Give Me Daffodils

As scented roses make center stage,daffodils cry out from deep underfrosty layers of white wintry snow!It is the middle of February andeach hour sings of love unfolds. Chick-a-Dees crowd filled danglingfeeders and are welcoming with song;my south window smudged withgrandkid’s sweet sticky finger printsbecome a splendid blessing to the day. Bleak is the land lingeringContinue reading “Give Me Daffodils”

The Lion

What Lion’s mane can shake the earthor fill the air with an enormity of fear? Whose roar ricochet past barren plainand circles slowly back to all the earth? When is man just a man while beastor brawn buries burdened paws in dirt? Where is the One, King of Kings, who rulesand He is Maker ofContinue reading “The Lion”

February’s Thaw

Soften snow sweltersbeneath my snow shoed feet,as sun glistens then stirs each brisk February season. It’s a time of sharing hearts,of throwing kisses in the wind,as length of days chattermy drowsy woodland awakens. Icicles drip, drip, drip rhythmictapping upon snow, echoes thewoodpecker a symphony of soundsdown lazy land, pastoral paths. I still my stride in hopesContinue reading “February’s Thaw”

Beasts in Jemi’s World

From the book “Jemi’s Noble Quest “The fog hugged the earth as morning vapor intensified the salty air. Jemi breathed in the scent. She could not move as she took in the moment” Jemi’s Noble Quest In the first chapter of “ Jemi’s Noble Quest”, her adventurous spirit is revealed in activities of her dailyContinue reading “Beasts in Jemi’s World”

Call of the Bee

Call me to lie down in fragrance.” D. Margoshes Echoing past each dropupon my rusty, tin roofthe scent of spring rain; quiet honey bee,no longer hears the soundburied in the dirt; as wild roses bloomtheir fragile petals fall;on the soggy earth. P. Wolf, poet & author of Jemi’s Noble Quest; available on Amazon Last year,Continue reading “Call of the Bee”

Kettles Call

Dug deep down in time,against a perfect skylayers of life are lacedamong my cattail reeds. It’s there the beamsof sun pool stagnant in time, truth and tales;as stretched years unfold. Chick-a-dees crowd,sandhill cranes gather,spring peepers cumulate,emerald dragonflies glide and above towering pine’s seeglimpse of grey tail feather;a sudden movement, swoops,opens wings, dives for dinner. Finally, theContinue reading “Kettles Call”

Jemi’s Home In Dor

Images of Life in Dor from the book Jemi’s Noble Quest Finally, the last meal of the day would be served. Fathers and sons all over the village would make plans for the next day. They would check fishing tools, mend nets and talk of the largest catch of the day. Here is where JemiContinue reading “Jemi’s Home In Dor”

Owl’s Song

Hoot, hoot, hooot, whooo;I woke up to an owl’s songthe air speckled with frosttall, majestic trees laced in dollops of weary wintry weather. Hoot, hoot, hooot, whooo;I, still dazed from heavy sleep, woven in layers of colorful quiltswondering, willfully curious as a catof the song’s lyrical message. Hoot, hoot, hooot, whooo;I had longed for aContinue reading “Owl’s Song”

Winter Stillness

Stillness in the snow,pearl arraignment eastern sky…paint brush from above. Stillness in woodland,snowbirds climb tiered tree branches,wind whispers winter’s thaw. Stillness in dawn sky,dollops of snow on tall pines;winter covers earth. A haiku winter poem for earthweal open link weekend #53 P.L. Wolf, poet & author of Jemi’s Noble Quest “She is not afraid ofContinue reading “Winter Stillness”

Shine on Me

Sun, mischievous child plays hide and seek beneath clouds; on slanted slate sky, wintertide weather’s barrage upsets one’s visage… come shine! “The tanka is a thirty-one-syllable poem, traditionally written in a single unbroken line. A form of waka, Japanese song or verse, tanka translates as “short song,” and is better known in its five-line, 5/7/5/7/7Continue reading “Shine on Me”