Tag: Cicada

Warbling Underdog

Today, for the first time, I am entering The Sunday Whirl, a challenge that puts forth a Group of unconnected words, and ask that the writer pull them together into a cohesive piece. For years, I’m witness to a sacred scene: I watch her… Continue Reading “Warbling Underdog”

Photo Friday: Lonesome

“Lonesome” has many faces and images. Here we see a few: A pouty pet; DisneyWorld ducks, appreciating the solitude of a quiet pool; a predawn, dockside lantern; a solitary tree, standing in the middle of a farmer’s field in rural France (as captured from… Continue Reading “Photo Friday: Lonesome”

Blight or Blessing?

I watch in sadness Helpless, impotent. Unable to shield My shade givers From incessant infestation. None spared; Branch by branch, Tree by tree, They all fall victim To infection. None spared, save one: Radiant, red apple tree Standing strong in southeast corner; Her green… Continue Reading “Blight or Blessing?”

Headline: Disaster Narrowly Averted

It was a beautiful morning, after what had been a cold rainy Spring. Finally able to enjoy the outdoors, Bob and his wife lolled on their bedroom balcony, sharing a cup of Sunday coffee, as the hoards of not-so-distant cicadas resumed their crescendoing serenade.… Continue Reading “Headline: Disaster Narrowly Averted”

“Good Morning!”

🌊🌊🌊🌊🌊 It was a cool Tuesday dawn, after what had been a pleasant Memorial Day; a perfect morning to loll in bed for a few extra minutes, knowing the official start of the summer season had been kicked off. With temperatures on the rise,… Continue Reading ““Good Morning!””

Haiku Friday: They’re Back!

Perfect poked holes poised Cicada cacophony Canopy chorale  

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