Category Archives: Hedgerows

July

July a pasty sky no wind to speak of But its dry cherry leaves collectively certainly some red as ripened strawberries on burnished boughs a sunlit trunk a fuschia fully greened up red stems Jasmine  budding Rosemary Sparrows nesting seemingly. … Continue reading

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Red kites

A beholder a viewer a sentinel who searches the  ground for the carrion you must expect their   due calmness inscrutably they soar in their circles serene so to say.   they resign themselves to philosophically to assuage all their … Continue reading

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Brainwashing animals to retrieve corpses of other animals

A good idea For, for me its wrong GUN Dogs trained or brainwashed With training until they be Outside their own bodies And their true psyche Making animals believe They are out as observers To watch and retrieve The corpses … Continue reading

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Changes

Importing foreign plants Into our countries Its big business of course It is but we Are arrogantly altering Environments and insect life Desires and really all that subtlety Natures blueprint really shows soecifics Preference, for soil types And our special … Continue reading

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An arrogance perhaps

Human beings studying the wild souls Sometimes they Come up with fresh new ideas That blow wildness away Charles Darwin talked Of domestication syndrome And we hear that foxes That are now city dwellers Apparently it’s clear They go through … Continue reading

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Buttercups

Buttercups and daisies the little knotted rings children  made for mothers Ranuncular  he sings  beautifully the legend says this glossy yellow flower that grows in grassy meadows And captures solar power  this is chiefly to attract insects and to make … Continue reading

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Insufficient evidence

Insufficient evidence That’s the judgement here A lack of understanding Of the foresight and the fear We who are the wild ones Birds and mammals we Will suffer as life gets tougher Than we every hoped it could be An … Continue reading

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A blue dress day introduction

A blue dress day is coming And perceptibility Increases with great prominence For its where I want to be Walking quietly in the woods My field of vision clear Unmistakable sights to see An not an ounce of fear Tangible … Continue reading

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DAWN

My blue dress Every stitch is pure enchantment A night sky over a wild forest Where the tiniest bats Doth fly Walking slowly through a grove Brushing the ransoms green The wafting of earths aroma Adding to the scene Ahead … Continue reading

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Behold

Behold the feathered choristers Whose throats are full of song Ascertaining Nature now conducts Them all along Melodic and rhapsodic Peaceful and serene Joyous thus inducing ballads that have been In our minds and in our hearts Forever and a … Continue reading

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Elderflowers

creamy white crinoline Lace of desire Out in the hedgerows Sent to Inspire Loves growing near water Holds such dignity Ruled by the moon And grows vigorously It makes a good hedge With the Hawthorn as they Both enjoy Cherry … Continue reading

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Galium Adarine the plant of many names

A deftness and adroitness With resourceful ingenuity From Saxon times to now we see Goose grass growing frantically A weed tis said of hedgerows where Much has been said but few will share It’s cunning stance it’s mastery And it’s … Continue reading

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Blue bells

Lovers of light With a presence so true Like a beautiful swarm Like a great sea of blue Born out of ancientness The forest floor Lights up with colour More so than before Lovers of lime rich soils Flowering April … Continue reading

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Woodland

Ashridge draws its splendour From the woodland Where the mammals play And foresters complain The damage sometimes done to trees By deer and also squirrels Every day their plea’s There is a healthy balance We must take a broader view … Continue reading

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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