Tag Archives: ice

winter’s nap – November 19

11.19.2016 the finest skim of ice covers the pond, the glare of late afternoon sun blinding off the sheen thinner than thin.   we count seventeen muskrat houses on the way around, now unhidden by the straw grass fronds that … Continue reading

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spandex – January 18

1.18.2015 wrapped up in furs like kleenex   nothing stops winter’s spandex   from clinging to skin with fire. —————–  

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ice streaks the street – November 14

11.14.2014 ice streaks the street where our hearts once danced   when did we lose sight of the promise. ———————

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black escalade stuck – February 26

2.26.2014 black escalade stuck in the snowbank   bleach blond driver tight on her cell   when you’re going sideways   four-wheel drive don’t mean nothin’ ————————-

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Jack Frost Face – January 12

1.12 A Jack Frost face gazes from the frozen water fall. Black eyes, bulbous nose and slash mouth peering somberly, soberly at we who pass by.   He will stay the while in his frozen world, a king of hoarfrost … Continue reading

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simple gifts – November 28

11.28 the steel blue river of ice bends its swan neck amongst fifty foot sentinels, balancing the browns and needle golds below.   while the sweet fall wift of smoke upon the wind echoes passages of time and hearth and … Continue reading

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