Poetry

Haiku #27 Winter Canvas

I rarely create monochrome images but a moonlit frozen lake behind our house just cried out for such an approach inspiring this Haiku: “Radiant moonlightpaints glistening ice crystalson Winter’s canvas” The Two Doctors

Haiku #26 Winter Grip

The River Thames passes through and around our Cotswolds village, and several days rain leads to fields and meadows flooding. Nothing new in this, it has happened regularly over the past 36 years. “Shapeshifting waterWind ripples on flooded fieldsWinter’s icy… Read More ›

Haiku # 25 Mindful Ducks?

Can a duck be mindful? It certainly looks like it watching winter migrating ducks on the small lake in the nature reserve behind our house. Focused and purposeful. “Silently glidingWithout thought or distractionBreathe in and breathe out” The Two Doctors

Haiku # 24 Winter Sleep

How do you perceive Winter? A dead time or a time of sleep? Do you see beauty in the shape of a bare tree, it’s branch structure, it’s place within the landscape? “Leafless without budsLifeless to the naked eyeWinter’s sleep… Read More ›

Senryu #23 Missing v2

A favourite spot, a few hundred yards from our home, a nature reserve where we played with our children learning about wild flowers, birds, butterflies, trees, insects, fungus ….. but …… Missing 5-7-5 “A peaceful silence,Together, rememberingOne who is missing.”… Read More ›

Haiku #23 Dead wood.

I love winter, there’s much more to experience ………..the cold wind, migrating birds, the berries on bare trees, and fallen branches. “Green, white, brown and blackMosses lichen and fungusDead wood hosts new life” The Two Doctors