Having your cake and not eating it.

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My first visit to the allotment for a while.

Summer’s overspilled. Frothed up and over the edge.

So much green, it could never be eaten.

A complex chaotic tangle … collapsing.

A descent into autumn, descending into winter.

Unstoppable, beautiful.

Elegiac, unintelligible.

We stand and look in amazement at its beauty.

Unable to touch, just to look, at the allotment falling.

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08_09_2016

Howard Sooley

4 thoughts on “Having your cake and not eating it.

  1. Are there going to be any more entries here? This blog kept me going through some of my darkest days and I really miss reading about what is happening on the allotment. I do hope you have not given it up.

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