Making Time

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


Hand Washing

Time consuming hand-washing.
Why do things go awry
when the maintenance department is away?
This time it is my washing machine
that refuses to play.


Frustration; stuck
in traffic jams at road-works
and in queues at check-outs,
shopping in town.
So much time wasted.

A Week

A week when time
is in short supply,
with far too much to do
and energy very low!


However busy,
time spent playing
with a grandchild
is never wasted.

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If I have not visited your blog recently please accept my apologies. I seem to be having some issues with WordPress at the moment and can’t access my ‘Reader’ for the recent posts on the blogs I follow. I am doing my best to resolve the problem which is no doubt caused by some recent ‘improvements’.


Afternoon baking;
first time for quite a long while.
Oh what a delight.


Almost, but not quite;
Magnolia buds waiting to burst
when the time is right.


Busy all day;
no time to think,
no time to write,
no words to say!


Seasons confusion;
here and there a trace
of spring blossoms out of time,
while the first hint of autumn
touches lightly on the leaves.

Passing Time

Snowdrop and crocus,
springtime blooms.
Daffodil and tulip
follow soon.
Nature’s clock ticks,
bright colours chime
as the season shifts
with passing time.

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