Hi everyone, I was hoping to bring special news today about how you could order a pre published signed copy of my debut poetry pamphlet ‘Taxus Baccata.’ Alas although the courier has delivered to the publisher, my batch has not yet arrived. Hopefully it will arrive tomorrow.

Instead, here’s a poem I wrote quite early on after the pandemic was announced. I was feeling desolate but after watching and listening to Nature on my early morning walk I experienced a new vibrancy and was full of hope. I’d like to share that Hope.

I am captured by blue cloudless sky, over sun-kissed ripples where Canada geese play and Egyptian goslings nuzzle up to Mum. I am together with family, friends, yet miles apart, distance lost with Facetime and (2)

2 thoughts on “Hope

  1. Lance Greenfield July 8, 2020 / 12:54 pm

    You succeeded in taking me to your tranquil rendezvous with nature and filling my heart with similar hope and peace.

    I love the sensual shape of the poem but I am struggling to figure out what it represents.
    Forgive me if it should be obvious but give me a clue.



  2. Patricia M Osborne July 8, 2020 / 1:07 pm

    Thanks Lance. The shape is just the way the rhythm took me. It was kind of letting my inhibitions loose and just going with the flow. If that makes sense?


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