May 23, 2015

startling a rabbit
and feeling in that zigzag
the friction of choice


May 22, 2015

untended gardens
how we miss you,
your flowers and I

(in remembrance of Ann, whose irises we last admired together at about this time last year)


May 21, 2015

May 20, 2015

barn swallows
making a gift of delight
with those long low swoops


May 19, 2015

nesting catbird’s eye
as we peer in past the leaves
looking back at us


May 18, 2015

at day’s end
all that’s left of the fight
my raspy throat


May 17, 2015

tiny grey catbird
singing any song she likes  

yes, your Majesty