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Betwixt winter and spring

Too early for the tortoise to wake from sleep Woolly jumpers and belted cardigans Signs of life in the cities gardens Over the horizon, the sun does creep No warmth; as winter still lies deep Birds not returned from foreign lands Too early. Lambs cry out for mother sheep Spring…
Jan Hedger
29th September 2009
Poetry

A passage to Spring

Time marches on – left, right, left, right Slow down, draw your breath, stand at ease Allow the winter to decrease Let the wind lose its bite. As a soldier wins the fight In praise; fall to your knees Time marches on. Life goes on; in despite, Of weakened sun…
Jan Hedger
23rd September 2009
Poetry

Haiku’s

Skeins of snow white geese Pure against the winter sky Fly in formation. Crocodiles submerge Hunting with periscope eyes, Waiting for wildebeest. Clouds knit together Full of gathering moisture January gloom. Steel- grey eyes; focused Grey Wolf watches from the shadows As does his namesake.
Jan Hedger
16th September 2009
Poetry

As dawn creeps in

The mist lies low across the plain Horse’s breath is dancing As dog fox slinks along the lane The mist lies low across the plain Blackbird sings the dawn refrain Winter sun is glancing The mist lies low across the plain Horse’s breath is dancing.
Jan Hedger
16th September 2009
Poetry

The one that got away

Silver fish slake downstream River bank alive with life Chub, Perch, Grayling, Bream Silver fish slake downstream The fisher wakes from his dream Says good mornin’ to the wife Silver fish slake downstream River bank alive with life.
Jan Hedger
16th September 2009
Poetry

Cinquains

1. Some men Chase girls for fun, At work and play, they stray. True lovers are content with one. Pure love. 2. To sleep, beneath the stars, dream of nature's greatness, sweetly perfumed, all embracing Gods will, 3, Midnight, Black starless night. A baby cries, a lullaby softly soothes, then…
A. R. Lewis
17th January 2007