Tag Archives: clouds

Scarecrow and the Weather Vane

The day light bleaches the ocher of stones to ghost faces, white and mineral rich like bones, like chalk or dust, like ancient pounded salt. The stalks grow weak and lean ever closer to their roots, soon to be joined … Continue reading

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You Understand?

Stormy, they always say I’m stormy. When the clouds mount in their slate colored suits and blot out the Sun I know the Moon will chase me and I giggle like a mischievous child. I am alive. I will live, … Continue reading

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Where Love Greets Sorrow

They fly in with their wings spread wide and Joy brings them safely down to the rich brown earth, the turning twisting falling leaves, a glorious carpet for their feet. When the clouds gather turn grey from white, shed tears … Continue reading

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It’s Not Time

These cumulus clouds look like rungs on a ladder I wish I could climb effortlessly, higher and higher until  my shadow is only an echo of a whisper on the ground. If I close my eyes I can pretend they … Continue reading

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The Absence Of Nectar

When the storm clouds roll in, whip the sea into a frenzy I will know it from my perch up on the mountain. The hummingbird is tossed by currents smaller than the wingspan of solitude, slower than the heartbeat of … Continue reading

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