Night Mare on the Moor

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Photo Challenge #104   On a desolate windswept dreamscape of granite and peat, muted moss blends into bracken beaten into submission by wuthering winds. Overhead, turbulent watercolours of a nightmare gather in the sky. Scratched by a pair of ravens’ gravelly tones, the sleepwalker stirs in a tangle of burs […]

The Owl and the Moon

My response to dVerse Poets Pub Haibun Monday #9 – moon Owls are truly mesmerising birds, with their moon-round eyes, sharp beaks and talons. Some are beautiful while others are comical; all are fierce hunters, skimming the ground silently to swoop on their prey. I rarely see the owls haunting the silver birch trees that […]