Haiku for a green summer

Cow Parsley grown tall Scent of roadside wild garlic Drowned Spring yields lush greens …at least, this has certainly been the case here in Northumberland. Here, an incredibly wet April and May have finally given way to a gloriously hot and sunny June. Both the cultivated and wild plant life have all responded well. IContinue reading “Haiku for a green summer”

Snow (double haiku)

Snow on the Dyke-backs Prophesying its return And see, it comes now For those who might not know, the dyke-backs are the sides of the short hills or ditches which, in winter, never get direct sunlight. As a result, snow takes longer to melt on these small sections of Northumbrian landscape. Around here, is takenContinue reading “Snow (double haiku)”