Monthly Archives: November 2012

Cyprus Days

I run down hill flip flop slap on dusty trail zephyrs rise. Warm sun heats olive grove Myrtle, Carob, Wild thyme too. Heated herbal odours assail eager senses comforting, familiar. Goatbells clatter sparrows fight while crickets chirp their song of … Continue reading

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Terminal Blow?

Jenny was thrilled! Now 4 years old she had been allowed into the garden for her first ever bonfire, and it had been every bit as wonderful as she’d hoped.  Snuggled up in her wellies, duffle coat, woollen scarf, hat and … Continue reading

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Gull cries his goodnight wish, then banks and surfs the waves. Sun dips into the horizon, then quenched by the sea, its warmth diminishes and dies. Steely grey, waves cast an ozone chill into now still nighttime air.

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Little Ball Of Joy

Surreptitious glance from snotty child. Moment chosen finger poised bliss! Digging for nose gold!

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The Stripper

Birch tree stands there, centre stage, in crimson, gold and purple sage. She flutters, then in windy flurry, her burlesque show begins to scurry. Swaying now in stiffening breeze, her branches shimmy, dance, then tease. Now, revealed in all her … Continue reading

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Diary of an Innocent

5th June At last we’re moving! We’re on our way to the docks and it sounds like this may be it! The drills, the practice and the secrecy are done with. We’re all pretty excited. It’ll be good to hit … Continue reading

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Battle Ready

Battle ground another day blank sheet on which they’ll write their story. Pristine and perfect unbowed unbloodied no fears not yet!

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