Tag Archives: Slugs

Herald of Spring…

The first slug of spring slithered in through the door And left me a silvery trail on the floor, A creature I’d normally count as a pest, Whether inside or out, such an unwelcome guest… * But the first slug … Continue reading

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Bad moon rising…

I wander round the house barefoot, And often, late at night, Because I see sufficiently I don’t put on the light. But as the darker nights draw in And summer turns to fall, I’m having to beware The lurking monsters … Continue reading

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There can be only One…

2 a.m.. The grass is heavy with dew. Stars wheel overhead in an eternal dance, laughing at my inability to understand their pattern. An owl hoots, eerie in the inky silence and a strange, whimpering cry haunts the night… Is … Continue reading

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The first slug of April came in through the door, With a bright silver trail winding over the floor. I felt a bit mean taking it back outside, Though I know it will find somewhere leafy to hide. I’m not … Continue reading

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