#FF — read the fine print

The fog has rolled in. Forever summer has ended. I watch sunset through calcified memories captured in a warped globe of fragility. “Martha!” I am shaken from reverie. There is an urgency to Fred’s voice that makes me hurry my slipper-padded steps to the back bedroom. Fred has fallen. There’s visible swelling on his forehead…

dVerse — Prosery Monday — killing me softly

Ushuaia Beach Hotel in Ibiza, Spain Through the deep caves of thought I hear a voice that sings:— –by Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr., from The Chambered Nautilus I’d promised to take myself on a February vacation; one that would get me away before winter end’s grey desperation set in. Unfulfilled for a decade, I’m now…

TSM 223 and earthweal’s OLW 131 — Zephyr’s Wedding

charged coastal zephyr spirit perch on sun-warmed planks betrothed to winged, waved, vapored kin bride’s gossamer sails unfurled orchestrated by elementals convened in summer’s idyll her lithe form receptive charged coastal zephyr spirit sheer, pearlescent suncatchers ethereal landers alight her with light and perfect grace to perch on sun-warmed planks cosmic consensus concludes she is…

Tribal Defendants/Intervenors Brief in Haaland v. Brackeen — Turtle Talk

REMEMBER THIS CASE ABOUT ICWA? HERE IS THE LATEST ON IT Merits brief on behalf of the intervening tribes–Cherokee Nation, Oneida Nation, Quinault Indian Nation, Morongo Band of Mission Indians, Navajo Nation–in the Haaland v. Brackeen Supreme Court case. IntervenorTribeBrief Pace yourself–she’s a long one. Tribal Defendants/Intervenors Brief in Haaland v. Brackeen — Turtle Talk

haiku 081122

summer snow mountains shy moon’s silver cloud trick cool breeze blushes cheek A couple of nights ago it was cloudy and the moon shone so bright.  My eyes were playing tricks on me.