Tuesday, 30 January 2018

river sunrise
headless swans grow heads
and preen

Tried and failed to get above published so reworked to:

morning river
the sun rises
and swans grow heads

Published (2018) Failed Haiku Volume 3, Issue 36, p.18

Living Haiku Anthology

Bled lake

mountains with twin peaks

one in the water

Monday, 29 January 2018

Sunday, 28 January 2018

Saturday, 27 January 2018

Thursday, 25 January 2018

Thursday, 18 January 2018

Wednesday, 17 January 2018

Tuesday, 16 January 2018

winter evening run
snowflakes on my tongue
footsteps behind me

Sunday, 14 January 2018

iconic bronze
with no thoughts
still

(ekphrastic on Rodin’s sculpture The Thinker)

Published (2019) Poetrypea 16 December
raft boy drowning
beneath the tarpaulin
crouching tiger

(ekphrastic on the book Life of Pi by Yan Martel, film directed by Ang Lee)

the plane lands

as new memories fade

old ones arise

Saturday, 13 January 2018

Thursday, 11 January 2018

Tuesday, 9 January 2018

dog-eared and well read

the old book smells of words

as I turn the page

Thursday, 4 January 2018

dawn beach

my bicycle

stares out to sea

(inspired by an Instagram photo by Philip Darbyshire; pdarbyshire)

Wednesday, 3 January 2018

glancing up a blue tit gone