Tag Archives: Poetry

Under a Black Diamond Sun-Poetry from Art

                                                                                … Continue reading

Posted in Imagination, Observation, Poetry, Uncategorized, Visual Art | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Light before Sunset from the iPhone and the Poet

Posted in iphoneography, Skies and Sea, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Through the Window

  I exercise in front of our west facing windows.  Through one window a pair  of oak trees stand on top of a hill. The trees say I must speak for them. When California burned and smoked the air, I … Continue reading

Posted in Observation, Photography, Poetry, trees, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Dying Green-The beginning of an irreverent series on growing old

Dying Green Should be a serious event. Unexpectedly, It isn’t Yesterday we bought a plot For my spouse Right next to me On a hill overlooking A meadow shouting green And a forest singing wind. This morning he says, “You … Continue reading

Posted in Imagination, Observation, Poetry, Trees and Meadows, U-Turns, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Hana Rain

Purple skies at moonrise Plum near to dark Rain clear floating  Grapes on water Drenched in laughter Walk to room through New sprung rivers In Hana nothing matters But green rioting all day Weather that paints the sky And love, … Continue reading

Posted in Imagination, Observation, Poetry, Skies and Sea, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Long Lapse or How an Imagination Took a Leave of Absence

Several things made my imagination go awry.  At the beginning of the lapse, my mind was consumed by the events that seemed to have America on a strange and sliding path.   I felt I had a front row seat … Continue reading

Posted in American History, Illness, Imagination, Observation, politics, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

An Emu Laying in the Grass

an Emu laying in the grass   Gives his weight to the earth his body lies on the soft green grass of spring it is this complete giving of himself: to the moment, the grass the just born spring that … Continue reading

Posted in Observation, Poetry, Uncategorized, wild life | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Hana Sunrise

Hana meditation Birds an expansion Of sound Breeze saturates Your skin      a calm Hana morning Janice DeRuiter Eskridge 2017

Posted in iphoneography, meditation, Poetry, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Mystery of Cats

  Who can know the mind of a cat? Trying, we watch them. Do their eyes give a clue? Intent, they notice us. Eyes slanted or open wide, do they, witch like, alter reality?   Or are their eyes simply … Continue reading

Posted in cats, animal lovers, living with cats, feline companions,, iphoneography, Photography, Poetry | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Through the Windshield- A Skystudy

Lime Ridge, Walnut Creek iphone 4s skylght a vast bowl clouds a drift of images shifting changing tracking Freeway iphone 4s seasons trapped in time yet freed when the bowl shakes and winter crowds into summer Lime Ridge iphone 6s rain … Continue reading

Posted in iphoneography, Photography, Poetry, Skies and Sea | Tagged , , , , , | 4 Comments