Her skin was the colour of the last April snows, her lips the red of rebirth. Gentle of mind and body, she flirted with us all in pursuit of a distant summer. These things always seem further than they are passing all to swiftly when you’d wish them not. We treasured those few months […]

50 Word Stories: The White Caps

 Winter threw his frosted cloak over Spring as if to conceal her forever. Those few hardy flowers who’d risked the early year disappeared overnight, only the snowdrops remaining. They shook their white caps and persevered risking all for life. They won. I don’t know how, but they did. Seasonal miracles.

Spring Trickings

The Spring sun threatens pretend heat. In glorious dispersals of intermittent gold It leaves trickling, sinews of life on my window glass. It is tempting, so very tempting, But for a time I resist and write my little heart out. Occasionally, I look up to check the molten orb’s still there, which it is, But […]