Daily Archives: May 28, 2013

Unbleached by light

The dirtiest clouds unbleached by light will wash clear in rains that undo stains overnight.

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Missing the big picture

Atop the tree, I spy a red-winged blackbird who sees what I’m missing.

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Middle Ground

Steel wool circumscribes the sun, rubbing away sharp, wiry rays that sting winter whitewashed skin. Foot travel twists gravel into trails where voyeurs veer past green grasslands, prompting birds to scatter as pollen grains. A hilltop hosts giant oaks which … Continue reading

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Plucking clouds

As cloud clusters are plucked apart by the earth’s spin, tantalizing sunlight tans grape skin in the vineyard.

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So many bread crumbs

What the ceramic sparrows were missing with their beaks perched away from the pane: a rose waving its pink-petaled windmills at tilting bumblebees, forty foot firs outgrowing the boundaries of the window frame, dwarfing our shelters, eavesdropping on history, plants … Continue reading

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