Tag Archives: roses

Rose Hips Haiku

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Vibrant rose hips gleam

like rubies on leafy gowns —

autumn’s jewellery.

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Summer Flowers

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We’ve picked some flowers from the garden, my nephew Hankenstein and I, for the cottage. Arranged with little skill or artifice in random glass vases, they ease into their new situation, languorous and heavy-headed, petals drifting onto the table. The roses send out a delicate cloud of scent. They are beautiful in their gentle decay.