Category Archives: Nature

“Justice is what love sounds like when it speaks in public.”

We just finished binging on True Detective, season one, with Matthew McConaughey and Woody Harrelson.  The story line is flawed, but the character development, acting and directing is superb.  McConaughey’s character, Rustin Cohle is an existential nihilist.  It fascinated me, not … Continue reading

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Waiting

However, I began thinking of the fires in California and all the displaced people and animals.  I used to go to Paradise (not Pleasure) as a child visiting my grandmother on her ranch outside of Marysville.  Nana had a friend … Continue reading

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dVerse ~ Poets Pub

I’ve found a virtual poets’ pub where every barkeeper and patron – even the solitaries, come to meet and mingle with other lovers of the craft.  The dedicated staff takes turn posting a series of prompts several times a week … Continue reading

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Georgic: NaPoWriMo – Day 22

I spent the weekend at Round Top Poetry Festival immersed in poetry in person without spending a second on-line. My introduction to Round Top was a conversation overheard in a restaurant.  I interrupted my neighbor’s lunch and demanded more info.  … Continue reading

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Sitting on the Hag Seat: A Knot of Celtic Poetry

This Imbolc Day I honor Brigit, Gaelic goddess and saint, releasing into Her hands my gift to Ireland: (Click on cover to order) Sitting on the Hag Seat was inspired by a pilgrimage I made to Ireland in 2015.  The … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo: A Kenning

Blue Bonnet   Spring harbinger Paintbrush partner Concrete’s victim Nature’s dictum Texas treasure  Ladybird’s pleasure Sky reflector Folk connector Bee beacon Nature’s deacon Cows distaste Goats haste A Kenning is a two word phrase describing an object often using a … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo Post 22 Pastoral Poem

Outside My Window ~ Texas skies make grand canvases for Gaia. She stirs the clouds into tornadoes, rumbles warnings, lights her work with strobes no angst defined avant-garde artist will ever best. Gotterdammerung defines her work on days like these- … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo #12 Uncaged Birds

Lookee here! Caught up! At least, I will be if I manage today’s assignment, which I haven’t even looked at yet. Yesterday’s was so so hard- maybe this will be another chance to catch breath. Getting behind is a bummer, … Continue reading

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