Tag Archives: Birds

A LITTLE BIRD HAS BROKE ITS LEG

What if a little bird has broke its leg, and sits there like a stone, with beating heart in stair step way and all alone? You look away and fathom what to do. . . Meantimes pass. . . It’s … Continue reading

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LIFE RUNS THROUGH ITS PACES

One thing’s true no matter what Life runs through all its paces both making broad and bold-brushed strokes and trickling through scant, puny places, and it leaves sometimes little clue on ginger-light, gently trod thickets or highway-byway beaten paths where … Continue reading

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SPRING IN SOUND

Birds tweet shrill like the tiny filaments that string a twig-bowed drag across a too-small violin. The freeway rush, the popping violets– both signs of growth predicaments that fan and flag, just as the breeze-blown grass spurts in the spring.

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A LITTLE GENTLE RAIN FOR YOU

Pitter patter on curved edge of the umbrella, and on the top where it lays flatter, come sprinkle-drizzle gentle drops, My ready ear bends out to hear, what I then send on to you through pixil dots– a little of … Continue reading

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LIFE SIGNS LOW, TIDE HIGH

Life signs low. But tide is high. Seagulls guard their new and stagnant bay-filled lake, a crater in the cool beach sand. Sandpipers flit at water’s edge and sit, and flap and peck and talk in wait. Hell’s here with … Continue reading

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STIMULATING MORNING WATCH

A wooded walk– not one just pulled from daily stock– all seemed so still. . . until I heard a muffled ruffle. . . and looking up, I saw the freshly landed feathers settle on the wings of an overlording, … Continue reading

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THE FACE OF MY MOTHER, THE FACE OF MY FATHER

The face of my mother. . . the face of my father. . . the face of my brother– all of these I see in the mirror. . . Struggling hard not to be dusted under the rug, forgotten or … Continue reading

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