By: Fergus Carty


Grass gone to seed

Along the rough fringes.
Both weed and wild-flower mown,
As the roar of the strimmer,
Echoes out across the lawn.

Dozens of coloured heads topple,
Grasses gone to seed fall,
To a spinning plastic whip,
That cuts through one and all.

Sap seeping into puddles
From the mangled stalks,
Strewn about like litter,
Across the garden walks.

When the wind whips up,
Along the walls they huddle.
Spring’s evicted tenants.
What an accommodation muddle?!

Fergus Carty

Daily Quote: The bad news is time flies.
The good news is you're the pilot.
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Linguist Corner-FRENCH : enjoué / cheerful / adjective
Example sentence:
French: Nous apprécions beaucoup son attitude enjouée en toute situation.
English: We really appreciate her cheerful attitude in any situation.

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