Category Archives: Hedgerows

Heyghoge

I be the hedgerow rover A spiny fellow who Frequents the thorny Hazels and the berried holly too I am pretty slow at running Dreaming is my thing Nocturnally I get about To the countryside I bring A ball of … Continue reading

Rubus Fruticosus

Oft in the woods Your clutches trip Cut into shin The violent whip A searing tear A painful treat Your brambled heart Hardly discreet Blackberrying Such a pursuit Antiquity Did follow suit Its rambling thorns Did once exclaim And Tusser … Continue reading

The Hazel

In early Spring we see the flowers Still leafless Tufts and catkins they Female and male The leaves serrated And heavily veined clear green To grey And yellow Hanging on for dear life Through late Autumn they The stems are … Continue reading

Wild Roses

The delicate pink hues That clamber skywards Over thorny stems Fragrant are their blossoms An adornement to the Autumn gems That throw their colour And aromatic scent into the Warming air The sweet briar loves heart fire Eglantine be mine … Continue reading

Hawthorns under the poets eyes

Hedgerows up and down the country Flourish in a twinkling they Undoubtedly offer indigenous growth Every single day Country roads have an abundance Of wild plants many who Live around the Hawthorn and share the hedge lined stew They can … Continue reading