Fog concealed the ghosts riding through our damp fields, forging their haunts in valleys still tingling with frosty breath and grassy hair. They ask questions I can’t answer about men who start wars and women who pick up the pieces and swear history won’t repeat. Are we driven to chisel our bricked hearts, our doubtsContinue reading “Poem: Love Sprouts”
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Poem: Mauve Sky
Sun melts on mauve sky beyond its haze, winter storm motions cloud’s advance
Poem: Evergreen Growth
Prickly pine fingers tingling with grey snow shedding winter’s cling whispering knowledge to spring’s fresh buddings forming new life whole
Poem: Poplar Music
Below denim sky Smooth gray arms raise in concert Whispering lyrics
Bromegrass breaks stubbornly through ice-crusted snow fighting silently branches sighing beside me. The air smells of rainy evergreens and for a moment I think the clouds part for us baring sun-kissed azure but it’s only the breeze nature’s tongue scolding us back inside.
Poem: Koi Pond
Wonder gleams in your eyes as sunlight breaks the pond’s surface. I wonder at your reckless joy, the way you tumble with cartwheeling legs for refuge in our arms. Handfuls of small, sand-colored pebbles Scatter the water until– Plop! You shriek and leap with every splash, pointing at tangerine streaks of life and bubbles thatContinue reading “Poem: Koi Pond”
Orange daylilies and sun-topped scapes reach heavenward forgetting worries turning their strands to sage and moss shades, flecked with fiery blaze Image credit: Authentic Wisconsin
Poem: Dreams of Spring
three fresh leaves blossom lime haze in morning sunburst birdsong sprinkles earth baby grasses stretch limbs free reaching up for sun’s rebirth
Poem: Evening Sled Ride
Colors meld to dusk, grasping at toboggan strings, inching through the snow.