Tag Archives: poetry

Weekly Photo Challenge: Vibrant 

After the rain  dusty petals washed rainbow wheels  spinning thru  color fields.

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River music

Intently listening to river music my heart overflows.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Optimistic

The battered tree with its injured canopy grows closer to the light  gathering strength from circumstance.

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Spice of life

A landslide of grey sky — canopies buried under the rubble of rock doves — breathing in the heavy air. My mind wanders thru treetops — gamboling on clouds & leapfrogging birds — dreaming of a weightless world that defies … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Alphabet

Photo of Main Hall on the University of Montana campus in Missoula with the ‘M’ of Mount Sentinel in the background.  In 2006, I graduated U of M with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in Ecology and minoring in … Continue reading

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Perfect spiral

Vacant snail shell — forlorn and worn — still harbors a perfect spiral. Leaves lie scattered at the foot of a tree — pages of a calendar recycling another year. The hemlock hunched over a blank field of snow — … Continue reading

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2015 in review

Thank you to all my followers for your kindness and readership. 2015 has been a stellar year for my blog, The Ancient Eavesdropper, and it’s because of you! I wish everyone a happy and healthy 2016! May you continue to … Continue reading

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Drop by drop

The rhythmic choreography of rain — each step precipitating the dance — rooftops saturated with salubrious sounds. A tree teaches us to reach for the sky, remember our roots & live deeply. Slanted rays of rain shine down from dark … Continue reading

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Autumnal meditation

Lie prostrate like a leaf — meditate with your face planted on earth — find the roots of your peace. Crossing my path — an animated leaf — my heart skips a beat. Wind flurries & flailing limbs — a … Continue reading

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Slipstream

Crossing the finish line — an invisible tape I could not break — spiderweb. Blind as an earthworm — fumbling on the ground — searching for my contact lens. The muffled screams of fading leaves before the fall — color … Continue reading

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