golden in sunlight

dancing in the breeze

dandelions                                                        by John Wall


on the branch

a blackbird lands

blossom shower                                               by John Wall


bathed in sunshine

shivering in the wind

crocus                                                                  by John Wall



on the gravestones

daffodils                                                             by John Wall


pairing birds

bowing in the branches

new beginnings                                                 by John Wall


waking from sleep

a bumble bee and I

startled by snow                                               by John Wall


crowds of daffodils

joyful at winter’s passing

we’re still alive                                                by John Wall


between gull midnight

and magpie dawn

peace                                                                 by John Wall



among the snowdrops

blind daffodil                                                  by John Wall


fragrant breeze

through open windows

cherry blossoms                                            by Miriam Sulhunt


in every room

a different time

stopped clocks                                                by Miriam Sulhunt


spring shower

sun hot enough

to dry my hair                                                 by Miriam Sulhunt


grim-eyed heron

skewers a flash of silver –

dagger blade                                                  by Miriam Sulhunt


pale moon

planted in lunar garden

spring                                                             by Miriam Sulhunt



full fish moon

minnows spawn                                        by Miriam Sulhunt



rolled out like a silken cloth

rippling                                                        by Miriam Sulhunt



slender stems bow

but do not break                                         by Miriam Sulhunt


small stitches

re-flocking the pillow

cherry blossoms                                           by Becky Dwyer



on an empty bean pole

too early for peas                                        by Becky Dwyer


the blackbird

today also, today also

warmer                                                          by Becky Dwyer


pushed forward by wind

transatlantic nor’ easter

no blackbird today                                      by Becky Dwyer


skylark song

lifts my pale face

promise of freckles                                     by Elaine Charwat


late for work

wiping the windscreen clear

of cherry blossom                                         by Patrick Dunne




spring                                                           by Patrick Dunne


blue skies

in every puddle

spring garden                                           by Patrick Dunne



on every corner

chairs and tables                                     by Patrick Dunne


new love

they both ignore

the quiet fart                                           by Patrick Dunne


all the greens…

under ferns, dewdrops

bead the moss                                           by Chris Jupp


new pond-

out of the water’s sound

froglets                                                     by Chris Jupp


approaching darkness

a blackbird glides

to the tadpoles’ pool                              by Gillian Dawson


one sneeze

it’s coming this year too

hay fever                                                   by Mayu Hamazaki


the wedding banquet

willow blossom will open

bitter confetti                                          by James P Spence


spring rain

something of a loved one

in the earth’s aroma                              by Catherine Urquhart