From tiny beginnings to oceans I discovered the world in words

April 22

sweet April
spring blossom
magnolia scent
blue sky and
the swallows
are back

(C)EPM (septolet)

April 20

scooter day
shall I, shan’t I
freedom of motion
freedom of pain
all summer
to play
(C) EPM (septolet)

April 17

Today I watched a mother do a reflexology on her son. Outside on a lawn in the sunshine. A passing brimstone did not disturb the moment. I am just sitting here among the bird song and pink rhodedendrons.

The mullioned windows of Rufford Old Hall reflect the sun. Still the birds sing against a one sided phone call and the hum of traffic on the main road. A shiny little beetle crawls between the courtyard cobbles and a lone wasp investigates the old brickwork.

All the time the birds sing. I wonder where that chiff chaff is ? The blackthorn hedge is in a drift of white blossom.

such love in springtime
did I really feel her touch
the kiss of sweet song.
(C) EPM (haibun)

April 16

between blackbirds song
chiff chaff chiff chaff calls
lichen yellowed trees

(C) EPM (Jack Collum Lune)

April 12

The sun was warm
then cold wind blew
across the lake
came shadow clouds
to chill my spot
but not my view

this changing scene
this changing life
this motion



snow fell
around the daffodils
now sunshine, blue sky
spring? or winter?
(C) EPM (elfje with alternative bomb)

April 7

April 5 Easter Monday

todays firsts
limp fingered gloves
horse chestnut
leaves break free
first bluebells
non native
flower beside daffodils
(C) EPM (septolet)


Believe in new beginnings
Little hawthorn leaves uncurl
Oval hazel leaves stretch out
Some deer graze in the field
Start over on this sunny day
Only you can make the change
Make this your day to blossom
………you can open up and flower

April 3

overhead jet
pierces the azure sky
buzzard circles

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