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Dog Days

This poem for the latest Outlawz Sunday Song and Rhyme is called Dog Days by Amy Lowell. A ladder sticking up at the open window,The top of an old ladder;And all of Summer is there. Great waves and tufts of wistaria surge across the window,And a thin, belated blossomJerks up and down in the sunlight;Purple translucence against the blue sky.“Tie …

Sunset Tuesday

In my haste to get things made, I forgot to do the blog for this one, also caught out by July arriving much sooner than I expected it! I think after each month we need to add a month, that might just about give me chance to catch up! The image we were given to work off was this At …

My Country

The latest Sunday Song and Rhyme challenge is based on poem My Country by Dorothea Makellar (1885-1968) Dorothea was an Australian poet and this poem was written about Australia when she was 19 and in London. She was born in 1885 and travelled widely in Europe, so would have been away from home for long periods of time in those …