return

March 30, 2015

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with me, to that place
of beginnings

where once again, we can
trust and blossom

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in answer

March 24, 2015

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to the warming air
voices of sandhills
whirl overhead, flying north
as the paths clear

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its been frozen,
clouded over

but yesterday you surfaced

light shining
in your eyes

hard gives way

March 18, 2015

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to soft, leaving
the cold ways
behind

ushering in

the time
of blossoms,
of sheltering nests

all around now

March 10, 2015

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I can hear them –
the whispers of
winter receeding

water on the move

reflecting
the waking world
of trees and sky

and so, I become

March 6, 2015

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late winter’s
thaw, trickling
into crevices,
absorbed by
the softening
ground. I listen
in silence to
the pulse
of the earth
and wait
for the signal
to press upward,
with fingertips
worn smooth,

the first tender shoots.

for just a glimpse

February 19, 2015

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longing

February 18, 2015

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for warmth –
a balmy caress

the embrace
of spring

in all things

January 25, 2015

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calculating the steps

January 22, 2015

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to the distant
shore, we pause

to consider
the way –

across

the silvered,
softening ice

or around

the solicitous
curve of road