Tagged: backyard

consistency breeds

consistency breeds
familiarity – the
deer in our backyard

sneaking up as i dance between
clothes lines, under the high sun
.
20221229:1904
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the white-tailed deer in

the white-tailed deer in
our backyard has found a new
spot from which to watch

us, keep tabs on our comings
and our goings, co-exist
.
20221227:1738
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t-minus four days

t-minus four days
till christmas, even the deer
in our backyard are

m.i.a., busy rehearsing
as backup for their annual gig
.
20221221:1653
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under the phantom

we take turns playing

we take turns playing
the piano for the deer
napping in the yard,

the hummingbirds sword dance out
of rhythm, flashing their wings
.
20220823:1934
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it must be august –

it must be august –
ruby-throated hummingbirds
dive-bombing in the

backyard, molting bluejays bald like
a newborn fallen from its nest
.
20220822:1830
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the fig tree is ripe

the fig tree is ripe
with robins this morning, knocking
off heavy fruit to

pick at across the lawn as
we wait for the main event
.
20220813:1620
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summer friday rain –

mama conjured a

in the backyard this

in the backyard this
morning, four bucks, two does, one
fawn, finding home with

us, if only for a little
while, an unlikely family
.
20220807:2014
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