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Sunday, 16 July 2017

cosseted old cat
sleeps and, now and then, twitches
dreaming of youth's birds

Yes, this is indeed our cat, JoyBoy

feathers, rain-heavy
winter bird, still on cold ground
frozen from free flight

Saturday, 1 July 2017

the eye of the storm

and so, suddenly,
the churning of storms made sense:
a breath of fresh air

Wednesday, 21 June 2017

thinning winter's trees
stickly branches raise dry palms
thirsting for spring's alms

[c] Hein Mönnig 2017

Sunday, 18 June 2017

the night's hard rain fades
late drops fall gently at dawn
tapping one awake

Saturday, 17 June 2017

wet, wintry leaf's fall
on cold earth, compost to come
nourish the next spring

[c] Hein Mönnig, 2017

Tuesday, 30 May 2017

Let change cover you
Spin your cocoon, so slow
Crack open, so fast