Ornamented

The Gnomes stood still
guarding the grass
showing with flair
they weren’t as crass
as we all know
the flamingo
that stands so grand

Photo of gnome courtesy of aszak (Mirosław i Joanna Bucholc) at Pixabay.

© Stephen W. Buchanan 2022

Originally published advertising free at “If You Haven’t Got A Sonnet

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Breaking the Ice

In midwinter
the snowdrops bloom
helping deter
the winter gloom
The strength I see
through their beauty
restores my core

Words and images © Stephen W. Buchanan 2022

Originally published advertising free at “If You Haven’t Got A Sonnet

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