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Cape Cod, United States
__I see with young eyes, an old mirror. Here, I hope to offer... as I see.

Monday, May 31, 2010

Twice a day I check the nest; she senses I am of no harm.

I watch her nested young
this trust

Monday, May 24, 2010

__Those that know a little of me, know how enamored I am, by those things left behind; found in my imagination are the stains of the sweat and blood that graced the toil of these people... unknown. __Stonewalls, abandoned foundations, crumbled barns... all, monuments to their builders. _m

these lines of once...
a dove coos

Tuesday, May 18, 2010

This, as seen in Ambrosia Edition 2.

blue jays clamor
in this noonday sun
the brook's echo

Sunday, May 16, 2010

__An abrupt stop, and flashers; the driver, my wife quick to the rescue, carried the turtle across the road to its destination... the pond.

this turtle
plants its yearly seeds
a walk back

Thursday, May 13, 2010

__From Milton's Masque 'Comus,' circa 1634, a few of the early lines that seem to fit today's life__ as I had read them:

"Above the smoke and stir of this dim spot
-Which men call Earth, and, with low-thoughted care,
-Confined and pestered in this pinfold here,
-Strive to keep up a frail and feverish being,
-Unmindful of the crown that Virtue gives,"

virtue sought
we frail beings...
a breath

Sunday, May 9, 2010

__Home from our pond; this from last night as we sat on the dark deck... and watched the spider's work.

light this darkness
a spider

Monday, May 3, 2010

__I saw, a few days back, this photo-haiku at Devica's blog: "Deserted," was the name of her post.
__It's strange that a link there... had taken me back to the Connecticut town where I had been raised, and a school through which I had passed.

long pathway
follow these slippery stairs
careful steps