A haiku as I restlessly wait for temperatures to get above freezing. Late winter sunlight calls me into the bare woods patchy snow, green buds
The beautiful vine maple outside our building had about half its branches snapped off in the heavy snow yesterday. I'm grieving for the tree's pain. I hope the remainder can survive. I've always admired that tree for its lush branches that house so many other organisms. From the moss & lichen to the chickadees that… Continue reading Maple poetry
Attempting to revive this blog (as I do every ~6 months, it seems). 😜 I'm going to set myself specific themes and days to post. This structure should help me be more intentional in my web presence. Not going to lie, I've been thinking a lot about big life changes lately. Changing jobs, moving out… Continue reading Weekly Link Round-up Feb 3-9
Another throwback poem to another season! Tiny feathered spark of bright songs. I think myself superior in my house. Yet you are still filled with so much joy in the cold.
Not using a prompt: I was inspired by a tenacious little avian that has stuck it out through all the gross weather this winter. Anna's Hummingbirds: freakin' bad-asses! Tiny sentinel, hummingbird stayed all winter, now it greets the sun. (The tree at the center of the featured image is where my hummingbird friend likes to… Continue reading April 5th’s poem
February can sometimes drag on and feel daunting. This year the mild winter is making it way more tolerable. I am enjoying our random sunny days, especially for the views of the mountains. Sadly I have not been able to visit the snowy mountains at all this winter but things have been busy. I get… Continue reading Late Winter
Feeling the restlessness that comes with late winter. The daylight is lengthening again, I can't be thankful enough for that. I stopped by a grocery store today and the scent of the daffodils and narcissus almost floored me. It so much smelled like spring, like March days in the garden. Meanwhile, the dog is in… Continue reading March-uary