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The Field

Perhaps in all this chaos a beautiful future is trying to grow…

Image by Nikhita Singhal on Unsplash

The field has softened into the sweet song of summer.
Charms of goldfinches flit among the long grasses and
the hedgerow is dotted with bramble flowers and wild roses.
If I crouch down into the waist-high canopy, a whole world unfurls:
a metallic green flower beetle is climbing a sorrel stalk,
a huge…



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Caroline Mellor

Caroline Mellor


Mother, writer and tea drinker living in the Sussex Weald. Poetry, prose and personal essays.