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And never

From a slow night he thought to wander,
Was all but thoughts his heart to race,
Thus with little only brought to wonder,
And never faster, and never sought at pace, 153 more words


Ghost Fungus: the sequel

Last year I wrote about the cluster of bioluminescent Ghost Fungus (Omphalotus nidiformis) growing on a dead tree in the backyard of the house where I live (see… 783 more words

Blue Mountains

Dancing Blue

Dancing blue, swirling lines like Bob Fosse
once did. Elegant, smooth, livening night
snatching each moment; minutes not lost
as you breathe, breathe freely in Soho’s lights… 99 more words

Owl Wisdom

The intense stare

insistent in knowing,

expecting obedience and respect 32 more words


Dreading my involuntary insomnia...

There are some things I dread in my life that make it quite uncomfortable. Sleep is one of the vital things I should be having in plenty but I admit that I’m not that kind of easy sleeper but rather a rough sleeper! 1,025 more words


Forestalling, a Nocturnal - NaPoWriMo 2017 - Day seventeen - prompt: a nocturnal poem

Forestalling:  a Nocturnal


Celebrating the things of the night.

The expanse of stars across an ocean.

The moon in its many phases.

Moon friend beneath the trees… 207 more words


Day seventeen of NaPoWriMo. The prompt for today is to write a nocturne (a poem that carries the essence of a nocturne).

You can hear the clicking of the keyboard, 118 more words