Clouds, sun white circle the morning, fading dreams surf the edges. Serrated memories of a guitar, a lost brother to years strummed by. Morning seeks shelter from drizzling rain. This ever changing season of falling leaves and winds shifting, laid bare across auburn fields beneath a cawing sky. I recall the fresh scents […]
Rain courses down the hillside scurries under the galvanised gates, slumps the bumps of a wide grassy lane drips from darting brambles of ruddy berried hedgerows. In the stillness of morning I open my window, scan Banbridge countryside for the first time. A cock crows in the distance and I can almost taste the […]
At the fold of day a veil shrouds the hills as rising fog drifts over tapering fields. Rain falls softly dimpling the river. Sombre waters swagger beneath a narrow bridge. Rambling oak trees line steep grassy banks. Ferns furl long slender fingers into tight fists, recoiling into moldy stone. Moss carpets the woodland, […]
Winter skies, full of rain, the hush of a still daybreak. Christmas lights and garlands brighten neighbour’s gardens. A blackbird tops the maple a robin in the birch, rivals for territory birdsong sprinkles the dawn. Bare trees stand sentinel, limbs raised in gladness, twinkling with raindrops this soft December day.