Tag Archives: Poetry

At Peace in Cypress Tree Sanctuary

Surrounded by cypress, the old dog lay. Surrounded by cypress the old dog gazed at the circles of branches in the sky. Surrounded by cypress the old dog knew it as his last time in the ancient circle of trees. … Continue reading

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Alien Light

  Photograph Shot with an iPhone 6s on noir Grey slides down the sky covers the whole I can see and colors the world in damp. Stark black relieves the grey and bare tree shapes shrouded by fog create aliens in the … Continue reading

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Notes from the Hill-#3

    Drought Light heavy and humid heat filled haze hangs on the ocean waves   waves and sky lose their individual edges   but the madrone speaks green whispers in golden shimmering light around me the insect hum of … Continue reading

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Notes from the Hill-Continued

Another poem from my early coastal journal.  From the beginning, this hill, the rock and the tree became my place to sit and drink in peace. Benediction The benediction of twilight, golden grass whispers   dying red sun, a last … Continue reading

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Notes from the Hill

I have a place on the coast in Northern California.  It refreshes, replenishes my creative spirit.  Notes from the Hill consists of images from my journals over the years.  When I journal there, my words often compose images which in … Continue reading

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The Long Drought

The Park Spring 2014 The Long Drought California bakes to brown a long rainless season. My drought rattles unused letters, words. Boxed up they wait. Life continues to rain.  Maybe that’s the trouble. A word drought from a life in … Continue reading

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Photographic Poem to Sunset

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So begins the ending of the first day of the year. The sun continues its long slide into the sea. At the point, we wait for dark. The setting sun spreads its fiery fantasy on the end of day. A … Continue reading

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Eight Paths of Puppy

Follow the path of intention.  Grow and become a true dog.    Embrace the joy of being-dog. Follow the path of attention.  When you see the leaf glow in the wind,know that it is part of a world.  Watch the … Continue reading

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Lessons from an Old Dog

We’re both aging, my dog and I. Differently, I do battle with each pain of encroaching arthritis. Stretch, lift as worry burbles up and pours its deceit over everything. Worry, if I stop moving I’ll never move again. Fight up … Continue reading

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Bedtime on the Farm

two brothers- one with a normal reluctance for bedtime- one who drags feet slowly over the bare wooden floors   after the usual bedtime flap of changing, washing, brushing beds wait both are cold with warm heavy covers the younger … Continue reading

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