The Resonance of a Glockenspiel

My response to imaginary garden with real toads Little Tiny  Our task today is to be inspired by Brandi’s song to write our own verse on the subject(s) of being and/or feeling alone, building walls, glockenspiels and jingle bells, cliches and replays, or anything else “Little Tiny” brings up for us. I’m not sure about […]

No Place to Hide

My response to Jane Dougherty’s Poetry challenge #45: Summer storm, also linked to dVerse Poets Pub Open Link Night #178 – Saving Grace photo ©Fir0002     No place to hide On a path overhung with trees: No place to hide, Escape the thrumming of sulphide, Imminent lightning on the breeze, An undercurrent of unease: No place to hide […]

Nature’s Way

My response to Sue Vincent’s Thursday Photo Prompt – Cave – #writephoto The way led down an old green lane, Into the woods and back again, A weed-riddled path quite overhung With heavy foliage that swung Across the crumbling hillside.   Returning ravens overhead, Ill-omened messengers of the dead, Croaked a raucous resounding knell, Gurgled like […]

Outside my Kitchen Window, a Jungle

My response to Mindlovemisery’s Menagerie Tale Weaver #82: out my kitchen window   Outside my kitchen window, a jungle Steams rampant after morning rain. Creeping snake-like tendrils strangle Branches seeping with Bougainvillea stain And laden with elephant epiphytes. Wildlife sips from overflowing orchids Among leaves the colour of essonite And bubbling tanks of bromeliads. Vanilla vapours […]