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Sarcococca scent –

Confusing, pleasant surprise ~

Mid-Winter honey.

Daily lockdown walk –

Evidence of selfishness ~

Discarded face masks.

Daily lockdown walk –

The creek’s familiar curves ~

The sound of water.

Dalkey Island Sound –

A good place to pause and think ~

His ashes, long gone.

Dusk is descending –

Last visit to bird feeder ~

Bonbon the field mouse.

Every morning –

Without fail: birdbath befouled ~

Regular Blue Tit.

Noisy House Sparrows –

The gurriers of the hedge ~

Silent as I pass.

[Gurrier: Noun, from Irish gur cake (“confection consisting of a thick layer of fruit-based filling between two thin layers of pastry, often eaten by poor children”)]

A cupboard spider –

Dislodged by my rummaging ~

Allowed to escape.

Moving dormant pots –

Mister Robin inspecting ~

So I move some more.

Long day gardening –

Finally sat down to rest ~

With naked ladies.

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