Tag: poems about nature

Deer in the Dusk of the River Fire

Infused, the light of dusk with rose colored skies, Particulates floating like petals while a funeral cries goodbye To ashes to ashes the world came down and the orange tipped night Fell upon us all. Wincing back tears unable to stop the burning The morning comes without a hint of blue, blurred lines between edges

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What’s the matter now? (And a poem: The Family Tree)

I’ve been unwell this week – my cancer continues bouncing around my body. It wreaks havoc amongst the cells: everywhere and sometimes nowhere. The term no evidence of active disease and no evidence of disease simply means there aren’t yet sensitive enough tools at the radiology and oncology and laboratory units to locate it. But

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Common Birds

There are no common birds. Each wing, every song, so singular and distinct. From my distant grounded sight In perfect view of every one Watching for colors or shadows as the cat wraps his tawny coat around my painful knees, he sees breakfast landing amongst the fullness of green summer trees. He lays his liquid

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