Magnificent Monarch

My husband and I wanted to provide a source of nutrition and a place for Monarch Butterflies to eat and lay their eggs, so we bought milkweed seeds last year – the perennial plant came back this year (though they don’t bloom until year three), and grew several feet tall. When milkweed plants are two […]

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Respite for Nature

    As seagulls glide, splitting the air into fragments, of memories, giving birthEffortlessly, like angels fluff their feathers when flying above mother earth Heartbeats heard in tiny hummingbirds, melodic with the song of the oak treesRipe fruit, beckons the fowl, in the light of the sun, as red daylilies bring bees Anoles climbing vines, […]

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My Featured Photographer Piera Jill

Piera Jill Bobroski is a photographer who has a passion for taking portraits for her closest friends, action shots for her son’s hockey team, and nature photographs of any kind.  She also takes real estate photos for local realtors, and loves to dabble in making interesting videos.  A favorite Aunt gifted her with her first […]

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Zero

Silence broken by gentle breezesHoneysuckle fragrance teasesGreen anoles behind vines chaseGolden yellow a path birds traceHedgehog slug when angry leavesI sing now to the clapping of our trees Tiny wren chicks in an ample nestLarge voice put to the warbling testWillow oaks from acorns buried growSquirrels hide them from their many foeSmall boy with asthma […]

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A Visitor

Yellow legs plump with pollen movewith steadfast zeal to each snowy bloomOccupying her spring business by eyeingpridefully her beauty in the reflection ofmirror image rather than this star, a rare breedKnown for her salient clusters of scarlet berriesvivid male Bluebirds come to feast uponHer tangled web of thick branches heavythese hunted berries are a delicacy […]

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Blue-Green Algae

A patch of dandelions sway with rhythm down by the murky old pondFor the north wind blows breezes of olden days and mysteries bornTheir long thin necks hold round cottony seeds for new life to spawnLike endless weeping willows wailing to the fish telling tales of scorn Those catfish hunters don’t come around anymore in […]

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Haiku

trees talk tenderlywhile sweeping branches hold lifeleaves clapping freely by Joni Caggiano – Photo by Joni Isaiah 55:12 “You will go out in joy and be lead forth in peace, the mountains and hills will burst into song before you and all the trees of the field will clap their hands.

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Scorched Earth

Drifting in and out through the crying blackened bushRestricting airflow from seeking lung cells that pushTowards pockets of coolness and a nontoxic timeTo a land where the killing of nature is a real crimeWhere bullets and hatred don’t govern the dayAnd children with asthma come out safely to play An environment where oodles of patents […]

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The Earth Cries

love brought a great stormto quiet the hate in allbringing hope and peace teardrops fall silentwhile the Amazon sleeps hotanimals cry out the youth demand changeto save the green planet earthand her water blue God’s great birth of lifeis not ours to take awaybut one to preserve Haiku by Joni 1/2/20 From Wikipedia From Jan. […]

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