Category Archives: Nature

The Little Things

          it isn’t dying i mind it’s just that i imagine when i do i’ll never again need to search for the words to describe just how that surface of cracked prairie mud baked hard in … Continue reading

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swagger

not one plant nor a single bird not even a spider cares about your swagger trees don’t bow reeds won’t bend roses don’t blush so never mind your swagger

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swapping six

you can have your six parties you can have your six business lunches you can have your six makeup lessons you can have your six tech fests and when you’re done you’ll find me outside on the grass tending to … Continue reading

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These Autumn Days

This year, fall roared in and set the blueberry ablaze. It reminded me of a poem I originally posted a few autumns back, so here’s a re-post of it. These autumn days have lost their social graces. One minute, flamboyant, … Continue reading

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Reaching for Remarkable: The Woods Are Alive!

This big, beautiful world is busting its seams with surprises…dizzying beauty, curious oddities, power-packed punches, the delicate and the delightful. This is my quest…my search for the unstoppable, insanely charming details of a magnificent planet and a people who never … Continue reading

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Soar 47 Times

these words these birds sing my story before it’s even lived cavorting canaries flocking headlong into my future impatient, decisive they flirt and zing across the calendar goodbye January blues so long February love songs rat a tat, rat a … Continue reading

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Bigotry

Bigotry lays there Laden with loss It has no legs To stand on No wheels To move it forward Like a giant boulder It grows denser With each passing year It gathers moss And loses ground And even the Good … Continue reading

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Beetles Skate For Free

Break me I say Break me like an egg Thrown hard against A cobbled walk Maybe I’ll dry into a sheen A glossy sheen Hardened under a mid-day sun That’s me, a tropical skating rink For bugs and beetles Or … Continue reading

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Rise!

Did the months really fly south that swiftly? Did our passion settle into a slow smoulder for good? And what is that blurry speck floating in the waning distance, where once our young eyes held high in court? Wake up, … Continue reading

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Still Birth

I lay there in the dark Precise and still Expectant as an eggshell About crack open From the inside Committed to the spate of love That was my destiny Yet the hours trudged along And no savior claimed me for … Continue reading

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