14/11/2018

On The Breeze

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Gentle draught carries

Scent and echoes from afar

Sea air and childhood

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CLP 14/11/2018

On Autumn VII

Hyacinth bulbs shoot

Despite storms, damp and darkness

Winter will sparkle.

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CLP 11/11/2018

On Autumn V

How bright dragonfly

Life sparkles in late summer

Passes too quickly

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CLP 11/11/2018

On November

Sombre trees stand bare

Paths buried by scorned leaves

Lost travellers weep

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CLP 10/11/2018

On Shingle

Rushing stones swept

By surging storm driven surf

Spit and hiss at Man

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CLP 09/11/2018