Tagged: backyard

every other week,

every other week,
wandering petunias show
up in our lawn, try

to blend in before dad arrives
with his spade, escorts them out
.
20220528:1714
y

there is a semi-

there is a semi-
natural pecking order in
the backyard – as soon

as you think you’ve got it down,
you have another think coming
.
20220521:1649
y

we wait all day for

we wait all day for
something to happen – in the
microcosm of

our backyard – life, death, and the
great escape, if only for now
.
20220517:1724
y

the cat makes its round

the cat makes its round
every morning, under the
watchful eye of half

a dozen squirrels, two local
chipmunks, and this spring’s wren brood
.
20220515:1850
y

in our backyard, art –

in mama’s backyard,

in mama’s backyard,
our twin dogwood trees compete
for her attention,

not unlike the way we all
light up when she turns our way
.
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y

once in a blue moon,

once in a blue moon,
the bluebird finds a perch in
our backyard, and mom

whisper-shouts hurry, come see,
and he turns around to look
.
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y

at the back of the

at the back of the
house, it’s all uphill from here –
fortuitous feng

shui tips for the recently
retired, privileged class
.
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y

the new year begins

the new year begins
to look like the year before
and the year before

that – even the guests in our
backyard appear to lose the scent
.
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y

some days, the cat gets