Daily Archives: May 9, 2013

All A’s albeit apples axed

Acres ache  all  around affronting   ancient agriculture another  ax aborting  an appleseed adios  appeased  appetite  adieu alfresco  a la mode amend advertisements  amscray  alacrity anon add apricots apropos  apples acknowledge awkward aftertaste absent anthropocene applause

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Cliffhanger chagrin

Cliffhanger edging over angled sharp downward granite gashing prognosticating precipice portends gravity’s painful penchant for pratfalls at this seasalt-encrusted edifice edifying eyes and grounding my hand gestures while above distant gulls with weightless wings witness a worldly view their seesaw … Continue reading

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Clutter and dust

Clutter and dust both occur together  collecting space around us. Neither are necessary, yet too often they thrive  inside our houses and minds, dictating the direction we move, the source of our sanitary neglect, cobwebbed vision concealing life’s depth. Soon … Continue reading

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Whole otherness

What earthling is whole without wandering a ways through this other world?

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Cultivator of all souls

Soul-searching sentient being finds all not wholly lost, just drifting lonely, unannounced in the dust. Like a soft, tight petal, it wills not to expose its reproductive potential, for once given away, the flower’s color fades to grey. Dressed to … Continue reading

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Six parts, one place

Grass cooled by the chilly morn, condensing dew  on its tender blades,  swaying with the spring breeze, concocted by a spritely golden orb  which broke through haze to evaporate and thaw the frozen ground.   Tiny particles of warmth  nibble … Continue reading

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Give it a rest thunderheads!

The surging storm sends shivers through the shingles, emitting a cyclone capable of unheard of forces, knocking, quite clearly, upon the front door. It felt a bit drafty and the rafters did quake, as if they could collapse and snap … Continue reading

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Thoughts on turtles

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I have spent many summers observing turtles.  No other organism in my life has taken up more space in my thoughts or dreams.  I have tracked the threatened Blanding’s turtle and endangered spotted turtle…

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Walk like an Egyptian

Sure you’ve heard the Bangles song, but Egyptians sculpted gold so celestial, solidly sticking us in our tracks while watching gilded records of their giant steps.

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Quilting with cottonwords

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Black cottonwood Populus trichocarpa deciduous species with broad wavy, waxy leaves weaving a glossy green canopy quilt through dendritic stitches of shading cellulose. Puffy white fibers pop and float in clumps of stuffing shipped…

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