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


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


Take your Time


take your time

on the slate roofs the mist

turning mauve


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