#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 16/May/22

Bourts Inclosure, Forest of Dean. Dark under shadows soft ground hides heavy footsteps paced by lone walkers (((((((((((----)))))))))) These posts were scheduled to continue the series, as I’m offline at present. I can’t respond to comments, likes, follows, or questions. But, please interact. I’ll do my best to catch up with everything on my return. …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 15/May/22

Path through mature beech trees. Green is the spring Fresh the growth Tall the trees Dappled the path Where many feet Have trod (((((((((((----)))))))))) These posts were scheduled to continue the series. I’m offline now, so can’t respond to comments, likes, follows, or questions. Please interact. I’ll do my best to catch up with everything …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 12/May/22

A Fishing Pond. Windless the day Still the trees Mirror calm the pond Reflecting the life Surrounding its banks. (((((((((((----)))))))))) I’m offline till 19th May, so can’t respond to comments, likes, follows, or questions. Please interact. I’ll do my best to catch up with everything on my return. In future, I’ll be posting a picture …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 07/May/22

A small brook in the Forest of Dean. Tumble down Run wild and free Carve out your own way Unconfined by man’s vain wishes And take your fresh waters Down to an ever-waiting sea So distant you know not of its existence But still you flow Your destination unknown to you A little like so …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 30/Apr/22

Quiet flows the Wye In its course through a vale Long carrying the label   Area of outstanding beauty Lined with multitude trees Watering pasture and meadow Feeding fish and anglers Supporting duck and goose Swan heron and kingfisher Reflecting wide skies And thoughts of wonder At Earth’s natural bounty. +++++++++++++++++ Much of humanity lives …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 29/Apr/22

Weeds we call them and condemn But in spring before more flowers form Our friends the bees emerge hungry And find these golden blooms Ever a source of sustenance To keep them flying until Those cultivated blooms appear So, maybe avoid the death spray Until later in the season? +++++++++++++++++ Much of humanity lives among …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 28/Apr/22

In any season of the passing year Still water reflects its surroundings And leads us to move with it Finding in those natural echoes The seeds of love and respect For all that nature brings to us   +++++++++++++++++ Much of humanity lives among natural wonders, though many millions also dwell in ugly, overcrowded, unsanitary …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 24/Apr/22

For how many million yearshas the headland facedunquiet seasfor how many more will itstand unchanged indifferentto humanity’s brief span? +++++++++++++++++ Much of humanity lives among natural wonders, though many millions are also forced to dwell in ugly, overcrowded, unsanitary slum cities, of course. Some people ignore and others actively dislike natural beauty, even working to …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 15/Apr/22

Fast flows the fresh brookfalling over rock and stonedown to distant sea +++++++++++++++++ We live among natural wonders. Some people ignore and others actively dislike such beauty, even working to destroy the only world we can inhabit.These daily posts are my encouragement of joy in nature, respect for the natural world, in hope of inspiring …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 14/Apr/22

A tree should stand upright tall andreach toward the life-giving skybut I have fallen felled by combinedweight of clinging ivy and theviolent winds of recent stormsyou cannot see my grandeur nowI lay flat along the incline I once ruledmy roots remain up there tentativein their connection to ground thatonce sustained and grew menow I intrude …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 13/Apr/22

I stand a lonely sentinel of ages pastmy purpose lost in all those passing yearsand now my aged flesh is worn and batteredtwice a day as tides bring waves to wash mesometimes with a gentle rinse of brinebut often now with violent breakersas the level of once constant seasrises and the atmosphere growsever more disturbed …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 11/Apr/22

Massive curving concretefollows the arching linestrewn with bold blocksintended to defeatrising waves thattoo soonmay override a wallbuilt by human vanityin false hope ofescape from direconsequences as theyfailed to respectthe natural world thatmade them possiblebut too late nowis what they’ll hearabove the crashingsea of destructionthey have fed bytheir complacent neglect. +++++++++++++++++ We live among natural wonders. …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 10/Apr/22

How many years have passed you by, old oak?How many people trod the narrow path beside you?What do you know of a world where we are fleeting?What might we learn if we could only talk with you?And would we benefit from your ancient wisdomOr continue on our wasteful and destructive way? +++++++++++++++++ We live among …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 09/Apr/22

A day without wind. The pond lay still and silent. Nothing moved to disturb the peace. Until. Plop! Unseen, some creature of the water rose to take the air, or look around, or seek food flying overhead. Who knows? It vanished with as much speed as it appeared. Mystery. +++++++++++++++++ We live among natural wonders. …

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#Words and #PictureOfTheDay: 08/Apr/22

Which way to goas the path divideswhere will the right onedeliver uswhere the left one leadwe will discoveronly by the choicewe makeas in all we do in life. +++++++++++++++++ We live among natural wonders. Some people ignore and others actively dislike such beauty, even working to destroy the only world we can inhabit.These daily posts …

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