Begin anew

The last page
of the calendar
removed —
behind it
blank space —
my mind
begins anew.

The wind
turns over an
old leaf —
underneath
a seed
germinates —
new life
stirs in the
belly of Earth.

Early morning frost
Earth wears a white beard
the grass grows wiser.

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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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15 Responses to Begin anew

  1. I like to listen to the grass!

  2. Lovely and profound, Tyler!

  3. Lindy Le Coq says:

    Very nice, indeed! Have you sent any of you work to Postcards Poems and Prose? Check them out – there’s a link on my site.

  4. I always like it when poets and prosaists turn cliches on their heads. Good for you for turning over an old leaf to find new life.

    • Thank you kindly, Roger! I enjoy writing against the grain, as it were ๐Ÿ™‚ Nature is my muse and constant source of inspiration! Happy New Year and best wishes in 2015, my friend!
      Cheers,
      Tyler

  5. Wish you A very happy new year sir..:)

  6. It’s always strange to come to the end of a calendar! Yes! That blank space does invite …

  7. Reblogged this on The ancient eavesdropper and commented:

    Happy New Year! I wish everyone a happy, healthy and inspired 2016! May it be the best year yet ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. Elouise says:

    As beautiful now as it was then! Happy New Year, Tyler!

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