Tagged: winter

cutting back winter’s

cutting back winter’s
bamboo to make room for growth –
spring has a funny

way of saying hello, armed
with snow, rain, shears, and shovel
.
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two months in, mashi

a cold winter’s night,

all winter long,

all winter long,
savoring the
cucumbers
we pickled
last year, when
we worried
about excess
.
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under all this

under all this
heaviness, who’s to
say that when we
emerge from the
snow, we might be
an oak leaf or
a bamboo, a maple
or a poplar, green,
gold, red, or dead
.
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maybe we are in

maybe we are in
competition and we don’t
know it, just missing

each other in the bamboo
grove, from winter into spring
.
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the first december

the first december
in the new old home, we have
become privy to

the twilight dialogues between
the heat pipes crossing households
.
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summer’s recovery –

summer’s recovery –
excavating
crystallized time
for the brief
winter ahead,
powering up to
keep it all straight
.
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we stock our freezer

we stock our freezer
with summer berries for an
uncertain winter,

tucking them into october,
november, sliced into weeks
.
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waking up to a