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Crow owns his hawthorn

his caw mists the morning air

lonely rugged moors


Hawthorn & Elderberry - Margaret Fitzpatrick

I chose the common hawthorn, Crataegus monogyna for my submission, as hawthorn was one of the first plants that I painted when I started on my botanical journey some 20 years ago.   489 more words

Plant Choices


Death in the Tree-Top

I watched a watcher this morning: a Sharp-shinned Hawk high in a tree just across the street from our garden bird feeders.  212 more words


Ancient Hawthorn

Do not disturb an ancient hawthorn,

Sweet branches nor the root,

Respect as like as mourn,

Tread gently with your boot.

Take extra special care, 22 more words


Peace Within Day 22

golden-beaked blackbird
hidden in the hawthorn hedge
a new song blossoms

Kim M. Russell, 2018

My response to Carpe Diem’s Winter Retreat 2018 Peace Within… 45 more words


When Oliver was "cured" of HCM

Oliver was diagnosed with heart disease stage Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy (HCM) in January 2016. At this time he had reoccurring bad fits of bronchitis due to water being pressed into his lungs by the high blood pressure following his enlarged heart. 623 more words


Good times ahead for the Hawks: Clarkson

This is an article I wrote in order to apply for an AFL Media internship in January 2018.

Alastair Clarkson says the future of Hawthorn is bright following an impressive second half of the season, despite missing the finals for the first time since 2009. 379 more words