Elisabeth Kelly, This Ice Sea – DODGING THE RAIN

OTZI AND THE GIANT’S EYESometimes, I feel I am curled up in the eye of a giant, light glints makes an iris out of sunbeams that winks from the depths of this ice sea. I forget for a moment, that suffocating pressure keeps me still as bonded molecules suspend me in a sphere of solid…
— Read on dodgingtherain.wordpress.com/2021/01/04/elisabeth-kelly-this-ice-sea/

Early Autumn

I love Autumn, I have never been able to stop the new pencils and folders optimism that was inbred after so many September school starts. I think it was further fed by university and loving everyone coming back after summer adventure – or in my case summer working in local pubs and an Edinburgh festival.

Some lovely poetry news. My poem Don’t Open the Door is to be included in a spooky Halloween Anthology produced by Hedgehog Poetry Press.

Some lovely wood discs from an old tree
Thistle down
Resting butterfly
Stacked fence posts
Still flowers!
Thistles
Hogweeds
Railway weeds
The skull in the grass-
Puff ball fungi looking spooky