Tag Archives: nature

the owl swoops – May 25

5.25.2017 the owl swoops a snake in its talons   at the pond geese train their goslings to follow in line   families felons predators prey   all doing what they must to live another day. ===================

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dogwood petals – May 13

5.13.2017 dogwood petals paper our path as well as goose poop underneath   all of it waste product but some more welcome. —————

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spring yard work – May 9

5.9.2017 soil, mulch, deep string roots make up the work   pacing, slow, steady not rushed is the flow   spring gardening opening the body to another step     with no have-to deadline; just an encounter   with the … Continue reading

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High Sierra Hwy 89 – April 29

4.26.2017 the road drops a thousand feet on either side.   no matter.   after the first hundred the rest won’t matter. ————————

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first steps of spring – April 11

4.11.2107 we walk the green grass path now edged by the final snow of spring, tinkling faerie bells tuning up as ice drops from branches plink plunk into the stream, and birds chip chireeep into the new sun, snaring their … Continue reading

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mister mallard – April 6

4.6.2017 mister male mallard sits on the muskrat house warming his eggs   missus is missing but no matter it’s a deal between them   and the eggs will survive. ——————

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al fresco – April 4

4.4.2017 crystal gems appear on tree bark high above us as we sit on the porch deck,   sap running in the trees as sure a sign of rebirth as the sun   we sit warming ourselves by for our … Continue reading

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