Tag Archives: Winter

Gifts from Crows

Dim December’s light breaking dawn of Winter’s night reveals a naked frozen bough hosting the chorus of crows rousing us to a morning thick in ice where nothing flows save time alone leaving tiny gifts in the feeder cleared of … Continue reading

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Solstice

Icy cold frozen moon hanging in a crystalline sky as it was foretold Tree skeletons appear if dead save pines and ivy holly berries red Snow falls on frozen water The sun is gone The fearful cower Fires burning in … Continue reading

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Chevy Van

    Lock is frozen Snow tonight Thaw it open Zippo light. Got a pint of Southern Comfort fuel to keep a body warm; not much gas to run the heater eleven hours ‘till the dawn. Well maybe just a … Continue reading

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Sun City

  In dreams I walk in furrows of deep crusted snow with you where we once walked in slow motion Autumn among nodding twigs and leaves of many colors before we started Winter fires loving; the flames turning crackling logs … Continue reading

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Solstice – A Re-Post for the Shortest Day

for this Sunday! Icy cold frozen moon hanging in a crystalline sky as it was foretold Tree skeletons appear if dead save pines and ivy holly berries red Snow falls on frozen water The sun is gone The fearful cower … Continue reading

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Chevy Van

Lock is frozen Snow tonight Thaw it open Zippo light. Got a pint of Southern Comfort fuel to keep a body warm; not much gas to run the heater eleven hours ‘till the dawn. Well maybe just a little heat … Continue reading

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The Return of the Cranes

Behind my house Those of you who read me probably know I live on Florida’s West coast, north of the Tampa Bay metro area.   The area is still semi-rural though not as country as it was a decade ago … Continue reading

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