Doodads — walk out back 030522

Yesterday older son visited for some hours.  He’s been on vaca all week and so it was good he chose to spend some of it with his old hen mum.  We took a drive to the Amish Bulk Food store so I could show him the place I’m always talking about.  Then we had lunch…

dVerse — Poetics and earthweal’s OLW #105 — Our Tree Gods

image based on a dream I had a few years ago I dreamt there came a newly found religion instead of worship three, we worshipped tree instead of pushed conversion, gathered free and planted seeds, then danced under our cousins til shining green in leaves from sea to sea. To cut a tree would be…

dVerse — Quadrille Monday 2nd entry — Mother’s Gift

Mother’s birthday gift,a planted sapling you, the front yard ash, grewold with me. A weathered,tuckered man, limbs drooping, I was laid to restbeside you underyour open arms. Now we share rollingseasons in silent comfort,as fond companions do.   Ash tree image link Sarah is today’s host for dVerse’ Quadrille Monday.  Today’s word is “ash” and…

dVerse — Zejel Form — Kousa Christmas

Kousa Christmas in SeptemberMatte red gummies look like embersLess known Asian cherry member Dogwood dangles first green nuggetsPseudo acorn uncapped clustersPromised nuts for squirrel gulletsThen it goes on fruitian bender Squeeze them like a squishy marbleSuck their guts and taste the marvelof this precious juicy parcel But spit out pits at their center   Notes:♦While…

dVerse — MTB — Trimmed

The locust tree is thinner nowTo keep the tree, I made a vowto trim away from dwelling; thoughlooks scrawny, wow; looks scrawny, wow! Tall sister to the short fruit treesUmbrella-like, like dog sans fleas.A pest before each time it screeched;now rustley peeps; now rustley peeps. A bigger sky around the houseWhen I look up I…

#FF — Swarm

  PHOTO PROMPT © Sandra Crook It started when we cut the trees. Bigger animals, i.e. bears, deer, squirrels, snakes, bats, rabbits, birds, mice, and such up and left. We never noticed before how much trees’ leaves shaded us from Sol, who seems to burn hotter every year. Their cooling umbrella now gone, and because…