Tag Archives: fall

Requiem

A plain white cross stands amid dun cattails in wind like a sore throat. Tom and Suzanne were nearly killed one snowy night — a jolt — the winter before they divorced. The maples already are bare and the aspen have gone … Continue reading

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desire

watching brown leaves fall and land on wind skimmed waters I miss you again

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northern autumn haiku

a finespun yearning to taste one wild strawberry — winter closing in

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haiku

October maples blaze like campfires in the night of evergreen jack pines

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23 geese

23 geese form a ragged arrow shooting south across a smudgy sky cold nights spark red maple fires down the hill that ends at the shore wind turns the big lake over and over restless and gulping the face of … Continue reading

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To See Us Through

A cold wind shakes the leaf- fringed mountain ash beyond the garden bed where five hens scratch and peck newly bare soil stripped of plants after the first hard frost. Clouds flash over- head, linty scatterings, ghosts in haste in … Continue reading

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Frost Warning

There were too many plants to cover them all so we picked the tomatoes   and lined the window sills with traffic signals soon to change from green to yellow to red   except for the three cherry tomatoes under … Continue reading

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