Tag Archives: weather

Monsoon #midnighthaiku

Biblical deluge Forty days and forty nights Great British summer Thunder booms, lightning scores the iron sky. Rain falls in silver rods, drowning the drainage and making rivers of roads. Within minutes, brakes cease to function and every puddle is … Continue reading

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It’s been all sticky, hot and torrid, Now, the weather’s downight horrid; All we’ve got is clouds and rain.. The English summer’s back again. The roses glowing in the sun Have lost their petals, one by one, Weighed down beneath … Continue reading

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No pleasing some folk…

Outside, the heat-haze writhes and seethes In hellish desert air, The sun paints blackened shadows On an earth that’s parched and bare… The aircon in the car is bust Or else I’d live in there. * It’s summer, and the … Continue reading

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Lawnmower blues

It rained,so I can’t cut the grass, I did it yesterday… While I was ill, it grew so much The small dog lost her way. I’d conjured up a strimmer thing And wrestled with the shears, My poor lawn looks … Continue reading

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Goldfinch #midnighthaiku

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There is a pool; Its waters are held Within the chalice of earth Reflecting the sky. It sparkles, calm and still, Glinting in the sunlight, Glittering with the stars That play across its surface, As day turns to night turns … Continue reading

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Under the weather

It is spring and here, that can mean anything. For many it means being ‘under the weather’ with colds, viruses and the other miseries that attend the change of season. Yesterday was as warm as a summer’s day… the day … Continue reading

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