Great Aunt Astri : Writing

The Bird And The Whale

The Bird And The Whale

A Poem by Great Aunt Astri


A little ditty for Valentine's day (in Senyru format)
MY SHADOW AND I

MY SHADOW AND I

A Poem by Great Aunt Astri


Observed on a walk, one day.
The Unheard.

The Unheard.

A Poem by Great Aunt Astri


In the woods, in the parks, in private gardens,Across the fields and from the hills,The feathered creatures, greateagles and tiny wrens,Listen to the ..
STOPPING AND STARING

STOPPING AND STARING

A Poem by Great Aunt Astri


STOPPING AND STARING When time’s winged chariot rushes by And the busy world goes her giddy way It does you..
S'WONDERFUL

S'WONDERFUL

A Poem by Great Aunt Astri


Dreaming of happy memories.
THE BALLAD OF THE BATTLE OF THE BIRD TABLE

THE BALLAD OF THE BATTLE OF THE BIRD TABLE

A Poem by Great Aunt Astri


A ballad, quatrains of syllables 8,6,8,6, iambic metre and abac rhyming. There are many different forms of ballad.
BLOOD MOON ARISING

BLOOD MOON ARISING

A Poem by Great Aunt Astri


T'is the break of dawnOn an eerie October morn.An owl screeches, searing the air.The wolves howl, as if in fear.All creatures from far and wide,Look t..
THE BUBBLE OF MUD

THE BUBBLE OF MUD

A Poem by Great Aunt Astri


Early poem written when I was a teenager.
The Much Maligned Pigeon.

The Much Maligned Pigeon.

A Poem by Great Aunt Astri


When I saw this pigeon on the bird table, I was reminded of D H Lawrence's poem, 'The Snake'. ;- ' A snake came to my water trough ....'
The Sparrows Call

The Sparrows Call

A Poem by Great Aunt Astri


The sparrows came at sunriseand flew into the apple tree.The apples looked temptingly ripe,resplendent in their skins,green and glossy.The birds hoppe..

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