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Archive for February, 2009

New Mulberry Leaf

2-27-09-mulberry-leaves

Green-gold leaves unfold in the sun

Heart shaped and delicate still

Soon they’ll shade sweet mulberries

And give the greedy birds a thrill.

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Ready to Fly

2-26-09-dandelion-puff

The dandelion is not welcome here,

Here in the lawn where grass is king,

The outcast weed has its revenge

When the aerial seeds start traveling.

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Lying in Wait

2-25-09-spider-in-daffodil

Yellow spider in a yellow cup

Watching the world go by

Spinning a lacy little spider web

To snare an unsuspecting fly.

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Blue

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White clouds in a pale blue sky;

Deep blue stream goes flowing by;

The rippling lake is blue of hue;

But this pansy is the bluest blue.

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Lingering Farewell

2-23-09-sunset

Layer upon layer

The sun paints her sky;

Choosing her finest shades

To bid us all goodbye.

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The Privilege of Age

2-22-09-westminster-tree

Age is loathed and dreaded by some

But it has its rewards, for sure.

Don’t fear the day when wrinkles come;

Scars can have their own allure.

Let the young folk run around

While you stand still and hug the ground.

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Tangle

2-21-09-branch-on-grass

A tangled branch in a tangled tree

Fell to earth in a windstorm’s spree.

Tangled still, it lies alone

Beautiful, but dead as stone.

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