Daily Archives: July 4, 2013

Random snippets of overhead conversation

As a poet/naturalist hybrid, the wilderness rallies an inner voice, no swan song for this canary atop my mind. I force my mind to fake feelings sometimes, but all I am left with are crumpled words & empty promises, nothing … Continue reading

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Cause & Consequence

I’ve lived 30 years & have only just begun to understand the cause & consequence of being human.

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Wrinkly corn whorl

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Jumping July Fourth

My lips  are two thick red Twizzlers kissed into an ellipse, hop-scotch smile parting like double-dutch jumprope helix, exposing Chiclet white teeth feet, skipping sound up and down as sparklers on the street. 

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Grist for the mind

Millstone, you grind grist at a constant cadence, grain sorted from chaff to refine surface, infinite fibers fed into my mind’s furnace, releasing sweet scented aromas of creative deliverance.

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Redwood footrest

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Freedom unfurled in the forest

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Cherry-bombing aphids with ladybugs

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Afraid of fireworks

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Firecracker flora

“Crocosmia is a small genus of flowering plants in the Iris family native to South Africa. They are commonly known in the United States as coppertips or falling stars, and in the United Kingdom as montbretia. Other names, for hybrids … Continue reading

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