Saturday, March 17, 2018

March 17: Madera Canyon

canyon meditation
following morning sunlight
down the slopes

Friday, March 16, 2018

March 16: Box Canyon

winding canyon road
we pull over
to let three cows pass

March 15: Cottonwoods

wisdom from old cottonwoods:
send roots deep in dry times,
practice self-pruning

Thursday, March 15, 2018

March 14: Grasslands sunrise

greeting the sunrise
with a much louder welcome
soaring raven

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

March 13: Saguaro NP

cactus forest
following songs of sparrows
losing myself

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

March 12: Sabino Canyon

in the canyon
listening for owls
after dinner

Monday, March 12, 2018

March 11: Vermillion

walk with a friend
vermillion flycatcher
flashing in the mesquite 

Saturday, March 10, 2018

March 10: Lunch in Tucson

tacos al fresco
in bloom over our table
big fat red rose

March 9: Travel

air  time  travel
regaining two hours of my life
when I step off the plane

Thursday, March 8, 2018

March 8: Snowdrop

under all that fresh snow
first tendrils of snowdrops
that had just appeared

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

March 7: Winter travel

change of plans
single crow on a bare branch
under falling snow

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

March 6: Weather

change of weather
the look on his face
when I get home

Monday, March 5, 2018

March 5: March is the cruelest month

not really spring
binge-eating Girl Scout cookies
with low-fat milk

Sunday, March 4, 2018

March 4: Classics

who are our gods now
cold night alone
re-reading the Odyssey

Saturday, March 3, 2018

March 3: Storm surge

storm surge
everyone posting photos
of things underwater

Friday, March 2, 2018

March 2: Worm Moon

happy hour
watching from the bar
as the full moon rises

Thursday, March 1, 2018

March 1: At the gym

he counts the laps 
til he’s walked a mile