Deft hands. 

Deft with historic hands 

we watched as he weaved 

those blades of grass into Reed’s making 

audio waves visible on the water

Circling eyes on i’s because dots 

Remind of losing your minds 

Failuring to complete a strawberry 

Coloured crossword on the motorway 

Too see a wedding in the Cotswold’s 

Where a water wheel stopped turning 

That last worked when a drought 

Effected the artists ability to paint 

a vine covered stone cottage abandoned 

For almost a century before restoration 

Of the monarchy butterfly’s fill the 

Clouded sky and crocket is played on 

Manicured lawns of restored dream 

Where the only sound is a chink of crystal glass

Filled with champagne and willow stream

Diverted to hidden lakes.