#151-175 : May 23, 2005-Present


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Thursday, June 16, 2005


Once a year the town
comes together at town hall
to talk about it

Wednesday, June 15, 2005

[Magdalen Marshes]

Bloom in the dooryard
conjures up a wilder place
in a distant time

Tuesday, June 14, 2005

[Morning Clarity]

Rainfall in the night
blows away the muggy heat
energy crackles

Monday, June 13. 2005

[Shag Snag]

A dead tree full of
double crested cormorants
haunts the river bank

Sunday, June 12, 2005

[There's Another]

Sturgeon are leaping
shooting up like polaris
out of the water

Saturday, June 11, 2005

[Lost and Found]

That kind of a day
when sunglasses go missing
until haste gets lost

Friday, June 10, 2005

[Rigging Up]

The masts have been stepped
pointing fingers at the sky
gesturing for wind

Thursday, June 9, 2005

[French Lilacs]

Through morning windows
the heavy fragrance stirs dreams
of those who have gone

Wednesday, June 8, 2005

[Whistling for Wind]

The wind's come southwest
the hull begins to burble
we slide between planes

Tuesday, June 7, 2005

[Cargo Culture]

The highway fills up
with roaming rusticators
natives sell trinket

Monday, June 6, 2005

[Good Timing]

First brood of swallows
now swooping over the bay
gorging on the bugs

Sunday, June 5, 2005

[Anima Mundi]

Suddenly so lush
the intensity of green
vibrates the very air

Saturday, June 4, 2005

[Over Exposed]

Iconic poses
captured by the artist's eye
may end up as kitsch

Friday, June 3, 2005


It doesn't take long
from fiddleheads to the ferns
with their musky smell

Thursday, June 2, 2005

[Summer Residents]

Reported sightings
ruby throated hummingbirds
sipping on nectar

Wednesday, June 1, 2005

[Male Display]

Big old tom turkey
is fanning his tail feathers
gobbling the call

Tuesday, May 31, 2005

[Barrens in Bloom]

On the blueberry land
honey boxes are filling
the air is buzzing

Memorial Day
Monday, May 30, 2005

[Bold Display]

Patriots would wince
how a land of risktakers
turned out so timid

Sunday, May 29, 2005


When the sun breaks through
everyone acts a bit crazy
trees burst into bloom

Saturday, May 28, 2005

[Vernal Journey]

Frog crosses the road
headlights on a lurching leap
into the wet woods

Friday, May 26, 2005

[Sky Music]

The rain spirit sings
all the clouds gather around
to have a good cry

Thursday, May 26, 2005

[Sphagnum Sensibility]

Flourishing mosses
embrace the insistant rain
and wave their banners

Wednesday, May 25, 2005

[Weather Sign]

Alongside the road
rude gestures at passersby
tell all about it


[SnapBack from Ritsuko & Peter McFarland]


[SnapBack from Ritsuko & Peter McFarland]

Tuesday, May 24, 2005


In the coldest
corner of a drowned gully
fiddleheads rise up

Monday, May 23, 2005

[Salmon Ladders]

The iridescence
that dazzles in the darkness
leaps up at the falls