White orchid

Japanese watercolour, She towers above the cacti; A delicate, white geisha In the soft shadows Of bashful buds. Graceful and rare, Full of life unfolding, The mystery Of every second, In every frond unfurling. Shady leaves, Cool and broad, Green waves paused. Slender green stems Climb to the light, Proud That tall is nothing to … Continue reading White orchid

The Lady of the Lake

In the silence of the night, all Will could see were the dark waves on the water. All he could hear were the leaves of the horse-chestnut rustling in the breeze. And then came a scuttling. Softly, from the other side of the lake, the sound of insects’ legs clicking, scuttling. A reflection on the … Continue reading The Lady of the Lake