Raindrop Mondays

Rainfall slipping from the sky World being cleansed before my eye Rushing off, I don’t know where Yet still I watch, still I stare Wondering if I’ll wash away Simpler, I think, just to stay Seems such sadness, yet so bold To start again, never fold I’ll let the tears cleanse my soul Raindrop Mondays […]

Washed Away

 Rain sweeps down in bursts of sea,  Roads turn to lakes, paths to streams.  Blackbirds take shelter beneath umbrella leaves;  I hear their twitterings float away into a damp distance.  Even the trees hang their heads in wet slumps.  All is damp, all is grey.  Weather for ducks, my mum used to say.  But despite the cold and clammy walk,  Despite the pooling […]

Signs Of Snow

As the days on the calendar flick away The mornings shortening, nights lengthening And the winds blow as North regardless of direction The birds flown away, nests deserted Then the winter is almost upon us And I watch for the first flakes of snow Knowing that soon the clean slate shall come And from it […]