Tuesday, 30 June 2009

In a heatwave

An ice cream van in a sunburnt field. Sheep crowd around it.

Seniors walk slowly to church down a leafy lane. They stop to gaze at the black water of the water lily pond.

Tall river of swaying grass follows the curves of the brook. The brightest green around.

Becalmed. A few hundred yards from shore, small boats wait for the breeze in a bobbing crowd.