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Broad ellipses

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Nature’s concrete cycle — four seasons fixed as the planet subtly spins on its lopsided axis — our satellite mind’s eye orbiting in broad ellipses.

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Broad ellipses

Nature’s concrete cycle — four seasons fixed as the planet subtly spins on its lopsided axis — our satellite mind’s eye orbiting in broad ellipses.

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Popcorn clouds

Originally posted on The ancient eavesdropper:
As summer sun warms the sky, giant clouds pop forth, treating my eyes.

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Wordless Wednesday: When seasons collide

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Rainy day redux

A storm magnifies sound, as lines of livid, liquid mallets pound down metallic gutter spouts, striking off clear cannonball cascades that bombard under-eve bouquets harder than hummingbirds or bees at any bloom-side banquet, groundswells steadily gathering ricochets of unladen water … Continue reading

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Storing sunlight

Symbiotic lichens anticipate autumn crimson and winter white snow in thick blankets worn atop a maple bole, its branches waving with a crowd of green five-fingered leaves, cheering summer to new heights, storing sunlight for longer nights.

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State of undress

Out in the yard the naked trees  embrace one another, seeking shelter from bitter winds that whip the last leaves off  into a pile at my feet; I wear their clothing  with every step I take.

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Cool patience

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The once opaque sky, now cleaned by dawn’s light, uncovers a vast blue ceiling on high. Below, frost recoils as dew dripping down lush growth while heavy wisps of fog scatter from rivers and…

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Train of heart

Please don’t think me daft for forgetting home and its distance back. I am in another place, spaced in time from you, of course, but not too far by train of heart. Here, we travel light and carry on, beat … Continue reading

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Wish I were a windowpane

How many times have you looked out the window and wanted to be that pane of glass? To see the wonder of the world as the days and seasons progress, your vision altered by the elements of spring dew, summer … Continue reading

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