Sunday Sonnet (to Start the Week), #17, 2016

[Image from Pinterest] Sporadic-blooming amethysts among emerald leaves – all and everything growing, spreading forth with tendrils; creeping, sowing seed for next year’s rebirth.  This is Spring, young buds quickly becoming mature and lungs filled with fresher air, and pollen (mowing grass adding perfume also).  Bees flowing on unseen currents, bodies laden, hung with dusty…

Tuesday Tunes – Poetry Through Music, #10, 2015

[Inspired by Jake Shimabukuro’s “Here, There, and Everywhere”:] Her hair is tied back, hardy gloves are put on, to tame the wild through the window, where – beyond the glass – there lives and breathes a garden overgrown with wildflowers and leaves. Year after year, the woman, at Spring’s showing, throws rough clothes on, boots…

Top 5 Spring Salads to Combat Easter Egg Indulgence

Top 5 Spring Salads to Combat Easter Egg Indulgence Only a fortnight to go before Easter; just fourteen little days until we can permit ourselves that long-awaited gastronomic splurge post-Lent.  Invariably, this means chocolate (and the supermarket shelves positively haunt us with their seasonal cocoa-bean fare). Of course, that’s not forgetting Good Friday’s traditional hot…