Tag Archives: rain

Soothing rain

Soothing rain Steady tap Slow waggling trees All is green and slick, drinking. Gardens stirring. Motion of water tricking through eaves troughs. Country streams filling lakes, fattening fish. Surfaces dappled with rain drops. Rain drops on a string, a trajectory … Continue reading

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Dreary Day

Dreary day I love a dreary day, the muted trees sketched in charcoal against the blank canvas sky Nearer our window than those hoppy blue skies. Today‚Äôs sky is soft, watered-down white, shrink wrapped around our country house like a … Continue reading

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Night lightning

Night lightning The lightning had to tap three times to crack the sky. It whipped again lighting the windows like a popping light bulb. Then the rain made a push, bearing down on the house tossing a bucket of water. … Continue reading

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Heat and humidity

Heat and humidity Heat and humidity go together nicely with the flies like flying raisins in the oatmeal thick air, the thick rotting apple-sweet air like an all-day facial and exercise for the veins as they rise to the skin … Continue reading

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Easter Feast

Easter feast Spring spread a table of delights at my feet on Easter morn. The flittings of amorous song birds, downy catkins seasoning the dark branches of pussywillows, and the smart rappings of a downy woodpecker. My ears filled with … Continue reading

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Peeling the spoiling fruit

Writing poetry is a way to answer the questions you have of yourself. This poem started as a wondering why i was feeling closed and distant and irritated. The process of writing the poem was a noodling out of the … Continue reading

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Michigan green

I had the fortune to take a work trip to rural Michigan and back this week. What a beautiful drive with some beautiful real rain. Here is the poetic tribute to the thick green forest during this adventure… Michigan green … Continue reading

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