Gliding Away

As poor as a church mouse

in an abandoned town house.

Surrounded by generous trees.

Yorkshireis the bees knees.

 

The North Yorkshire National Park

in the light and dark.

Gliding through the sky.

A scenic view for which to die.

 

Slip sliding away the day.

What a journey of play.

Trundling up the hill

to get a blood curdling thrill.

 

Six of one, half a dozen of the other.

I remember my generous mother.

Reliving my youthful hopes and dreams.

Life is a perpetual glorious scene.

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Jules Clare

Thu 23rd Jun 2011 13:55

The church mouse line arises because we went through a village where a famous furniture maker used to put a church mouse on his furniture. I like the use of the word generous. This implies that the trees are living. I also like the phrase blood curdling thrill. And the reference to my darling mother...

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