Tag Archives: spring

melting melting – April 17

4.17.18 melting, melting, winter melting except that it’s a month too late and the birds who snuck north now cluster around feeders like mother’s teats lest the chill take them down.   sun like august, ground for february, dateline april … Continue reading

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squirrel footprints – March 19

3.19.18 squirrel footprints up the creek the snow melting melting away the witches of winter.   soon baby Jesus and the Wises will be risen up out of their frozenness, just in time for Easter. ————–

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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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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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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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niblets are out – April 25

4.18.2016 niblets are out, trees surround the pond, sprigs of dusting green   vitality, life, squeakings and croakings, blats quacks, honks and hisses   this my lady love this my mate all of our breathing come to this.   creation, … Continue reading

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animate radar – March 8

3.8.2016 the ice is going out water starting to flow, ground muddying.   the swans know without our having to tell them.   infinite, animate, radar. —————–

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