Category Archives: winter

Full Moon Last Snow

Full Moon Last Snow Spring ducks with the mallards on the thawing pond. The lion of March softly pads in. Snow dust shaken from the glowing moon, wise Grandmother moon whom we ask for intuition and courage to leap. The … Continue reading

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Snow Lace

It may be a myth that Inuit, who live in the snowy north, have many words for snow, but it is understandable why the myth persists. Snow is dynamic and beautiful in its many forms. This year is the first … Continue reading

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A Good Ol’ Moon Soak

We had clear sky for the full moon last night. Moon crept around the house until directly shining in the window where I sleep. It is incredible how bright and big moonlight can be. The Christmas poem “The Night Before … Continue reading

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Mountain Spirit

A delightful ski weekend in Oregon with my family. Mt. Bachelor is the hill I have skied the most. It’s moods and runs were so familiar. Mountains teach me something every time have the audacity to play on these fickle, … Continue reading

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Frost Clean Hope

For every minute of the new year three days in, we have been immersed in a beautiful frost fog, every surface bejeweled with hoarfrost. I thought this poem was going to be about natures glory and it ended up exploring … Continue reading

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Silence

I have come to love silence having a job that entails constant stimulation. Silence is soothing, it is hygge. Find some silence for yourself. Silence Silence is an art possibly the first art possibly a rare art. Silences is not … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe, Dull Day

This is my favorite of the three poems I wrote in Lake Tahoe. Often, the best times are the quiet times. Relish those times my dears. Enjoy the poem. Lake Tahoe Dull Day My pencil is getting dull I’ve turned … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe, Commercialized

There is fun in the consumer options near a beautiful place like Lake Tahoe. I enjoyed the spa, art galleries and a nice dinner out (and skiing). Still the commercialism of a natural place struck me in this poem. Lake … Continue reading

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Lake Tahoe, No Ski Day

I haven’t made enough time and energy for writing lately. Sometimes it takes time away at a beautiful nature spot to remember how important writing is to the psyche. Three poems flowed out of me during a morning to myself … Continue reading

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Winter Walk with My Senses

The best part of winter is  getting out in it. Here is a poem from my morning snowshoe walk. Enjoy! Winter Walk with My Senses I waited too long to catch the frost the day had warmed and the trees … Continue reading

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