Monthly Archives: January 2019

Lake Snow Sonnet

Lake Erie rises from sweet Earth’s warm heart Stroked into mist by touch of Winter breeze And, turned to snow, returns to where it starts, Holds soil so the gardens barely freeze. The evergreens reach up to celebrate Themselves as … Continue reading

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skinny dog in winter

skinny blond dog stretches too-long legs foot-long neck electric charged sinew bone full of life across couch and floor celebrates heat he doesn’t understand only knows it isn’t wet white freezing out in the air filled with small whiteness, tongue-numbing … Continue reading

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The Winter of Dark Wine

Oats steam on the stove beside simple water boiled to stop our noses from bleeding, white opacity of foam also a kind of privilege. Breath turns to ice in your beard as you make a personal blizzard, clearing the road … Continue reading

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[haiku]

blessings of water in all its beautiful forms crowned by snow in sun

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Meditation on Water

I am the great Ocean— Compressed fires beating at the heart of Earth beat also in me— The Moon pulls at my waters as she rolls into and beyond my vision— My bones flow with stone and hardwoods grow, flow … Continue reading

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January Meditation

Cold winds heave light and rain around our gardens empty of visible Life— Our fences support nothing now as living carries on in silent undergrounds. In here, silent sitting in warmth with the little vizsla who finished zooming through the … Continue reading

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Sonnet for the End of the Third Decade

No frost nor snow has interfered with life— If either came, it only ornamented Hands that held my heart, our love cemented— In these warm thirty years I’ve been your wife. Once February seemed so cold and gray, Its sunsets … Continue reading

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