Monthly Archives: October 2011

Auld Reekie

The Good Lady and I had a few days in Edinburgh. From the roof of the National Museum of Scotland – the castle on the left. It must have been harsh around here at the close of the Ice Age. … Continue reading

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One day . . .

One day the sheep will go back to the crag, the oxen to the forest and the boar to the oak-wood. No more shrieks of anguish from the packed, dark sheds that squat in English fields.

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Haiku for the barn on the hill

Three prams in a barn No bright quilts, just grey cobwebs Children bent with age The air is pungent Filled with dabbling and splashes Just Muscovy ducks In these playful gusts The old woods rain Autumn tears Through this dove-grey … Continue reading

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