Category Archives: nature

October Settles In

We haven’t had a frost in this northern corner of Massachusetts, so some plants continue to flounder along, happy enough except for the lack of sun Tomatoes have stopped growing and even the kale sits waiting for the picking.  Only the … Continue reading

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Moss Brook mid-September​

Warm, cold, golden-green leaves and bright yellow goldenrod fill the field. Purple asters bloom near the roadside.  The last hurrah happens in the garden– plenty of kale and the squash is setting. In the background, I  hear Moss Brook run and splash, … Continue reading

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Blueberries at Glen Echo Lake

My Mum and I shared a love for blueberries, and my earliest memories are picking them along the road in front of our cottage for breakfast at Glen Echo Lake. I’d have a big bowl of berries with fresh cream … Continue reading

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Hopping on the Circle of Life

I was gone from home a few days, and when I returned I found abundant amounts of baby rabbit poop–very tiny pellets that suggest the very young cottontail rabbits are venturing close to the house, and I’m curious what draws them … Continue reading

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Creeping toward July

https://oklahomapaganquarterly.com/ Appreciation to Oklahoma Pagan Quarterly who feature my poem in this new summer issue of the magazine. I just received it the mail and it looks like good reading. In the past week I’ve passed female deer on the road about … Continue reading

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Thanks to the UCLA Writing Project for including my poem in their newest journal.

Out of Anonymity, the Journal of the UCLA Writing Project is available on Amazon. https://www.amazon.com/dp/1985308096/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1528078284&sr=1-3&keywords=Out+of+Anonymity+UCLA

Posted in December, emotional health, environment, nature, Poems

All About Permaculture

Sharing my work on The MOON! A thank you to publisher Leslee Goodman. Here’s the link to my poetry in this issue, devoted to permaculture: http://moonmagazine.org/elaine-reardon-earth-2018-03-03/

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March Full Moon and me

 Winter’s end is close.  There is enough snowcover that the field is illuminated under the full moon, almost bright enough to read by. There’s such beauty in the winter’s full moons, as well as her dark times. I value the … Continue reading

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December in the South

  St. Augustine Beach I’m usually in New England when December begins. This year it’s  snowed just enough for us to be sure we are winter-ready. However, I find that I’ve adjusted quickly to 65-80 degree days in Florida. I’ve … Continue reading

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