Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Awake August
August 30th, 2016

the sunflower
reaches heavenward
the better to be seen
waving farewell
Awake August
August 29th, 2016

the mauves of evening
Awake August
August 28th, 2016

The loom beckons
the shuttle flies
and we wind our days
into skeins of life
Awake August
August 27th, 2016

the small birds
make way for the flicker
who comes to drink 
at the lady's feet

Friday, August 26, 2016

Awake August
August 26th, 2016

deadheading the chamomile
my thoughts wander to
winter, tea, friends,

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Awake August
August 25th, 2016

the delphinium that returns in october,
for an encore
has chosen instead
to brighten the late summer

so what does that portend for

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Awake August

Awake August
August 24, 2016

remembrances of a marriage
warm the heart