Tag: poetry

The Longwings

Enjoying the butterflies at the Wings of Fancy exhibit at Brookside Gardens is better than an Easter egg hunt. The more you look, the more you find. Along with the big ones and the little ones, there are also those with long wings. These long wings are mostly […]

Kisses

Give me a kiss, and to that kiss a score; Then to that twenty, add a hundred more: A thousand to that hundred: so kiss on, To make that thousand up a million. Treble that million, and when that is done, Let’s kiss afresh, as when we first […]

Sense of Serenity

A sense of serenity fell upon me along the ponds. He was a young buck, peacefully nibbling on the vines. Meandering in the meadow, it was time for a rest. Calmly tucking underneath a tall hedge, he laid down. Peaceful, but alert he was. Watching his visitor his […]

As Faith

As Faith Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul, And sings the tune without the words, And never stops at all, And sweetest in the gale is heard; And sore must be the storm That could abash the little bird That kept so many […]

Vulture

While visiting Bombay Hook National Wildlife Refuge, I headed to the end of the road, and walked towards the red barn of the Allee House. I was really hoping to find hummingbirds in the back, but instead found a pair of black beady eyes watching me. This juvenile […]

To Meet a Flower

Bloom — is Result — to meet a Flower Emily Dickinson Bloom — is Result — to meet a Flower And casually glance Would scarcely cause one to suspect The minor Circumstance Assisting in the Bright Affair So intricately done Then offered as a Butterfly To the Meridian […]

Beauty and Love

Beauty and Love Beauty and love are all my dream; They change not with the changing day; Love stays forever like a stream That flows but never flows away; And beauty is the bright sun-bow That blossoms on the spray that showers Where the loud water falls below, […]

Sweet Nectar

Wings fluttering quicker than the eye can see, The little Hummingbird searching for sweet nectar Stopped at the flower, thinking to itself The sweetest one, this one must be Like a helicopter, hovering above, It’s long beak piercing the target, Sucking with its straw and drawing it near, […]

Great Bear Spirit

Great Bear Spirit I seek your lessons. Show me how to sink deep within myself to find the answers I seek. Teach me to understand That I possess all the resources necessary to survive. Help me know when to seek solitude, As you do in winter, And also […]