The cuckoo is back on the hill

The cuckoo returns
Now the haze of birch changes
From purple to green

About Harry Nicholson

I'm an enameller who works with a kiln, fusing pictures in glass onto copper. I write a few poems and short stories. There is an eBook anthology of them, 'Green Linnet' on Amazon. Also a novel, 'Tom Fleck', set in the North of England of 1513 - the year of Flodden. A sequel to 'Tom Fleck' is 'The Black Caravel' published in 2016. My anthology of poems came out in 2015: 'Wandering About.' I've a blog of poems, stories and art at:
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4 Responses to The cuckoo is back on the hill

  1. Creatures are finding refuge in the towns now there’s not much of a living among the fields of oil seed rape.
    A starling dropped an egg shell on me this morning. I was in the garden having coffee in the sun. Maybe it was a blessing – I am a member of the RSPB.

  2. We live in Manchester but are fortunate to have a variety of trees and wildlife to watch out the window, silver birches, sycamores, copper beeches and many others, plus, foxes, at least one badger, grey squirrels and of course birds of all types, all showing the signs that Spring has finally arrived 🙂

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