Tag Archives: spring

Evening Poem, March 25, 2021

. At twilight the great birds gather In the naked sycamores Their black wings rasping as they move From branch to branch Now they lift slowly As if through water Their wing whispers multiplied Wild and magical sound of blessing … Continue reading

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  This new breeze is one for melting A last breath of winter It lilts over the ravaged soil like a song And daylight lingers long The grass on the shoulder of the lane Looks greener and the jonquils Have … Continue reading

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morning poem, march 30, 2016

. Morning bright Blossoms white Chilling air Sky so fair. . Budding trees Dewy greens Clear, cold stream Not a dream.     copyright 2016

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Morning Poem, April 2, 2015

Spring comes earlier on the western side of the mountain The mornings here still hold the pinch and sting of winter But by the time the sun passes over the ridge The fog is burned away and the rays bright … Continue reading

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Midnight Poem, March 31, 2015

. Here’s what we’ll do We’ll drive south till the weather warms And we see the purple wisteria Hanging from the old houses and trees. . We’ve done it before, you know I remember that those vines bloom first Heavy … Continue reading

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Morning Poem, March 31, 2015

‘     The black oaks are deciduous dissenters They do not lose their leaves in autumn But hold them tight, through the months Of ice and snow As if they were some hedge against the windy cold The dead leaves … Continue reading

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Mid-day Poem, March 30, 2015

The woods still are brown and grey But the icicles are gone And now flowing water stains dark streaks Down the dull sandstone cliff Here and there tiny yellow wildflowers Outrageously golden Look out of place I should learn their … Continue reading

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morning poem, march 24, 2015

‘ The early light pours through every window And it bathes the Earth Drawing up every sleeping blade of grass And surrounding every twig of each heaven- pointing branch Still brittle from winter’s long death. Its pull is magnetic Summoning … Continue reading

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afternoon poem, march 23, 2015

. The lawns have emerged from the snow and ice looking frumpy With tufts leaning this way and that, as if the whole yard had just got out of bed. And the leaves that October’s rakes missed Are scattered here … Continue reading

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Evening Poem, March 10, 2015

. NIGHT VIEW FROM THE BACK PORCH . The silken rush of wet tires along the wet road passing, passing, passing by. The whine of another motor, at first sounding reluctant Then, as the headlights violate my comfortable darkness The engine … Continue reading

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