Tuesday, September 27, 2016

September 27: Disturbed soil

Island cemetery--
gentians bloom on paths worn
between the headstones.

Monday, September 26, 2016

September 26: Harvest of memories

Middle of the road
split-open husk, horse chestnut
for childhood's pockets.

Sunday, September 25, 2016

September 25: Sleeping on an island

Under the Milky Way
I walk slowly home
happy and unafraid.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

September 24: Island sunrise

Spruce tops become torches
lit by rising sun,
nuthatches the alarm.

Friday, September 23, 2016

September 23: Monhegan ferry

Waving goodbye to him,
ocean a rumpled blanket
on our marriage bed.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

September 22: Burnt Head

Above sea swirl
gulls pause head under wing
oblivious to chaos.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

September 21: Blue

Shallow pond: Blue Jay bathing
near a branch full of
small blue damselflies.