Cuckoos and dandelion clocks South easterly winds scatter blossom forget me nots and bluebells burst into blue seagulls and crows a jet black cat soaking up the sunshine and having it stroked in Flies darting to and fro in the sunlight and the dappled shadows dancing across the grass chased by a tiny tortoise the Read more about Wild garlic and rhubarb[…]
The site of old dreams re emerges With a beautiful view and a wood pigeon Two flowers serve as reminders One yellow as the sun with a dark heart The other white as the moon with a bright sunny heart The wolf in me picks up the scent Tracing it forward through the Fens to Read more about Garden notes[…]
Time to step outside, time to step outsideTime to step outside you. House on fire, leave it all behind youDark as night, let the lightning guide youStep outside, time to step outside, Time to step outside you Living life, feeding appetitesStayed through every hard stop, every goBeing blandBreathing half the time House on fire, leave Read more about Time to step outside, let the lightening guide you[…]
Bare Shivering stems in pale wintry shadows
And frozen earth
But now the birds are singing at 3am. life is stirring above and below ground,roots are starting to tingle. They are laying the foundations That will provide the stability.
Ten thousand flowers in spring, the moon in autumn,a cool breeze in summer, snow in winter.If your mind isn’t clouded by unnecessary things,this is the best season of your life. by Wu Men Hui-k’aiEnglish version by Stephen Mitchell
https://soundcloud.app.goo.gl/8x1rk9VBjnA3a3bV9 RAIN Be glad of these freshwater tears,Each pearled droplet some salty old sea-bulletAir-lifted out of the waves, then laundered and sieved, recast as a soft bead and returned.And no matter how much it strafes or sheets, it is no mean feat to catch one raindrop clean in the mouth,To take one drop on the Read more about Rain 2[…]