~after Bird Behavior by Donald & Lillian Stokes
A rapid, rising bubbly song with a bounce. Distinguished by a “Bibble-bibble” at the end of each sequence. 1,194 more words
A STONE IN THE RIVER
Everything is a stone in a river:
your pain, your loss, your dread
of death. Every fire and storm
and plague. 101 more words
1 week, 6 days
Learning to draw
I notice that nothing
is what I think:
the cat an oval with fuzzy
edges, dog tail a beret
perched on her head. 43 more words
2 weeks, 5 days
I’ve known her since I was a kid;
she visited me from the beginning.
We sat under the table and she told me… 340 more words
3 weeks, 2 days
THE POET AND THE BEAR
~for Karin, because I couldn’t go to her reading,
having instead a commitment to go learn about bears.
She emerges from the cleft between stones. 55 more words
3 weeks, 6 days
RUNAGATES: On Translation
He is the God that …letteth the runagates continue in scarceness.
~Psalm 68:6, Coverdale’s translation
Runagate is a wonderful word.
Rebel is a mere ho-hum. 125 more words
MAYBE IT LOOKS LIKE THIS
( a little pantoum)
Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children,
you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. 130 more words