Northwest November

It’s that time of year * Rivers rise and flood over their banks Gray torrents of currents Raindrops pour down Colorless To fill the earth with puddles and mud * Clouds fill the sky with slate and gray and white and black Swirling and twirling Chasing one other across the horizon Fighting to envelope the … Continue reading Northwest November

October Storm

A light fuzzy blanket of fog wrapped around invisible islands, soothing them from the stormy bay. - Raging gray waves tipped in white whipped foam with the muted edge of the sea indistinguishable from the edge of the sky. - Blustering bursts of heavy winds whip up a swirl of leaves and limbs dancing and … Continue reading October Storm

In My Rearview Mirror

Driving east at sunset. . Tides recede. Mist retreats. . Windows rolled down. . Inhale freshly hayed fields, cool crispy cucumber wafting, pungent peas and corn harvest wafting on the breeze. . Fills my soul. . Dusk graces the islands, the water, the sky. Palest to richest to deepest then lightest hues of blue. . … Continue reading In My Rearview Mirror

Big Blue Bowls

Big blue bowl Edged in faintest gold and palest pink Sprinkled with glitter Filled with spheres and globes . Big blue bowl Edged in sand and stone and foam Sprinkled with diamonds Filled with fish and whales . Dangling golden night light Held by strands of heavenly string Above, beneath Big blue bowls of sky … Continue reading Big Blue Bowls

Dazzled 

Dazzled by infinite diamonds My breath is taken Full of wonder My neck grows weary of gazing upward At the plush black velvet moonless backdrop Sky envelopes Starry night Awed by infinite crystals My breath is taken Full of wonder My eyes never grow tired of gazing at the brightest white Sky meets the edge … Continue reading Dazzled 

Sunrise Sunset 

Darkness fades into the brightened eastern sky as sunlight returns to bring another cloudless day. First chirps break Stillness of morning and hummingbird dancers begin their warmup. Stretching and twirling in the coolness then resting again in anticipation of another day spent flitting and racing through the trees, between the houses and up over roofs … Continue reading Sunrise Sunset