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Fieldfares …

Fieldfares flocked and feasted in the furrows touched by the sun and flew upward to a holly tree suddenly, unerringly as one … soft feathers fluttered amid berries, waxy-skinned and hard .. survival’s prize beneath the sharp points of the … Continue reading

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There is a world …

There is a world within this world, soundless and still, where an oak tree old has breathed in sleep through Winter’s chill with gnarled branches bare and cold; till one morning with the tender touch of Spring on lichened bark, … Continue reading

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Frost …

Overnight the artist has etched in ice the form and veins of leaves; a sight more welcome to me now than the green vibrancy of spring. At  this, the dying of the year, in the cold and in the dark … Continue reading

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The Upland …

Icy tracks lead  me on ; low clouds claim the horizon, the winter sky a tentative blue .. though I shiver in snow flurries and my hands begin to freeze, my heart is warmed as, side by side, I walk … Continue reading

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