It’s the October Poetry Writing Month! Let’s see how many poems I can manage to write this month! (There was a little sarcasm in that line, but if you didn’t notice, don’t worry. 🙂 )
Living in Virginia, I try to keep my feeder up for the northern batch of hummers migrating to the Caribbean (lucky them) or wherever it is they winter. As tiny as they are, it’s amazing to realize that they don’t fly in a flock but make the migration entirely on their own, flying low during the day to see flowers or feeders and then resting overnight. Bon voyage until next year, my tiny feathered friends!
Written for dVerse
A Sascha Darlington photo Deep Generated.
Cicadas, katydids, crickets Continue reading
Written for dVerse
As I sit here, the sounds are three: Scout changing position and then sharply shaking; the steady hum of the air conditioner; and the cricket chorus you might ignore unless attuned to nature. Continue reading
This quadrille was written for dVerse where we are asked to ponder: “itch.”
Mosquito has been deep dream generated by Sascha Darlington
Summer’s finally here Continue reading
The only way to eat peanuts when it’s hot, hot, hot. 92ºF
The clouds lumber in and out
blocking the sun as if in doubt Continue reading
Thank you to Rochelle for Friday Fictioneers.
PHOTO PROMPT © Karen Rawson
The Continuity of Life
When I was a child, those narrow planks of wood, steps to the summer cabin, signified the ending of the day. Each evening I begged for more time. The irony doesn’t escape me now. Continue reading
This is for dVerse and ekphrastic poetry, but also for napowrimo, where I am making a small attempt at ketchuping. (Yes, my newly invented word 😉 .)
Please do check out Fay Collins’ art. The link is under the picture of these ethereal cosmos.
The Cosmos Is Blooming!
He guffaws when I say
“the cosmos are blooming” Continue reading