More Rain

Rain
and still more rain.
Will it never end?

Between showers I rush
to do small jobs
outside.

Inside

Winter
still bites,
cold outside today.
I’ll stay inside, keeping
warm.

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We did go out for a bike ride this morning, on the tandem, but it was cold. I haven’t felt warm since we got back – not until I put on an extra layer of clothing! The sun came through for a brief visit but with no warmth in it. We are forecast a cold week; Spring is in a slight retreat despite more blossom and daffodils in evidence.

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A day for doing
administration, while the
sun burns hot outside.

Making Time

Very busy day.
I make time to sit outside
soaking up sunshine.

Outside

A lovely warm spring day.
I’m off outside
without my coat today!

Other Men’s Words 1

“Who looks outside, dreams;
Who looks inside, awakes.”

Carl Jung

Wood-smoke

Inside, wood-burning stove alight
dispelling Autumn’s chill.
Outside a redolent fragrance;
wood-smoke on the breeze.

Outside

Outside the sun is shining
and I am stuck in here
with a pile of ironing.
Outside the sun is shining,
so why am I complaining?
Well let me make it clear–
Outside the sun is shining
yet I am stuck in here.

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