Alluding to awareness

The ancient eavesdropper

Frost bites
like a rabid dog
on green grass
& leaf carcases,
white froth freezing
to the edges of
everything before
the sun stops
it cold.

Juncos dance
atop our fence,
hopping post
to post,
pecking
seed we
piled high,
before a
scrub jay
swoops in
& steals the
show.

A few
finches
flitter & hop
over leaf litter
looking
for undercover
earthworms
to devour.

The upside
to the down low,
the hop, skip
& jump after a fall,
the sky to the limit,
fight to flight,
wings to a Dodo.

Chimneys
curl their
gray plumes
thru naked trees,
exhaling nests
of snakes
skyward,
warming
winter’s
cold blood.

Dreams
fly at
warp speed
thru the
wormhole
of my mind,
I’m in bed
but out of
body on
the other
side,
a two
timing
traveler.

I wake
from
dreams
which
elude
me
after
the first
blink–
my
brain
lives
alluding
to…

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About tyler4turtles

I am an avid photographer, poet, ecologist, bookworm, blogger, art enthusiast and runner who calls Montana home but lives in Oregon.
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