Category Archives: birds

Take Off

Occasionally I dream that I’m flying, like Icarus who was so sure he could reach the sun. I don’t go that far, but my dream takes me high and then … lets me down … Is this your experience? TAKE … Continue reading

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Company

Sometimes I sit in the garden and do nothing but listen to whoever is around, wonder at their busyness, contemplate infinity or the spinning of a spider. Enough for a quiet afternoon …   RUMOURS                                               a party of blue jays … Continue reading

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From the Beach

We go for picnics on the beach quite regularly in the summer, love the slap of waves, the lift and dive of gulls, the distant quiet of boats sailing in the bay … FROM THE BEACH this is ocean, these … Continue reading

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3 Grass Haiku

Sun and wind have begun to dry wild grasses along the hedgerows and roadsides, in the woods. Hay has been cut, baled, and stored; a second, or even a third, cut is possible … dry grass bends under the wind … Continue reading

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Foliage

Birthstones for June are pearl, alexandrite, and moonstone; the birth flowers are rose and honeysuckle (we have both in our garden). And the leaves this month are every shade of green, lush, gorgeous, shady, and welcoming. They draw us in … Continue reading

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Contrasts

One particular route I walk yields plenty of stuff for recycling. I carry a bag with me, and end up feeling both virtuous and rich! The money earned goes to support an orphanage in the Honduras … A CONTRASTS tramping … Continue reading

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Frost Haiku

The nights are getting chilly. The furnace has been on for a couple of weeks and we’re putting winter blankets on the bed. In other words, it’s beginning to look a lot like winter … A hoarfrost on the swings … Continue reading

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