Monthly Archives: March 2014
Returning swallows bring With them the smell of spring, Of swooping, whooshing wings As the tractor engine sings Across a field of patchwork brown: A crumpled chocolate eiderdown.
So, lovely readers, this is a QUATERN. What’s that? A sixteen line French form composed of four quatrains. It has a refrain that is in a different place in each quatrain. The first line of stanza one is the second … Continue reading
Winds blow in from the Zuider Zee Showering leaves from the golden tree, As we sat on the stoep of your canal-side house (Around the corner from the Rembrandthuis), Sipping our koffie as bikes pedalled past, Warming our hands on … Continue reading