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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UNPLUG TO LOOSE YOUR HEART’S DESIRE

Unplug. See what secrets of your self and heart’s desire make their egress, free and relaxed enough to solidify, and then, take off, and fly as graceful as egrets, in concert with your soul, once they from their cozy hiding … Continue reading

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GLEE AND LETTING GO

Glee and wanting still to go and slip and slide and play on winter’s snow, nearly blinding white in late spring sun’s high, pounding light, getting last licks in gliding, sailing over frozen stuff that stands piled high and bravely, … Continue reading

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DREAM

Dream! Even when the summer coming out of spring spreads broad the land in years-deep parch, leaving only sparse and weaker green, for many miles to be seen. . . Dream– though it’s hard for your mind’s eye to see … Continue reading

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