Haiku: ‘Winter Coming’

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

Sunday Trees — mazeepuran (माझे e-पुराण) (Reblog)

Sunday Trees

Sunday Trees — mazeepuran (माझे e-पुराण)

*Do trees really have a hidden life?

Haiku: ‘The Colours of Our Soul’

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

Haiku: ‘Willow’

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Willow, last to turn
First to colour green each spring
Waste no time to grow

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Haiku: ‘Communion’

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The shaman in me
Collecting wood for the fire
Fall’s communion

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

Haiku Poetry: ‘Forest Fire’

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No rain for two months
The summer was long and hot
Nature’s innocence

Copyright Francis Barker 2020

The Tall and Sturdy Oak Tree — Primitive Poetry (Reblog)

Through the iron bars I can seeThat tall and sturdy oak tree.Though these bars are rustedAnd my cellmate untrusted,That tree stands tall and meanIn that wild field of green. A remembrance to men like meThat at one point we were free.Tall and sturdy, green and rootedTill one day to jail we were booted.For a crime […]

The Tall and Sturdy Oak Tree — Primitive Poetry

***Reblogged by Francis Barker, poet.

The Holiday Season is Over, but Autumn is Here

Some selected photographs from Ayscoughfee Hall in Spalding, Lincolnshire.

All photographs copyright Francis Barker 2020.

Haiku: Autumn or Fall?

Photo by Patrick Tomasso

Haiku copyright Francis Barker 2020

Haiku: Autumn Ahead

Photo by Erik Witsoe

Haiku copyright Francis Barker 2020.

Haiku: The Beautiful Rowan

Photo copyright Francis Barker 2020

Dearest rowan tree
Some call you the mountain ash
But what’s in a name?

Copyright Francis Barker 2020