Category Archives: Nature
Flames subsiding I wade through the ashes Taking care to step over the embers Searching for new fuel for the fire Sticks and logs outside the central burn I rake in bits of maple Locate a hunk of walnut Find … Continue reading
Snowstorm blew all day Morning after fed the birds Flocks are feasting now.
Guardian of hanging bird feeders Posted at each front corner Full of corn kernels and sunflower seed Mr. Cat paces the pocked cement porch. The gray is his territory, his safe haven. He spies the daily interloper returning But waits steady, … Continue reading
As I draw back the fabric To open the curtain to the day, A blue jay lands on the feeder I stand at the window Cat at my hip. We stare awhile–those inside at out The jay feeds … Continue reading
Spring Sundown Whisper to me please Light breeze tell me secrets Reflections on waning solar rays Chickadee sing a lullaby Whistle through the trees Creek toads hum Through the cattail reeds Daffodils and Hyacinths Bright with their early display Encourage … Continue reading
Hawks circle overhead in the eastern sky Five are in expedition flight over the old farm land As the May sun casts the day’s final golden glory Hoping their prey are blinded in the yellow rays Two foot wing spans … Continue reading
I share an evening lullabye With the robin on the budding maple branch With the jay settling nestlings in the walnut nest With violets and dandelions scattered over the lawn While pine boughs gently bounce in the breeze Peaceful humming … Continue reading