Tag Archives: sky

Into the sky

The sky was too much for him, too high, too bright, too clear, too blue. He was drawn to the irresistible marbled pattern of cloud and its absence, and it filled him with emptiness, a vertigo of all the senses. … Continue reading

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Haibun: April 2, 2016

River of Sky Snow and bitter wind, a tough day for new arrivals like cranes and robins. The wind is blasting in from Canada across Lake Superior, which is cold and black as death. When Arctic cold rushes in, where … Continue reading

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haiku: praise clouds

bike wheels are spinning spoke prayers into the sky whipping up praise clouds

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Seney Swamp

Hard light cracked open the sky and scattered little eggshell clouds like the little gods of little sinners. Love wades hip-deep in dark waters naked as an eight-point buck scratching its way through the cedars.

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The Laramie Sky

is the purest blue etched with vapor-trail doodles so close to heaven

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Summer Twilight

The clouds swim the skystream, purplebellied, whitefinned. We are pale creatures beside crows and ravens, naked among mosquitoes and truthseekers. I cover you in flowers, brush the tangles from your golden hair. We while away the hours as honeybees buzz us … Continue reading

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Snapshots

Dirt path bent ’round alders standing in water under a wintery sky. Border collie and rusty wagon wheel. Pale green lichen on thin steel subsumed in aspens. Bare limbs in a lonely tangle scratch at the clouds. Two trees stand apart … Continue reading

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