Tagged: nature

autumn makes herself

when one robin meets

the verdict is still

the verdict is still
out whether curiosity
kills the bird more
often than the cat –
the carolina wren
dances in and
out of reach
.
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there is a system

there is a system
to stripping away zinnia
petals – this morning’s

goldfinch in mama’s flowerbeds,
waiting to be rewarded
.
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mom and dad rescue

your collective

your collective
decision
to mark
the change in our
environment is tied
to what we see
and what we
don’t see, what
we say yes to
and what we deny
.
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a fluttering of

a fluttering of
petals and wings
two pairs of gold-
finches in mom’s
zinnias this
afternoon
.
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there will always be

there will always be
mysteries hiding in the
backyard, ignoring

one another or conspiring
together, unpredictable
.
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let us not put so

let us not put so
much weight into whether it
flourishes or not –

nature has a way of making
us look like susceptible fools
.
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this evening, when the

this evening, when the
sandhill cranes arrived, you noticed
one colt missing – from

four to three to two to one, we
will one day all go missing
.
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