Uncontainable lust for life

This poem is freshly lifted from the notebook. It was written after I’d had lunch and was looking at my back garden – it is a place of pride and shame. Pride because it can feed my family and shame because we do not give it the attention it deserves while at the same areContinue reading “Uncontainable lust for life”

Pun intended

Today’s poem is from the genre “found poetry”. While tidying up I found a list of plant/cacti related puns written by my wife. I co-opted that list and come up with the following light and fluffy piece… Garden pun fun Nobody pots baby in the corner I’m not tired, just a little border Crazy plantContinue reading “Pun intended”

Gardener’s delight

You can probably tell that I am embracing the Spring-time vibe, and the dusting of optimism it brings. Winter will always be my #1, and it’s ok for Spring to be nice. This poem uses the rhythm and rhyme of a repetition to create a sense of melodic harmony, or at least that is myContinue reading “Gardener’s delight”