Tag Archives: nature

Neglected Treasure

“ Can words describe the fragrance of the very breath of spring.” – Neltje Blanchan Mornings here are no longer greeted by the chorus of the blackbird choir, the feathered flock have moved back to the cattail clotted edges of the … Continue reading

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Peace & Plenty

“ The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain, the sound of wind in a primeval wood, and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.” – Henry Beston I wrote of early spring in my … Continue reading

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Boundless

“ Like some winter animal the moon licks the salt of your hand, yet still your hair foams violet as a lilac tree, from which a small wood-owl calls.” – Johannes Bobrowski I want my words to conjure spring instead … Continue reading

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Maelstrom

There’s a collective storm brewing the likes of which we’ve never seen. Words that whispered through our minds are on news feeds for all the world to hear. The cacophony cuts like a knife, interrupting peaceful dreams and guiltless sleep, … Continue reading

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Dark Sky

  “ Trees are poems that the earth writes upon the sky.” – Kahlil Gibran, Sand and Foam A river of rain on its way from the Philippine islands hit the West Coast this week blasting apart the lingering ice … Continue reading

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As Above, So Below

Black raven, ink saturated startles the monkey mind his raucous call on repeat a totem from the wild, concrete bound. Too large, he perches on an abandoned crow’s nest cradled in winter bare branches, his curious Corvus language falling on … Continue reading

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Lucid Dreaming

Prologue –  Sitting on this fast moving bus my thoughts stray to the dinner I’ll soon share with my good friend –  bathed in candlelight and good conversation her home is an oasis against dark thoughts and deeds. There are … Continue reading

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