Haiku: Patterns

Photo by Pratik Gupta on Pexels.com Staring from insidegrateful to be warm and dryPatterns on the glass Copyright Francis 2022

Winter’s Masque

Photo by Raphael Brasileiro on Pexels.com Rooks settle squawking on willow,blotches of blackagainst interminable grey.Patches of snow remain,dappling the manky grass,where a lone sparrowhops around, in hope.The limp Union Flagsmothers St Georgein the dank, freezing air,a nation sleepwalkingin a bizarre masque.Winter's privation bites deeper this year;do the birds suspect -- do they know?And where do … Continue reading Winter’s Masque