Does the early bird catch the creative worm?

For me, there is a sense of excitement and anticipation when I rise early.  I love to catch the beginning of dawn, particularly in the Spring.  The dawn chorus in Spring is one of the most incredible sounds of nature.  

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Getting over creative blocks

There are a couple of little phrases that at times I’ve found so helpful – one is to “Keep the pen moving”

Poem | Five Hours

Five Hours

…is a morning’s work
with its tussles and chatterings
as starlings in gardens in a city in peace time
Where crossing the road in leather-soled shoes
is smooth as an in-breath
And war a…

Poem | March

March Spring sinews the morning – Crackles the dawn – Seeps through my blanket thoughts To my wool wrapped bones.…