Keeping Company


the garden shed
and branch bench
share the wait for spring

The Old Dame’s Rock Wall


huddled together
against the cold
warm in company

Nature’s Company


just the queen
and me
enough of everything

Distant Company


just beyond
the line of pines
dear neighbors

Garden Bench


in the company
of dahlias
beauty rests

Practice


mediation
on lavender and grey
fern’s delicate display

With

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the better shelter
from the storm
is found with others

Early Company

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infinity of blue
venus and the moon
visit before night

Purple Departure

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offering colors to accompany us
through the long night
the day blooms at dusk

The Good Company of Trees

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changes are weathered
amidst constant beauties
in the good company of trees

Unexpected Company

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uninvited
the sparrow arrives
at the wood duck’s door