Garden Gate

Garden Gate

A Chapter by Dave Brown
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a stroll

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Through Garden Gate

 

By garden gate a hedge now grows

With pink of rose to share

Growing through aged shingles there

With mossy underwear

 

Rusty hinge’s stain aged cedar planks

With ancient latch aside

Clematis bloom their purple pride

Cracked bricks lay orange age dyed

 

Feathered, coral leaves

With fragile tip-toe prance

Lead an impromptu garden dance

With honey bee enhance

 

On stretching trellis, wild the growth

A twisting grape, wisteria show

Casting gentle shade below

Where sedum and dianthus grow

 

A sagging cedar swinging gate

Leads through cosmos blossomed tease

Flowered tween two apple trees

With aged garden bench to please

 

There to sit and watch sunlight’s stroll

Cross leaf crown’s stretched chapeau

Where speckled growth on branches flow

Like sprinkled drops of bright snow

 

Then, as end day shadow’s creep

And sunlight sends goodbye

Birds and Bees and Butterflies

Yawn into evening’s sky

                              

 



© 2021 Dave Brown


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A colourful stroll with delightful imagery.

Posted 1 Year Ago


Dave Brown

1 Year Ago

Again with no Gooneys
Thankyou again Ana P, for visiting during your time of leisure pleasure
Ana Papaya

1 Year Ago

My pleasure :)
I will walk through with my friend Chris...and we may both enjoy your garden...i love trellises...

it is like they transform us as we walk through them into a land of serenity...even if just for a short time.
Your description is so good....you painted a postcard of it...the reader can't help but catch the scent of all the beautiful flowers.
j.

Posted 1 Year Ago


Dave Brown

1 Year Ago

That wisteria has gone from just the trellis and has grown up and over 80 ft. ht trees beside it
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jacob erin-cilberto

1 Year Ago

Darn I wanted to see more, but your reply cut off...
Dave Brown

1 Year Ago

haha annoying how that happens
I was just going to say that we've such an extraordinary growt.. read more
This is one wonderful write, so nicely written

Posted 1 Year Ago


Dave Brown

1 Year Ago

Thankyou Kay-T
appreciate your visit
If this is your garden gate Dave, I would willingly walk through, sit on that bench, take in the fragrance, the colours, the wild life and the setting sun. What a beautiful nature poem.. Most enjoyed. Have a good Friday and an even better weekend my friend. All best wishes from across the pond.

Chris

Posted 1 Year Ago


Dave Brown

1 Year Ago

Its a date
That bench is a bit fragile, possibly some Costco folding chairs will have to suff.. read more

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