Monthly Archives: July 2011

July – week 3

summer moon… overflowing my cupped hands ~ late summer — a narrow pathway through the corn ~ this hour of struts and frets… stirring deep in the body of darkness strains of a sweeter song ~ corn fields… searching for … Continue reading

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July – week 2

  between stones and crests of foam… downriver from the weir of this day to bathe with dippers   * ~ no cattle today just swallows skimming the empty meadow ~ a beetle  deep in the tangled core of a field poppy… … Continue reading

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June – week 4/July – week 1

after the rain the scars on the leaves made by snails ~ still I hide them once raw weals now silver-pale… at the landfill warblers and whitethroats sing nature back home ~ blue between clouds swifts spiral after insects ~ … Continue reading

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June – week 3

the fox’s pounce — butterflies rise from the flowers ~ the poetry of my everydays… a butterfly dances through the kitchen door ~ twittering goldfinches — the vixen looks over her shoulder ~ butterfly dust on the heels of summer … Continue reading

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