Saturday, January 25, 2014

Snow Geese

                        ... snow geese on the river / blackberry cold dawn

Photograph by Marius Kasteckas

Thursday, January 23, 2014

Winter Trees

                          ... through winter trees / the mailman's red jeep

Photograph by Jim Lamb

Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Crow Speaks

                          ... biting blue sky / crow speaks in tongues

Monday, January 20, 2014

One Crow

                   crow trilogy:

                                                    ... one star / one crow

                                                                                   ... bitter cold fills the night

Saturday, January 18, 2014


                                    ... quietly the chasm widens
                    ... I sit in sunlight
                                                                 ... eat this tangerine

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Winter Term

                                                              circling stones beneath the bridge


                                                              count the days til summer

The photograph is mine.

Wednesday, January 15, 2014


                                     ... counterpoint to the wind / perfectly still ... I listen to the chimes

     ... a crazed monk drunk on moonlight 

                                                                          ... the world called to prayer

Monday, January 13, 2014


                                                                    ... crossing the bridge 
                           ... the neighbor's truck rumbles me awake 
                                                                                               ... day breaks on river road

Photograph by Brian Brown

Friday, January 10, 2014

Red Fox Sunrise

                             ... sunrise / on the steps of the abandoned chicken coop a red fox yawns

The photograph is mine.

Sunday, January 5, 2014

At the Cave

                ... at the mouth of the cave I remember

                                                                              ... starlight in the hills / fire on rock walls

                                        ... silence / bare shoulders touching night air

Photograph by Tiny Malone

Wednesday, January 1, 2014

In the Sand Hills

                                                        ... in the Sand Hills of Nebraska
                   ... Black Angus munch on stubbled grass
                                                                                                        ... I lean into the wind / listen                                
                                             ... everything is fiction

The photograph is mine.