Tagged: yard

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
.
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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
.
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yes, as long as the

yes, as long as the
camellia bush promises
to bloom, we can still

find joy in inviting the
heavier ones in for tea
.
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in mama’s garden,

in mama’s garden,
the camellias wake up before
anyone else, stretch

towards the sun in their winter
layers, waiting to go out
.
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apologies to

apologies to
the silent snail living in
our perilla plant

stamped to death by a white-tailed buck,
startled by a light in the house
.
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the robin in our

the robin in our
yard is anti-social – having
marked our home as his

home, he defends our land all
day, atop his dogwood perch
.
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someone is keeping

mom’s azaleas take

summer storm, humming-

summer storm, humming-
birds weigh heavy on hibiscus
branches in our yard
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: storm

in every third yard

in every third yard
of curtain, there is
a propensity for
play, a game of
hide-and-go-
seek eagerly waiting
for the reveal.
in between, there
are patterns that wish
to be left in darkness,
to hang perfectly
ironed by time –
please don’t pull
.
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