I felt it was for this I had come: to wake at dawn on a hillside and look out on a world for which I had no words, to start at the beginning …

Laurie Lee, As I Walked Out One Midsummer Morning

A reprise of my poem about the blackbird and a new sonnet I wrote on the occasion of the Summer Solstice here in Sussex.

2 thoughts on “SONGS OF SUMMER”
  • Clay Stromberger

    Beautiful! Thanks so much, I feel a connection with summer in these words, sounds and images that I didn’t feel in furnace-hot Texas on the solstice day. Glad to discover this blog and hope to return soon to read previous posts.

    • Edward Petherbridge

      So pleased to hear from you Edward P

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