The tranquil silence of mature oak trees in Saint James Park causes the dull roar of
traffic to recede,
the meticulous military tradition of Changing The Guard mounted on immaculate black
an arcing spray of sunlit crystal droplets of sparkling water from a blackbird taking
a morning bath,
the fallen pink tissue paper confetti of flowering cherry blossom softens wide grey
Shadowed water highlighted with glittering sunlit diamonds glides under Tower Bridge’s
vibrant springtime yellow daffodils flower on the adjacent river bank creating a classic
in Regent’s Park, moored beside Primrose Hill Bridge colourfully painted canal boats
under the dense canopy of a leaden obsidian velvet twilight sky the city’s numerous
Silently overnight the dark city streets softly lit by nature after a winter’s first white
the glorious blooms of old fashioned pink and cream hollyhocks just visible over a tall
red brick wall,
London’s distinctive architectural silhouette is backlit with metallic gold on a freezing
the distinct ebony line on the distant horizon hazy, softened where resting morning
A profusion of summer pansies in sunflower yellow, soft lilac and rich ruby decorate a
a curved flowerbed,
in Covent Garden, a row of Art Deco telephone boxes stand sentry, painted in pillar
the bustling vibrance and noise of the day then restful silence of the night,
this city you loved so dear,
when I think of or see London, so full of natural and manmade beauty,
this brings you ever closer, brings you ever near.
In loving memory of James Farthing 1929 – 2017
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