• To burn always with this hard gem-like flame, to maintain ecstasy, is success in life.
    Walter Pater

  • Nobody sees a flower – really – it is so small it takes time
    – we haven’t time
    – and to see takes time, like to have a friend takes time.

    Georgia O’Keeffe

  • The truth I do not stretch or shove
    When I state that the dog is full of love.
    I’ve also found, by actual test,
    A wet dog is the lovingest.

    Ogden Nash

  • Where the purple violet grows
    Where the bubbling water flows,
    Where the grass is fresh and fine,
    Pretty cow, go there to dine.
    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature
    Gerard de Nerval

  • falling leaves
    hide the path
    so quietly
    John Bailey

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Welcome to Pernice Press.

Pernice Press is an independent publisher of prose and poetry especially relating to nature, animals and the countryside. We aim to pose questions and offer new perspectives on the world around us. Through the power and passion of words we want to challenge your mind, opening doors to new ways of thinking: hoping, more than anything else, to set your thoughts flying.