Freedom to Express

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Wordle #105 Leaving behind The monachopsis of school, As teacher and pupil, I come awake To space In which to breathe; No more needless Compulsion to impress. I nuzzle the freedom Of the poetic macrocosm, Reveal monuments To philosophy And history, Lacerating the page With words, Lines and rhymes.   […]

Spring Activities – a list poem

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie B&P’s Shadorma & Beyond – Spring Activities   Prune over-hanging branches Of rambling rose and honeysuckle Give the bay tree a haircut Remove the belt and buckle And trim the woody dill stalks Do battle With nettles And other pernicious weeds Organise raised beds Ready for a herb garden Bay, […]