Tagged: dogwood tree

the robins that built

the robins that built
its nest in the crook of our
white dogwood tree stayed

alert, with squirrels advancing –
no one knew the aftermath
.
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the first step towards

the twin dogwoods in

the twin dogwoods in
our backyard will always have
each other, in the

way the southern magnolia
between them never understood
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: dogwoods

in the backyard, a

in the backyard, a
cardinal pauses on
the branches of
our dogwood –
are we sharing
it with him, or
is he sharing it
with us?
.
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i am lying

i am lying
underneath
the dogwoods
in our backyard
hypnotized by the
way the edges
of home have already
begun to curl
in the
near-noon sun. the
sky is panting, its
blue tongue showing
here and there
between terraced
branches. it is
May, and i have
all the time
in the world
.
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