early this morning

July 5, 2015

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I walk the path,
air moist, coccooned
in layers of voices

mist rising over the lake

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warmth

May 19, 2015

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enters wintered lungs

opening to
perfumed air

and yet again

April 29, 2015

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hope is revealed
in the tender unfurling,
the first green

peace

April 13, 2015

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settles lightly
on the surface, then
sinks, gathering

thoughts like a net,
reflecting them
back, clarified

along the way

March 22, 2015

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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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