Category Archives: green

Lost Gardeners

There was such hustle and bustle where now reflective calm. In the thunderbox room nearby the melon yard haunting echoes of silent voices once green fingers that pressed a trigger for King and country, gently call from an early grave, … Continue reading

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Blackbird

Your red-rimmed, mystic, all-seeing eye that asks of us the question … why you’re first to rise, not we in time to hear your cry. A share of this full Earth is how, you feed your Spring-time pride. An earthworm … Continue reading

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Grasslands

A poem inspired by two people: Rumi – ancient poet extraordinaire Craig – Grassland Scientist and almost poet, but nonetheless extraordinaire and a photo… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I see you there, underneath the sky, that huge and glorious high. And in-between, a … Continue reading

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Sixty

Imagine if you will one day in nineteen fifty one a babe was born, a girl, and a special life begun. When she was two, but why would anyone resist the apple of her doting father’s eye and her mother’s … Continue reading

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Message from Mother Earth

I woke to feel no breath, as if at birth, so I could hear the breath of mother earth. She heaves with sighs of lives foregone, reminding us we need to change our song, review the wiles of new invented … Continue reading

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