Archive for January, 2020

Friday, January 31st, 2020


Today was to be “Paradise Lost” day,
For no particular reason other
Than the indulgence of whim. But
“The Milton Mood” isn’t really there,
And the stomach is feeling its usual jittery.

Thursday, January 30th, 2020


There was a list of things still to do, and every day it grew.

Wednesday, January 29th, 2020


There was a list of people, and one-by-one they were crossed off it.

Tuesday, January 28th, 2020


In the nick of
Time will tell – or it’s just
A matter of
Time having been lost track of

Monday, January 27th, 2020


With all those telescopes and eyeglasses
You would have thought someone would have seen this coming

Sunday, January 26th, 2020


As far as we know, the plum falls as far from the tree as possible, and will wander as far afield as the eye can see.

Saturday, January 25th, 2020


Philosophy, or any kind of dietary regime, is only as good as far as it goes
Often it doesn’t go far enough, or too far

Friday, January 24th, 2020


Evidently attitudes are not going to change
Overnight or while we hang around in some bar
So allow me instead to clamber up this ladder
And have a crack at fixing the thatch

Thursday, January 23rd, 2020


One is tempted to write about the rarity of certain species
But temptation exists to be resisted
Oh, and thanks — more coffee from the pod, please!

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2020


And here we go, picking parsnips and turnips and other fruit.
The calendar means nothing to us. Each day is like every other.