A Sunday Walk with Cormorants

My response to imaginary garden with real toads Not What We came To See ~ Micro Poetry We’re putting the “mini’ back into the Sunday Mini-Challenge, and returning to the option of form poetry. The challenge is to write a poem in no more than 10 lines, choosing our own form or sticking to free verse. […]

Foxes at Dusk

In the city, Drab, lanky shadow Slips between parked cars, Competes with gulls and crows By toppled rubbish bins, Emerging silently Under street-light sulphur, Leaching rust from fur.   In the country, Rich russet lustre Cavorts in lush green fields, Barking at gulls and crows Under a canopy Of sunset and cloud, Burnished copper bright […]

I Miss You

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Writing Prompt #173 “Collage 28” Together, they inhaled autumn: Decomposing leaves, Wet fox in undergrowth, Brambles snagging sleeves, Following fallen acorns until the sun broke through. He found a perfect russet Leaf for her to press, Alleviate her distress At his leaving. She pumped into his suitcase A cloud of her […]