A new Bronze Age

My bronze (copper with a little tin) trowel from Implementations - which I bought at an RHS Spring Show a couple of years ago. Yet to be used, though prompted by a tweet I saw, I think I should start using it - and the matching hand fork I picked up at the same time.…

Little Hell Flames…

Poppies in July Sylvia Plath Little poppies, little hell flames, Do you do no harm?   You flicker. I cannot touch you. I put my hands among the flames. Nothing Burns.   And it exhausts me to watch you Flickering like that, wrinkly and clear red, like the skin of a mouth.   A mouth…