The Easter moon rose above the marshes of Elmley.
skimming the earth,
pockmarked with craters
It defied superlatives.
“Bloody Amazing,” I said, to no one.
Alone in my car with my thermos of soup.
No posh words to fall from my lips
but a need to say,
And pay homage to a thing so marvellous.
Carol stayed at Elmley Marshes National Nature Reserve courtesy of the Elmley Conservation Trust. If you would like to stay on the reserve visit http://www.elmleynaturereserve.co.uk/stay