The Damp Chill




We drove through the damp chill
gazing at farms and fields
and country houses



And found the town
a little larger than ours



And drove through the park
with frozen water
and cold geese



And daydreamed about
buying a house
just there






Comments

  1. Daydreaming about a house in a particular location when the weather is so dreary and raw is spectacular evidence that you're on to something. Nice poem.

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  2. Absolutely lovely in a Round Midnight sort of way..you know the jazz tune with its bleak melodies but so beautiful that you think surely the writer was mistaken..this is a grey day but there is all sorts of beauty to it.

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  3. Bug,
    Lovely images and lovely words. Wistful.
    Bella

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  4. Beautiful poem bug and I love the sign in the last photo. Perfect.

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  5. I love the pictures especially the thin ice sign. Boy skating on thin ice should be a sign I carry with me at all times!!

    Amy

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  6. When enlarged, the pictures look stunning. I particularly liked the first one and the one with the geese in the frozen water.

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  7. oooh...that definitely looks like a damp, chilly place. nicely done!

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  8. Wonderful photo poem. Enjoyed seeing the touches of "cold" as I swelter in 80 degree temps at 11 p.m.

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  9. I have nothing to say about the damp chill, just wanted to wave at you from across the room.

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  10. Wonderful picture poem. Sometimes when out travelling one wishes the wheels would never come to a stop.

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