13 July 2014

high summer


high summer

where the shade stops

so does the dog
 

composition with larvae





orange & black what will be cinnabars strip the ragwort 
  

muggy


a muggy morning the mauve of roadside mallows
 

what is it good for


the war memorial 59p a drink can left on the wall
 

morning after


the morning after snail shredded hostas
 

cartwheels


her father calls for her to come back to the house, but she carries on turning cartwheels
 

sin day


sun day    

& the faithful don their

sin glasses
 

nostagia


feeling nostalgia for my demons if such a thing is permitted
 

snail



rings


full moon placing her rings by the kitchen window
 

roses


grey skies our late neighbour's pink roses reach over the fence
 

darts


sun on the back of my neck the grass heads we would pluck and throw like darts
 

feather


a blue-black feather glistens with rain another unexplained bruise
 

moth





never said

there wasn't a

moth god
   

lady mcb


at the garden tap like i'm Lady Macbeth just back from picking blackberries
 

beyond


sunglassesheadphones & the world beyond
 

if


if i was a serious writer, if i was a serious anything, i'd
 

bindweed


bindweed

is the root

of all evil
 

buddleia


at my shadow pieces of the buddleia take flight
 

muggy night


the muggy night opens another window to let in more insects