Bread rather than jam.
Daffy-down-dilly is come up to town, / In her yellow petticoat and her green gown.
‘There is plenty of material here: canvas, wood, waterproof paint.’ – ‘My picture!’ exclaimed Niggle.
Tor is a term for a craggy outcrop or lookout.
Are you all packed and ready?
One could do worse than be a swinger of birches.
‘He climbed the ladder, and began to paint. He had just begun to get into it again, when there came a knock on the door.’
If you are looking for something to read in a meditative way during the next 40 days, try Tolkien’s ‘Leaf by Niggle’.
Some poets live to regret having written wildly successful poems…
Have we forgotten, or do we just habitually underestimate the power of song?