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Saturday, 27 April 2013

walking our earth


photo by Chris Harris

our earth-
to walk its highest ridges
gazing at flowers

Tuesday, 23 April 2013

seattle sunrise


seattle sunrise sounds of gulls

star breath


Hubble Space Telescope- Boomerang Nebula; in the constellation of Centaurus, 5000 light-years from Earth.


star breath the sandglass’s endless trickle

Friday, 19 April 2013

the first butterfly


Hubble- Butterfly emerges from stellar demise in planetary nebula NGC 6302

the dark from me to the first butterfly


a million unseen stars


april 19 darkness
a million unseen stars 

Tuesday, 16 April 2013

"Undeniable Pressure of Existence"


Poem: "The Undeniable Pressure of Existence" by Patricia Fargnoli, from Duties of the Spirit. © Tupelo Press. 

The Undeniable Pressure of Existence

I saw the fox running by the side of the road
past the turned-away brick faces of the condominiums
past the Citco gas station with its line of cars and trucks
and he ran, limping, gaunt, matted dull haired
past Jim's Pizza, past the Wash-O-Mat,
past the Thai Garden, his sides heaving like bellows
and he kept running to where the interstate
crossed the state road and he reached it and he ran on
under the underpass and beyond it past the perfect
rows of split-levels, their identical driveways
their brookless and forestless yards,
and from my moving car, I watched him,
helpless to do anything to help him, certain he was beyond
any aid, any desire to save him, and he ran loping on,
far out of his element, sick, panting, starving,
his eyes fixed on some point ahead of him,
some possible salvation
in all this hopelessness, that only he could see.

moon flower


moon flower when it is i am

Friday, 12 April 2013

Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Tuesday, 9 April 2013

seattle sunrise


seattle
spring morning-
sunrise over the sound






buzzzzeee


buzzzzeee                                     
                  buzzzzeee
                                    buzzzzeee

roar of freeway traffic


red-tailed hawk
riding cascade plume billows-
roar of freeway traffic

Monday, 8 April 2013

Dust of Snow by Robert Frost


Dust of Snow’ by Robert Frost

The way a crow
Shook down on me
The dust of snow
From a hemlock tree
Has given my heart
A change of mood
And saved some part
Of a day I had rued.”

store tomato


store tomato- 
after beauty 
elixir de cardboard

hot soup



her lips craving the heat of deep red