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Sonnet by the Creek

The explorer boy crawled over creek beds Champion of rocket ships and stars Contemplating fire flies and turtle heads With  other boys dreamt of baseball and cars. They chased each other on bikes down the road To be the first … Continue reading

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Whistly Bird Sonnet

Blue green whistly bird hops by the stone wall There is sly, tabby cat hunkered down low. Blue green whistly bird ignores partner’s call Come closer thinks the tabby, tail wagging slow Blue green whistly bird  joined by wren and … Continue reading

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Bonfire

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

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Rise

Let my hope rise From the weeds With the fireflies. Let them light a path through the thickets. Let my hope rise From the thickets With the morning mist. Let the dew dispense the darkness. Let my hope rise From … Continue reading

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Please Come With Me

I am headed to the snow hills Headed for some fun All of us are coming Won’t you come along? We will wade in white wonder Ride along with a song See the grand oaks standing Where a sled run … Continue reading

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Abandoned Bird Nest

Predators often silence their victims who then hold on to shame for decades; at times unaware of the negative impact as they consistently try to hide the memory and consistently make bad choices because they feel so unworthy. He staggers … Continue reading

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Crescendo

  Dawn presses against brittle bark Snuggles into the curved shadows of leaves unfolding Creatures awaken with squawks and chirps Soon a crescendo of voices sing There is breakfast to fetch Be it seed or nectar As clouds roll in … Continue reading

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Draw the curtain

    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

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Morning Haiku ~ Collection of 6

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SPRING SUNDOWN

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

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