monday verse: auguries of innocence

To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand And Eternity in an hour from Auguries of Innocence by William Blake I know, I know, I'm no longer doing Monday Verse. Yet it's Monday, and here I am again. It seems … Continue reading monday verse: auguries of innocence

thorns

Sometimes it's good to look more closely at things, and see past the obvious. Take roses, for instance. Your attention is immediately caught by the gorgeous big, colourful, fragrant flowers. But underneath, there is also a simple, stark beauty in their stems, with their arsenal of wickedly, wonderfully curving thorns. I've had a go at capturing that beauty … Continue reading thorns