I know. So many POEMS. I am just really loving trying to write poems! #SorryNotSorry
ALSO? I am also writing a BRAND NEW BOOK! I have been commissioned by Murdoch Books to write a book about looking after your precious self when you are a mum. It’s coming out in April 2021!
AND? Just between us … I am 40, 000 words into a memoir about trying to be a human in this strange world … and how being in nature and noticing small things can help. I accidentally started it 4 weeks ago and it’s pouring out.
It’s fair to say that not having a day job has led to a bit of a creative explosion!
Below is today’s poem … it’s about the park I like to visit and the cormorants that visit it too (and also about deadly fungi!)
You don’t have to like it! I am just a learner! (But I like it! I am getting better at poems!)
the slick darkness
that slips into
this green-trimmed cloak
with fins and frog legs
a rippled goodbye
gleam and shake
the watery half light
for far too long
the faraway canopy
with dew drops
these unearthed treasures
the pearly presents
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