Tag Archives: heather

Elegance #midnighthaiku

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Great Expectations..?

It had been a month since I had last been in the north and, as I took to the road once again, there was the familiar frisson of excitement that always runs through me as the journey begins. This time, … Continue reading

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Search #midnighthaiku

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Morning #midnighthaiku

Colouring sunrise With milky opalescence Dawn’s smooth coverlet A favourite place –  when the heather is in flower and the mists fill the valley, on top of Higger Tor, on the border between Yorkshire and Derbyshire,  England.

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Ghost #midnighthaiku

The ghost of summer Memory of laughing days Still holds its colour A small bouquet of heather sits on my desk, as fresh and bright as the day it was gathered. I always hate breaking the stems and take only … Continue reading

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Playing in the heather…

Until you come over the hill above Bakewell, there is no sign of it at all, but then, if you are lucky and the sun is out…and it is the right time of year… there is a dull streak of … Continue reading

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Together #midnighthaiku

Working together Insignificance creates Living miracles Fragrance of honey Recalling no paradise But the here and now  The smallest of things Changing the widest landscape Life in harmony  

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A day bewildered Embracing summer’s passion Beneath stormy skies At my feet the heather blooms The heavens answer my tears There is a point on my journey when, at just the right time of year, there is a first glimpse … Continue reading

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In the high places A veil of serenity Soothes the wildest heart Savage beasts bow to beauty And passion wears purity A moorland dawn. The heather is in bloom, its delicate honey fragrances the morning for me alone. No bees … Continue reading

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Longing #midnighthaiku

Memories whisper A wellspring of longing waits In a mirrored sky

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