Tag Archives: changes

steps – May 15

5.15.2016 home. feet up, good book. my love hoes the garden we sit and read, touch things, bury our minds and faces for moments now that the last of the nest has stepped out. ————————— Advertisements

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words start to escape – May 9

5.4.2016 words start to escape you.   these yellow flowers that just cropped up on the lawn.   I knew them only yesterday what’s the word, I ask. dandelions, she says.   oh, right… something with animals. okay. ——————–

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life along the banks – March 31

3.31.2015 trees swaying in winds bolder than daylight slower than haste cobalt blue sky reflecting the half light of mid day   changed now season snow gone, ground bare, waiting, birds rap-a-tat at dappled deer while pond ice melts away … Continue reading

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sitting by evening fire – October 27

10.27.2014 sitting by evening fire winds of autumn starting to chill the night air outside   my eyes see a newer self in the hall mirror   older, more lines, weariness askance, matching the soreness of muscles that now hurt … Continue reading

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diamond edges – September 23

9.23.2014 the leaves backsides have turned silver, the air as clear as any vibrant day   tree limbs scattering where the wind last blew and the dog whimpers in his sleep.   Fall questions the ways forward, like diamond edges … Continue reading

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the season turns – September 2

9.2.2014 the season turns on a moment   air chills, crickets change in the night   puzzle places of damp appear on roadways to reveal odd passings of sudden rain   the owl’s hoots suddenly sound more urgent.   how did … Continue reading

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Just family – June 28

6.28 Joe was a surprise. My tall handsome son explained to me that this was his love. And I had to step back, say no no, are you sure, then OK.   We sit around their dinner table now, family, … Continue reading

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