Glorious Sunset Moonrise

The shoreline is quickly crowded with viewers rushing toward a dazzling sunset Cameras snapping over and over as others sit quietly basking in the glow of red, orange, and yellow streaks across the sky There is a holiness to the hush as the sun dips into the sea and as if on a pulley, the … Continue reading Glorious Sunset Moonrise

Lazy Summer Evening

Respite from the blistering heat of another summer day where everything moves slowly, even the sun as it lingers on the horizon before it melts into the edge of the sea. High tide laps lazily against the boulders and Slate blue waves ripple in the sunset shimmer The schooner Zodiac plies slowly along in the … Continue reading Lazy Summer Evening

Sunrise Artist

With the sky as his canvas He holds a palette of light and moist vapors in the crook of his right elbow He uses his breath to pour out subtle hues on the edges of clouds formed by his left hand He strokes the sun to ever so slowly lift its light and he calls … Continue reading Sunrise Artist

Spring Marching In

Spring marching into a warm afternoon announcing her intentions to stay awhile Hysterical seagulls chuckling and chortling as thy swoop in with a colorful kite circling above Giggling children squealing in high pitched voices chasing one another through the park and sliding down for the hundredth time The warmth of the sun mixing with the … Continue reading Spring Marching In

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

Slowly

The sky remains darkened late into morning, anticipating the inevitable - A slow burn begins to lighten everything in palest pink - Outlines gradually appear dark against the eastern edge of the foothills - Shadows of trees begin their long morning stretch Lengthening the imprint of their branches along the frosty ground - Pink mixes … Continue reading Slowly

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

Subtlety

There's that lull between the sun sinking and the glow of the sunset that's filled with anticipation of the majesty about to fill the sky. It's when the sky goes pale and a brightness slowly lights behind the clouds and you just know it's gonna be glorious. I raced across town as the sun was … Continue reading Subtlety

Twilight

Lingering light in the western sky Remnants of a sun drenched day A twinkle appears then dozens Big Dipper suddenly arrives As the twilight sky darkens Heat of the day subsides Surrendering to evening breezes Deepest blue sparkling blanket Nearly full moon rises Lighting the eastern sky Twilight