#201-226 : July 19, 2005- August 13, 2005


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Saturday, August 13, 2005

[August Flowers]

The black-eyed susans
stand up on their gawky stalks
staring at summer

Friday, August 12, 2005

[Baa Baa Blackie]

He made dancing dogs
elephants and Bunyans
makes me feel sheepish

The Ant Christ

[SnapBack from Carmel Rubin]

Thursday, August 11, 2005


An old gaff-rigged scow
sails through a fiberglass world
without any wake

Wednesday, August 10, 2005

[Cellophane Wings]

Dragonflies hover
then dart across the water
mirrored on stillness

Tuesday, August 9, 2005

[Sailor's Song]

Between wind and tide
we slide across the water
in tune with the world

Monday, August 8, 2005


Water on paper
with just a tinge of pigment
laid to capture light

Sunday, August 7, 2005

[Popham to Merrymeeting]

In August the terns
fly upriver from their nests
to feed on bay fry

Saturday, August 6, 2005

[Hearing Aid]

Messages in air
whisper our imaginings
when we stop to listen

Friday, August 5, 2005

[Cone Flower Kings]

Gossamer migrants
flittering about the field
to close the circle

Thursday, August 4, 2005

[Richmond Bridge]

Traffic has to wait
as the swing span opens wide
a pause in the haste

Wednesday, August 3, 2005


Soft patter of wings
beating at the window pane
seeking the light

Moth Seeks The Light
[Local Myths]

Tuesday, August 2, 2005

[On the Beach]

Dozing in the sun
distant mewling of seagulls
soft brush of a breeze

Monday, August 1, 2005


The games of summer
produce leisured tableaux
with mallets and balls

Sunday, July 31, 2005

[Pan in the Deep]

In the deeps of dream
leviathan sings to us
and we know the tune

Saturday, July 30, 2005


Where the rivers meet
their waters swirl together
setting us in spin

Friday, July 29, 2005

[Cosmic Yo-Yo]

Round and round it goes
even at the summer's height
the tide ebbs and flows

Thursday, July 28, 2005

[Two Minus Two]

When the local store
stops providing us service
we will shop elsewhere

Wednesday, July 27, 2005

[Odds and Ends]

Gathering fragments
maple and mahogany
looking for patterns

Tuesday, July 26, 2005

[Cave Lignen]

When the trees come out
striding beside the river
woodworkers beware

Monday, July 25, 2005

[Spun Yarn]

Two good old boys are
leaning on a red pickup
trading their tall tales

Sunday, July 24, 2005

[Dancing Memory]

Down in the front row
where you hear the dancers grunt
Carlo sits entranced

Saturday, July 23, 2005

[Thunder Dancers]

Western sky purples
and the air smells of ozone
snap crackle and crash

Friday, July 22, 2005

[Eyes Unsquint]

Running upriver
into the Sasanoa
as the daylight fades

Thursday, July 21, 2005

[Tide Ride]

Headed downriver
looking to escape the heat
that boils my brain

Wednesday, July 20, 2005

[Iron Works]

The great cranes of Bath
rotate slowly in the fog
shift horns blow through town

Tuesday, July 19, 2005

[Timothy Bends]

Moving passages
wind across the meadow grass
swiftly come and gone