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When it says it’s 17 degrees outside, but you find yourself wearing clothes the same consistency as a 13.5 tog duvet.

Cold

Reflections

Doors open, wind whispers

Cottonball clouds drift in pale blue

Reflections on early autumn afternoons

Be present.

It is nearly three months since we moved to a new house. We run away from the city into the “countryside“ and I say it like this because it is a town surrounded by countryside with no airports ambulance corridors police cars wailing away screaming neighbours or the usual weekend drunks. 896 more words

Children

Summer Afternoons

They say that every summer has a story. Well, my story consisted of others’ stories. With the closing of a school year and the introduction of summer, I was filled with adrenaline at the plans that I had wished to fulfill by the end of summer. 469 more words

A Short Analysis of Philip Larkin's 'Afternoons'

A summary of a great Larkin poem

‘Afternoons’, like a number of Philip Larkin’s other poems, treats the theme of the passing of youth and the setting-in of middle age. 749 more words

Literature

5 things right now: Summer through my Iphone

I have to admit that even though I thought my arm would be useless forever, I am starting to feel a little better. When I say a little better I mean I can move my fingers now and grab a cup of coffee with my right hand again. 213 more words

Monday Lists

Mid-Summer Day

Give me harmonica in the afternoons
Because the tree branches dance
And they need that windy violin
I need it too

Chime me into oblivion… 76 more words

Poetry