Cool poems in a heatwave…

Grandy's Landing

Hi Folks,

It feels pleasantly cool this morning with even a hint of rain in the air.  But what a scorcher last week was with grass fires, melting roads and buckled rail lines!  I hope you like my poems below.  I think of them as cool poems from the heatwave…

Have a nice Sunday, All.

 

~

 

‘Scallywags’ (a triple-haiku) was written very early one morning, before the thermometer went crazy.  Sparrows were zipping and dipping all over our back garden.

 

SCALLYWAGS

 

Nice morning, soft blue,

cheeky beaks at my window;

the sparrows are back.

 

Chirpy scallywags

gossiping in the laurel;

quick wings beat the air.

 

Nice morning, soft blue,

I feel like a boy again.

Aye, the sparrows back.

 

~

 

‘Jackpot True’ (a triolet) was inspired by a visit last week to the Welsh seaside resort of Llandudno.  An air of Victorian…

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