Author Archives: elainereardon

About elainereardon

Poet, writer, gardener, herbalist, beginner artist- pottery, painting—communing with Spirits of the Forest and Field, bumping into magic, peeking around new corners.

Narcissim

This is today’s word, worth thinking of. I see a woodpecker, bright red head, feathers flies past my groggy field of vision as I sip morning coffee.  That bird thinks of himself and an empty belly as he cracks open … Continue reading

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liquid

Ocean water and sun do the two step. <a href=”https://dailypost.wordpress.com/photo-challenges/liquid/”>Liquid</a&gt;  

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Love’s Boundaries

  Love’s Boundaries When the pipeline intended to carry fracked gas first made an appearance in the local newspaper, I was surprised. I hadn’t heard anything of it, yet our neighboring town’s select board was meeting, and they weren’t happy. … Continue reading

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Blossoms Sniff Out May

Unusual things can happen on May first. May first  has a bit of magic. When I was in early elementary school, we’d save our small boxes and decorate them with crepe paper, make some sort of handles, and fill them with treats. … Continue reading

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Mid April fills Vernal Pools

  Vernal Pool From ice melt to mayflies to frogs splashing and whirligig beetles that dance circles foxglove stands sentry you shine in dappled light call life to you call fireflies in the dusk midwife spring into summer. dried fern … Continue reading

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April Fools

April fools Continue reading

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new poem published today

March Madness: more than basketball, is published on NatureWriting.com. Thanks, Ron Harton!

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