Tag Archives: Tree

Jumping Spider

In his idle moments he would look up at the sky. And in his contemplative moments he would look out over the creek. No matter how high he jumped he would always come clattering back down to earth. No matter … Continue reading

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Ivory Forest (Poem and Fragment)

The elephant stumbles, falls to the ground, as its last breaths drift into oblivion. Its skin cracks, flesh slips from the bone, the skeleton fades to dust, ivory tusks sink into the ground. The rain comes, awakening the ivory which … Continue reading

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Short Shorts (Random Sentences)

The green polar bear and the purple rhinoceros played scrabble while the multi-coloured cats re-enacted the battle of the Alamo. It hurtled through the void of space, the gingerbread man riding the rocket powered mongoose. It started off as a … Continue reading

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Poems (Park Series)

Tree by the shore Arcing over the water, hanging branches blanket the water. Sunlight filters through the leaves, ivy coiled around the trunk. Blue Tit Blue and yellow, flaring and fading, between drooping branches and waters edge. Water Water stewn … Continue reading

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Poems (Buddha, Fire Flies and Magpie)

Just sit, like Buddha and all will be fine. ~~~ Zipping through its fragmentations and fractures, phosphorescent trails linger in the ether, lighting up the interior of the abandoned dwelling before gradually fading away as the fire flies journey outwards … Continue reading

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Fire Flies (2 poems, 2 fragments)

Fragments Carved from an old tree stump, the laughing buddha resides deep within the forest, seen only by the fire flies who illuminate his smile in the night. ~~~ Burning brightly in the midnight hour, the fire flies, dancing and … Continue reading

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