Perfect spiral

The ancient eavesdropper

snail shell β€”
and worn β€”
still harbors
a perfect

Leaves lie scattered
at the foot of a tree β€”
pages of a calendar
recycling another year.

The hemlock
hunched over
a blank field
of snow β€”
stories with
its shadow.

View original post


About tyler4turtles

I am an avid photographer, poet, ecologist, bookworm, blogger, art enthusiast and runner who calls Montana home but lives in Oregon.
Image | This entry was posted in Nature. Bookmark the permalink.

19 Responses to Perfect spiral

  1. Jessica says:

    How beautiful. I thought it was a Christmas ornament for a second. πŸ™‚

  2. Very nice poem. Good nature imagery. Skillful, as usual.

  3. Carrie Birde says:

    Ahhhhh… “…writing stories with its shadow…” Lovely. And, perhaps, we all do so πŸ™‚

  4. snapnature says:

    Lovely image and post, thanks for sharing πŸ™‚

    • You are most welcome, my friend, it’s my pleasure! And thank you for your kind & thoughtful comment! Have a wonderful weekend & best wishes in 2017 πŸ™‚

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s