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DOWNSIZING

I remind myself of Mother,

her figurines for every season—

the summer goosegirl,

the winter angels.

She cried when we threw out

some broken dishes, 157 more words

Humans And Other Animals

Bird Song

Yesterday I went for a walk and saw a skylark; I would not have seen it if I had not heard it singing first.  It is the same with goldfinches as, when I recognise their call, I look out for them.   279 more words

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Weird Winter

This photograph of my bees was taken on Sunday 24th January.  The bees should be forming a cluster deep in the hive; instead they are as busy as they were in the summer.   220 more words

Observation Over Time

Compost

Today I thought that it would be worth thinking about compost!  An increasing number of schools have compost heaps and they can be a great way to learn about decomposition, the needs of plants and the importance of recycling and caring for the environment. 677 more words

Observation Over Time

NEW CLOTHES

Our fabric is woven so tight and fine,

garments stitched up with pride—

gunbelts and helmets and gold—

We have the combinations,

watches, buttons, colored shoes. 81 more words

Humans And Other Animals