Category Archives: nature

A Sky Full of Crows

Had a rough night.  My woes and the woes of the world seemed to be in bed with me. When I woke up, the weather was cool and sunny so I decided to take a long walk.  Walk off the … Continue reading

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Wind

It’s a windy, cloudy day. I love wind. I was just out in the front yard, under my big camphor tree, sitting back in my Adirondack chair looking up at the tops of skinny old oaks that swayed back and … Continue reading

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Quiet

It’s 9:30 at night, still and dark and hushed. No sound at all but twinkling crickets and the hum of my fridge. And now a plane, small and rasping on its way somewhere, then once again the nothing. What are … Continue reading

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Cirrus Clouds

Boy, yesterday was brutal. Was doing so well with my break-up, then BOOM. Cried out a ton of memories. It was a zombie day. Good for nuthin’ but tears. In better shape today. Took myself to the community pool this … Continue reading

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The Oak Leaf

I was about to open my fridge yesterday– the door’s like a big bulletin board– cute magnets, family pics, pizza phone numbers. Covered with stuff I rarely take the time to look at. All of a sudden I saw a … Continue reading

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Irma

Gearing up for the storm. Lots of big trees around here and this lady’s packing a wallop. Tried to think of everything. Jugs of water, stuff to eat, batteries, lanterns, candles, backpack packed, shelters googled, everything out of the yard, … Continue reading

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My Sister’s Poem

I touched the moon; it was soft and dusty. I knew it would be. Susan Cowart Norbut 1992

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