In the hush of dawn, four soft paws pad across a hidden threshold. One step, two, four. The shadow-dappled body holds still for a moment, testing the air. Listening, ears perk. Dust swirls. Dark, heavy ivy twists into the concrete around her. Fresh grass pokes feathered shoots through cracks. Crepuscular insects whir their membranous wings … Continue reading Pripyat
I went for a drive to the damThinking to see me a sightA beautiful lakeA woodland of treesA bevvy of birds and the like But when I got there it was rainingAnd nothing at all could I see‘Cept fat little raindropsObscuring the viewFalling down laughing at me So I parked up beneath the tall gum … Continue reading Serpentine Dam
There’s writing on the wall, They even wrote a name;I call the children outAnd ask them who’s to blame.‘It wasn’t me,’ says Becca,‘It wasn’t Tommy neither!’I can’t get a confessionOut of Tommy either.Then Becca gets a boardAnd Tommy gets the chalk,And both the children drawAnd give a little talk:They made a friend, they say,Who told … Continue reading Whodunnit
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When the world wasReawakeningVernal shoots through soil wereBreakingReachingAnd commiserating withThe winter dead theyPassed When pastoral dewVaporisingHung as mists on forestsTremblingWanderingAnd nebulous theySaw her glidingPast When the pull it feltOverpoweringWas her earth song callingRousingTemptingFloral memories lifeTouched the skyAgain Yea Springtime cameAppreciatingLeaves and petal whorlsUnfoldingDrinkingIn her radiance as sheWalked once more withMen Then Summer woke andRecognisingDemeter would … Continue reading Persephone