Thursday, January 18, 2018

January 18: New Moon

Slender new moon.
Deer stretching their necks to feed
on cedar boughs. 

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

January 17: Red on white

Cardinal in a snowstorm.
Finding hope 
in the smallest things.

January 16: Crows

It’s not by accident
that three crows gather
in a tree over my head. 

Monday, January 15, 2018

January 15: Evergreen

Rhododendron leaves
tight green fists clenched
against the cold

Sunday, January 14, 2018

January 14: Ebb

Late afternoon, ebb tide.
Silhouettes of feeding ducks
drift out of sight.

Saturday, January 13, 2018

January 13: MLK, Jr. Weekend

Holiday weekend.
Voices of river and rain
blending in the dark.

Friday, January 12, 2018

January 12: Meltwater

January thaw—
sounds of running water
even our thoughts fluid