Kew in the Country – Wakehurst Place, water gardens, wetland, woodland and wildflower meadows…

An afternoon wander through the woodland, wetland, water gardens and wildflower meadows at Wakehurst Place, Kew in the Country (and National Trust too, but the parking is only free to Friends of Kew.. a big issue, this...) There is much, much more to see here within the greater parkland and more formal gardens at Wakehurst…

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…