Tag Archives: seasons

longest day – June 21

6.21.2017 [longest day] longest day of the year so early that the cat stomps across our stomachs mewing RISE RISE time for feeding me but we see it as the step back towards sanity. the days get shorter from here. … Continue reading

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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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harbinger – October 22

10.22.2016 the tree makes me smile all golden in the late day sun   first to grasp the coming of autumn it sparks fire and proclaims the passing of the green.   harbinger, signal, open heart of seasons’ movement, I … Continue reading

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I’ve been waiting today – September 7

9.7.2016 I’ve been waiting today for the leaves to start their fall, for the littlest gold yellow bits to sprinkle across the garden even while the humidity of late summer drags and pulls   it’s a wait I can wait … Continue reading

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the pond is still today – April 29

4.29.2016 the pond is still today a lone mallard male sitting atop the muskrat house doing his part to keep the egg warm   cool, clear waters devoid now of the quackers and quakers who paddled so furiously just days … Continue reading

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magical morning – December 26

12.26.15 magical morning step out to get the paper with dog inches of powder dusting the driveway topping the slippers that revel in the sweet cold.   magical. ———————-

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lay away – September 30

9.30.2015 I put the toy to rest emptying its tank resetting the battery tucking all away for another season.   left to lie fallow. —————

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