Tag Archives: bird

October Morning

A powerful urge is like the dog chasing a rabbit through the wet grass of the spidery meadow behind the chicken coop. Finespun yearning is the dew that collects unseen on an intricate web and glistens beneath the morning star … Continue reading

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Heronesque

We live in the one inch margins and walk the water’s edge exchanging private iconographies that fly ahead on our approach like great birds with crook’d necks bent to the invisible weights that shape their silhouettes as we cannot measure … Continue reading

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The best airplane will never realize the perfection of a common bird

pigeon stuck inside the B concourse at O’Hare ready for takeoff

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On the Couch

One way is on my stomach, knees bent so my ankles cup the curved top of the arm rest just so, like we were made for each other, with enough room at the top of the pillow for the big … Continue reading

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It’s a Dog-Eat-Bird World

Sisken met us at the door with Nurmi in her mouth. She’s had her eye on the bird for months, finally got the little fucker. I loved you but you rejected the only two things I had to offer. Honey … Continue reading

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