Haibun for an ordinary day

Today I saved a baby vole from the jaws of death and saw it scuttle away, I saw a jay have trouble with a giant katydid, watched a pair of flycatchers catching…flies, found a tiny frog that had made its way right up to the house sheltering from the sun beneath the sarriette, rescued a big spotted lizard from a rain bucket, discovered that a favourite rose isn’t dead after all, made delicious bruschetti with aubergine, courgette, tomato and mozzarella and started to feel my way into a major rewrite.

small things

like distant stars bright as

a string of pearls

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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

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