BALANCE

An abandoned finch nest, now lay silent and empty, once fashioned with love for three peeping chicks. Red and yellow leaves are seen winking, swinging, as they dangle precariously from the old oak trees. Squirrels stockpiling acorns in their wintery holes, and less buzzing of bees while the bats enter torpor. Stripped are the bottom … Continue reading BALANCE

SWEETER THAN THE LARK’S SONG

White perfection like cirrus clouds on a sweltering southern mid-afternoon, Lay the cotton  blanket of white whispers speaking hauntingly and softly. My eyes gazing on a snowy speckled pattern, as I could hear melodic singing. Melancholy voices, expressions shared while talking of their joint sorrows, Bended aching backs and thin arms carrying heavy sacks of the … Continue reading SWEETER THAN THE LARK’S SONG

VISITORS

Water trickled slowly over old seasoned stones Moss covered surfaces dulled their sharper edges. A single lane was the rough old wooden bridge that Covered the mysterious creek below which would Call quietly to me, inviting me to come and sit awhile. Resting on my haunches, I take in the buzzing creek life. Crawdads were … Continue reading VISITORS