Midnight Snack


dawn light reveals
the wandering path
of a nocturnal browse

A Question Worth Asking


will they take our coats
and turn them into socks and sweaters
for themselves

We Catch Eyes


and understand
these woods hold
room enough for both of us

Deep Listening


tuned
to the sounds
of green things growing

Eventually


snow tiger-ed hill
eventually will
change her stripes to green

Goatee Devotee

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amber eyed Billy
wears his beard
down to his shins
to troll’s chagrin

One of a Scurry

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chin scratch
bare patch
April molt

The Mare

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Her spirit shone past her uncared for mane and coat.
She spoke with her eyes about dignity and hope.

Watchfulness


From the sanctuary of the woods animals watch
the metal bridge that carries man and his many parcels and purpose
to the other side and back again.