Memory 7

Down the lane I see
the blackberries are not yet ripe.
I used to gather hedgerow fruits
with my Dad, for him to make wine.

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3 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. JulesPaige
    Aug 30, 2012 @ 13:48:01

    Though I was too young to drink it I had heard that my grandfather made Dandelion wine…

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    • Libby
      Aug 31, 2012 @ 10:22:23

      We gathered elderberries, blackberries, sloes, damsons, rosehips, billberries – all sorts, as well as garden fruits. He made some good wines!

      Reply

  2. purehaiku
    Aug 31, 2012 @ 11:40:27

    and to think, last year I started picking blackberries in mid-July – earliest ever! this year – there’s a few ripe ones but not enough to gather – yet…

    Reply

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