Category Archives: forest

Nature Sounds

Do you ever sit outside with eyes closed and just listen. We feast so much with our eyes that we forget we can “see” with our ears as well. Here’s the poem from my listening feast. Nature Sounds Close my … Continue reading

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Restful Day

It was my favorite weather yesterday, cool, clouds with some relaxing sprinkles. Perfect to rest and recharge. Enjoy. Restful Day Listening to the rain tap on the saw-tooth oak leaves. Soft dapples of sound surround. The white sky so perfect, … Continue reading

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Forest Floor Awakens

The final poem of my Yoga, Meditation, Ayurveda retreat weekend sums up what I remembered to remember. What I know and relearned. Enjoy the poem! Forest Floor Awakens It is the time of Trout Lillie’sand Trillium.The forest floor awakensas I … Continue reading

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Basketful of Ramps

Early spring means wild onions, ramps, popping up in the woods. What to make with ramps? Sauces, pesto, salad dressing, salads, and ramp butter. They taste like garlic with a bit of sweet onion. Enjoy the poem and some ramps … Continue reading

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Hunting Holiday

Decided to post a hunting poem since hunting is such a big part of the Thanksgiving season in Wisconsin. Whether you’re hunting deer, bargains, or just snuggling in at home with good food, enjoy the poem and spend some time … Continue reading

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I Just Want to Listen to the Wind

This poem came after several hard days, long days at work. I just needed nature and no man-made stimulation. Luckily, the wind blew all night. Laying awake with that bit of moon light and the wind, was good medicine. Enjoy … Continue reading

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Retreat

Simplicity, quiet and unscheduled time in nature has become as important as vitamins. It is a healing quietude that calms the nerves and restores the spirit. Enjoy the poem and find such a place. Retreat That quiet placewhere you can … Continue reading

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Chimney Smoke

My friend Sophia on pilgrimage in India told me that smoke enhances meditation and cleans the aura. While I am not a traditional mediator, I have begun to pay more attention to the feel of wood smoke falling over me. … Continue reading

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Father’s Day on the Summer Solstice

Father’s day is very important to me as it is to all who are/were fortunate enough to have a good and loving Dad. I see so much of him in me. We have an understanding, a deeper knowing because of … Continue reading

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When You Like Your Own Company

If there are any good things about COVID-19,  it is more time to yourself. Not productive time but time to just be and enjoy your own energy affected only by the energy of nature. I wrote this poem sitting on … Continue reading

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