Happy Mother’s Day

For the all mothers, and mothers-at-heart, and the people who love them…this one’s for you. Recollections Do you remember the smell of our first rain in years? The way it hung with organic promise in the air as the temperature fell? Initial drops were fat and heavy – dive bombing the powder dry soil beatingContinue reading “Happy Mother’s Day”

Eclogue: remembering rural life

An eclogue is a poem that explores rural life, usually via a dialogue between shepherds. The tone is usually very sympathetic to said rural life (as opposed to the corruption of urban/city life). If you have read some of my other work you will know that I struggle with optimism, my natural tendency is aContinue reading “Eclogue: remembering rural life”