Category Archives: Summer

Sonnet for the Soilweb

When power feeds itself and nothing more Nor no one else but only its own greed In never-sated savage hunger for Its sickly swollen, hollow-hearted need- Where can we find a quiet, peaceful place Reminding us how different we could … Continue reading

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Lines on the First Day of Planting

That spot in my down-low back (that place where the cute girls had dimples) where aching begins while I’m not watching where spasms will sing me to sleep where I creak in the slow mornings From that place will now … Continue reading

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Song for Dark Imbolc

Seeds for what will soon be planted, Crystal in which futures spin, Cup of cheer to sing the Sun back, Candlelight to draw it in… Imbolc opens up our hearts now, Closed by wintry cold and fear, Promises that Spring … Continue reading

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Be Here Now (sonnet)

In Summer’s heat, I long for Winter’s frost. In Autumn, Spring’s bright greens will beckon me – Spring comes and melts the snow and I am lost In deepest dreams of Summer’s reverie. So, never in contentment with the season, … Continue reading

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Cutting Basil (sonnet)

Returning from the garden with my pail – Preserving basil from cold Winter’s lack – I saw two large crows, foreguard of the murder, The harbingers of Winter, frosty black; They called out in their loud and rusty voices, The … Continue reading

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Bernie the Bunny (A rabbit tale without enough pictures)

Bernie was a bunny Born inside the garlic bed. His mother left him safely there- He waited to be fed. But one warm day in summer When the garlic harvest started, His nest was torn up, so away He and … Continue reading

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The promise of Fall shines and flows on this cool breeze makes the blooms hurry

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