Monthly Archives: January 2018

Tracking, Reading the Landscape

I was walking to my car when I noticed these tracks, somewhat fresher than the squirrel tracks that ran in the same direction . The fox circled a tree trying to find a meal before running across the lawn back into … Continue reading

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Good News from Galway

I’ve got some poetry in the inaugural issue of AutoPilot, out of the old country, Ireland.  A thanks to Brian Bingham… Find it on stateside.

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Mid January

January   January Unrelenting cold pushes through each crack housebound between the woodpile and couch I aim the space heater to the back of the cabinet so it warms the pipes on the outside wall I cut my compost into … Continue reading

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Angels & silent questions
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Weathered,  Old and Newer, from Glencolumkille, Donegal.     In response to word press photo challenge: weathered.

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Little Christmas

  Little Christmas is what my father called this day, January 6th. For my mother, it was Christmas proper, and so we acknowledged Christmas twice. As I remember those long ago times spent with people long past, I relish my … Continue reading

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New Year

Coming Time   When December is done before New Year’s wheel has turned I’ll welcome the old ones and set a plate for them at the table.   I mean to rest and begin anew. I will listen closely to … Continue reading

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