Diamond Drops

the only tool needed
for mining beauty
was observation

A Winter Radiance

here a rainbow rises
of colored branches
behold this halo of joy

Oak And Heuchera Juxtaposed

rain revealed
a still purple leaf
preserved by cold

This December’s Interval

rock, leaf, ice, snow
elements and artifacts

Light In The Leaves

shining like gold
glowing like embers
light is life

Berry Cacophony

bright and bursting
rambling scrambling her colors
across the landscape

In Community We Nestle Together

like kernels on the cob
our places distinguished
by proximity to each other

Bellicose Beauty

running wild
with the grapes
scheming bittersweet

The Old Dame’s Rock Wall

huddled together
against the cold
warm in company


a potent joy
in the brightness
of crabapples

The Same And Different

claiming self