Winter’s veil is ever surely lifting from top-iced, frozen birdbath in my yard, Crackling, melting, straining wavelets shifting, While finches perch like sentries standing guard. Perhaps it’s spring thawed days for which I long, For balmy breezes wafting o’er my face, To wake once… Continue Reading “The Reawakening”
Now stormy days subside, suspended sense inevitable silence, once the winds abate, As snow melts deep beneath the thaw-starved dense, and branch-strewn turf, I breath a sigh and wait. What am I waiting for? A wiped-clean slate, As Mother Earth, from sunlight, bright, restored,… Continue Reading “The Gift”
Bearing witness to the mostly-melted snow cover blanketing the yard, I allow thoughts of Spring to seep through the portal of my mind’s eye.
We wait together, having made it through the white-hoar frostiness that came before,
Weekly Photo Challenge These three photos all scream “Spring” to me. From the unbridled enthusiasm of my grandson, racing to find the most hidden Easter Eggs, to the lovely simplicity of a Lily of The Valley on an outdoor cafe table, on the… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Spring”
🌾🌾🌾 With leashy strap and pocketful of treats, We swing across the threshold, sun shines in, We’ve powered down for months in woolen pleats, But spring is here (they say), let us begin. We tough the barrier path, as cartwheels spin And soon we’re… Continue Reading “Walking The Dog”
It is late August, as I languorously sip my morning coffee on the bedroom porch, noticing the slightly nippy breeze that foretells the fast-approaching end of summer. I ponder how best to respond to this week’s Photo Friday prompt, “FROZEN“, and realize that the… Continue Reading “Photo Friday: Frozen…Seasons on Ice”
Look through curtain-lace to glean a glimpse of greenery harbinger of Spring.