Sunday, June 17, 2018

June 17: Nesting

nesting season
both catbirds
scolding the cat

Saturday, June 16, 2018

June 16: Farmer’s Market

farmer’s market
she praises
last night’s crescent moon

Friday, June 15, 2018

June 15: June roses

almost Midsummer
mooning over roses
at the plant nursery

Thursday, June 14, 2018

June 14: Candlelight

candlelit dinner
the doe’s eyes shining
in the headlights

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

June 13: Something in the air

chorus of wind chimes
weight of the rain 
that will fall tonight

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

June 12: Gift

morning coffee
the wind has strewn 
heart-shaped petals

Monday, June 11, 2018

June 11: Nesting

catbirds nest-making
in the sunny old garden
everything’s ok

Sunday, June 10, 2018

June 10: House Finch

what am I
compared to this finch
her perfect grey bill

Saturday, June 9, 2018

June 9: Saturday night

Saturday night 
watching together 
the slow fade to dark

Friday, June 8, 2018

June 8: Clematis

purple clematis
finally tall enough
to train the vines

Thursday, June 7, 2018

June 7: Chill

climate change
unseasonably cold night
in an empty bed

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

June 6: Poppies

overcast afternoon
the urge to pick
my neighbor’s orange poppies

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

June 5: Phoebe

phoebe’s regular perch
on our lawn chair

Monday, June 4, 2018

June 4: Farmstand

farmstand sign:
fiddleheads, tick repellent
early strawberries

Sunday, June 3, 2018

June 3: Weeding

weeding the garden
which flowers live
and which die

Saturday, June 2, 2018

June 2: Catbird seat

freedom of choice
sitting on the porch
to listen to the catbird

Friday, June 1, 2018

June 1: Double feature

that time again
purple irises
along the old white shed

that time again
I’d forgotten 
there were all these flowers