Spring Squares Off With The Summer Sun


spring bulbs
duel the sun
high noon in the garden

Hues and Shades


morning light
the sky is painted
in clouds and white

Humming Summer’s Tune


sound signals
a brief
appearance

Exuberance of Sun and Bloom


formal garden
confines created
to illuminate abundance

Stitched

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snow threads
through thistle needles
quilting winter

Bittersweet

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in iced sunlight
brightness sweetens
the bitter cold

Tentative

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first snow
a little shy
to be dropping by

Barely There

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colors
soon a memory
landscape’s bones laid bare

Portrayal

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designed by time
colors and lines
fallen fall

Four Fields

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the spirit farmer’s
ephemeral harvest
is autumn light

Shadow Bloom

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backdrop of self
the play of light and shadow
a double bloom

Birch Brush

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summer drawn
with wind and water
moving while still

Efforts of Ice

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sedulous winter
tries again and again
to make the cold hold

Collection

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gathered
sunlight and stripes
abundance of gourds

Crisp

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autumn light
chisels colors
out of the blue

Day Unveiled

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morning crosses the river
sunlight lapping at my feet

Undecided

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heron on the lawn
elusive guest
unsure of hospitality