February 19, 2017

mid-February
the cherry tree’s blossoms
still waiting backstage




February 18, 2017

first truly warm day
big sister counting
the baby’s toes

(HT @javonism)

February 17, 2017

February 16, 2017

February 15, 2017

Valentine’s Day
sunlight returning to
his walk home from school


February 14, 2017

mid-winter phone call
the way the space between us
melts away

(for KLS)

February 13, 2017

wrapping myself
in songs from last night’s concert
where is she tonight?


February 12, 2017

February journey
as the temperature drops
we warn each other


February 11, 2017

mountain snow, melting
the clean feeling that comes
alongside your laugh

(for CD)

February 10, 2017

February 09, 2017

our front window
a mirror so the blue jay
can threaten himself


February 08, 2017

happy to be wrong
the moon I thought was full
bigger still tonight!


February 07, 2017

even half asleep
we know the other is there
the moon behind clouds


February 06, 2017

hold the door open
over crushed and frozen ground
I’ll come back to you


February 05, 2017

that gap in the hedge
still beckoning explorers
the old neighborhood


February 04, 2017

February 03, 2017

squirrels giving chase
we argue about
who called who first


(This is pure poetic license, by the way. Everyone knows she called me first.)

February 02, 2017

traveling home
in the mid-winter dark
as frost makes its plans


February 01, 2017