Tag Archives: poems about nature

Spring The frog’s song swells in puddlemelt. Listen! Earth is drinking. Birds stir and the world begins building its promise. All is not done yet.

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Moonflowers – a short poem. All the photographs used to illustrate my poems are my own. The photos were not my inspiration, but I chose them from pictures I’ve taken over the years because they illustate the image or sentiment expressed.

Moonflowers Pale and purple hearts twine together under the moon like faint hopes firmly rooted. Tentative tendrils of shy passion weave a vital tune. The quiet deep song seeps slowly from their hearts and kisses the ghostly bloom.

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Ocean Home, a poem inspired by a stay on the Outer Banks of North Carolina

Ocean Home The erratic motion of the waves in the ocean creates an hypnotic urge; a shadowed remembrance of things primeval in the sound of the thunder of the ebb and the surge. I’m a stone. What a notion! I … Continue reading

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A poem – inspired by nature, remembered and refound thanks to Robert Hartley’s inspired poetry in his book “Mossbackdragon”

Robert’s personal saga, which hi-lights his creative process in writing poetry, reminded me that I once wrote poems of my own, in a period of my life when I had time to meditate regularly (I seem to need time … … Continue reading

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