Reasoning Water

Waves lap upon the shoreslike dogs thirsty after a run;they rise then fall. Tumblingdays, weeks, finally years;as sands of time trickle truth. Water is life, breaths life inmoderate wandering ways.It’s foe, a piece of parched earth dangling, drained anddizzy from its unending thirst. Weather rules day then night;rain, sleet, ice, or snow graspgathering at will, buildsContinue reading “Reasoning Water”

Chilled Earth

With the creaking of dead wood,the forest speaks harsh toneswhile wild winds BLOW;making whistling, whistling,whistling screechy whispers;shifting shadows in the trees.Then it slowly stalks its prey… Crunch, crunch, crunchgoes each solitary steady step,into drifts of freshly fallenflakes all unique, yet moundand towered high stately pileswhich obscure, ruin my viewdrifts of snow in frozen earth.Its growlContinue reading “Chilled Earth”

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”

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”

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”