Amsterdam Canal

 

Amsterdam canal

the boat’s rickety prow graced

by a heron

 

a heron’s grace

the fisherman’s nod, a smile

for tourists he sails by

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These poems are holiday snaps, really, after visiting the lovely Netherlands.  And, to finish, here’s The Waterboys –

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Take your Time

 

take your time

on the slate roofs the mist

turning mauve

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This poem was written out of enjoyment of autumn evenings. And, to finish, here’s Primal Scream –