Archive for the ‘Garden’ Tag

To Hold the Sun   11 comments

 

Final flower
Petals wrapped tight to hold
The sun

 

Poppies/Olympia Train Station   12 comments

 

At the train station
Arrivals and departures
In the flower bed

 

Born of Mountain Clay   Leave a comment

 

Three Grandfathers

 
Eighty years of dust
and tears, old friends reaping their
garden of stories
 
 

Tranquil Observer   5 comments

This is our garden guardian, Stumpy, seated at the hub of the known universe, noting the Big Dipper’s clang as it changes its tilt, and watching for the wax and wane of sweet woodruff at his feet.  He has grown more cryptic with time, merging peacefully with lichen and leaf litter. His words are few, the usual mix of earth and sky.
 
 
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                                                                            Celebrate your deep-trailed
                                                                            heart, feather-lined lake
                                                                            star-dropped cares, caught lightly
 
                                                                            Sing your full-bucket
                                                                            song, off-beat rhyme
                                                                            spiraled ellipse, anchored sweetly