Three weeks

I thought about you whilst I was brushing my teeth - about how you have been gone for almost three weeks. I notice your absence in my shaking hands and ill-mannered frets. The tears arriving unbidden alongside a dull ache rising from my feet. I notice your absence in the smiles which feel more real … Continue reading Three weeks

Bees and ants

At dusk, I notice how much I’ve changed - how happy I am to let Mother Nature in, to take a seat to my left and usher her children home. There are bees in the chimney and ants beneath the patio, spiders in the kitchen, dwelling outside each window or weaving gossamer thread through the … Continue reading Bees and ants

Daisy yellow

I believe this to be my redemption; summer sun and daisy yellow, buttercup chin and a hopeful tomorrow. The breeze sings soft, the trees keep in time waltzing like the wheat, the pillowcases hanging out on the line. Buds bloom like friendly hands and stretch upward meeting the endless blue sky and I wait. I … Continue reading Daisy yellow