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Archive for March, 2017

30 days into March


green leaflets

behind one another

building summer’s natural screen.



Elfje by Elaine Patricia Morris


24 days into March




I look towards

the afternoon sun

leaving shadows behind

to be dealt with later on

when light does not lure me outside

to the garden with a cup of tea.

Many are the duller days of life

for when household chores are waiting.

I will keep my golden smile

like warmth of brighter times

helping through grey days

working indoors

while waiting

for the


(reverse nonet / nonet)

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23 days into March

Someone stole

my smile.

Little Buddha

nurtured it

until my

heart rejoiced

once again.

..  (sept)

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22 days into March

The weather isn’t getting any better


spring’s first gentle breath

hedgerows carressed with blossom

be patient a while


the blackthorn’s spines defiant

as winter strives to hold on


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20 days into March

at ten twenty eight

the spring equinox occured-

winter’s grip still holds


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19 days into March


leaflets cup

the alder’s smile

her arms outstretched in



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16 days into March

Woke to a light grey morning

and a message of contempt

from someone who is jealous

because a cousin did attempt

to make a point of meeting me

without consulting her.

She is not his only cousin

there are quite a lot of us

but I’m  the one who isn’t loud

and doesn’t make a fuss.

So I’m not going to let her spoil this

I shall meet them as we’ve planned

and hope she sees that just like us

she’s another grain of sand.

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Haiku for March 10th

a Mexican wave

of daffodils brightening

my morning commute


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Help needed

Does anybody know if free ebook publishing by Amazon Direct Publishing really is free and do you still hold the copyright ?  

Also if you change your mind before completion can you remove your copy ?

Thanks folk.  Elaine Patricia Morris

Night lights

city lights lay out

stranding away to the moor

adorning her neck with lace


Katuata 577

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