Monthly Archives: November 2021

garlic

garlic chopping onionscracking garlicthinking of the past I remember whenyou did these thingswhen you cookedbecause you enjoyed itand I was happybecause you did it so welleven a sandwichwas a gourmet delightand a work of art and you went to the … Continue reading

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a tree

a tree once there is a treein a field of verdant grassstanding tall and happywatching decades pass in the field are hosts of poppiesdelighting untold butterfliespollinating joyfullyno hint of tears or sighs the butterfly epitomisesall of nature’s joy and beautyso … Continue reading

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boats in pyjamas

boats in pyjamas boats in pyjamasprepared for winter sleepuseless as promiseswe knew we couldn’t keep masts in pink petalsdancing in twilit skynatural and lovelyto my unconsoled eye trees now undressedshorn naked unleavedexposed as the summer lieswe never quite believed sky … Continue reading

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Scottish Hallowe’en

To hear the poet read his words please visit:https://ceayr.com/2021/10/30/scottish-halloween/ Hallowe’enaw Scotland’s scary myths and legendsfae Tam o Shanter tae Sawney Beancreep and slither yince mair fae the shadowseach year the nicht o Hallowe’en (interlude) nae bairn can contain their excitementas … Continue reading

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