Daily Archives: March 15, 2013

Ode to the ancient Nautilus

                                   preserving         life                      shell             … Continue reading

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Nature’s complements

Where on earth can we plainly see, art decorating land, sky and tree? For if nature is truth and true beauty art, then the two must be destined like fate, in each others cards.   Just in an open field … Continue reading

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The tomatoes are humming

Out in the greenhouse, inspecting the vines, counting and sorting, wasting my time.   One tomato this, one tomato that, protruding off in space, landing in a case, humid and sweaty with the whir of the fan pushing air out … Continue reading

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Goodness, you haven’t seen the sun in days!

A squirrel sleeps soundly in the recesses of an old oak tree, both are waiting for the last leaf to fall and the final acorn to drop, as it lands on the red, brown and orange blanket of the autumn … Continue reading

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Natural vernacular

One clear night I heard a honking, though not from a car, it echoed overhead, traveling far. I tilted my head up towards the wandering sky, stars all aglow, twinkling together in time. My eyes caught a white arrow headed … Continue reading

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Thickening for winter, freezing time in its skin

Mountains tailored in autumn attire lose their leaves and lie naked, exposed to the bitter winter winds  until the first snowfall  drapes over the ground  with the soft satin grace  of a warm, white robe, insulating coniferous boughs and hiding … Continue reading

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Dreamy amoebas

                                             Ink                                    … Continue reading

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Transposed in space

Night sky       clear           dark    bright         stars    in cold          storage High above    the moon         our lunar           light bulb … Continue reading

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Read it and sleep

Softly the night descends over its tired denizens. The bright moon sticks out like a bookmark lodged in the star-dusted pages of the universe. Heavy eyelids sink into the orbit of the iris, collapsing from a crescent shape into pitch … Continue reading

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