Tag Archives: nature

On Language

For years I have fished one great river beached the boat along its shore seeing signs of bears of bucks on the beach there for a drink of quenching water amid wasteland sage & thistle sandstone For years I have … Continue reading

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Mary Oliver

Her gift snapshots of moments in ordinary life her books albums of images here & then gone her poems her gifts Her love of nature fine details of our Garden with its creatures sacred lexicon of one alive who lived … Continue reading

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The Psalm for the Day

Ascribe to the LORD, O heavenly beings, ascribe to the LORD glory and strength. Ascribe to the LORD the glory of his name; worship the LORD in holy splendor. The voice of the LORD is over the waters; the God … Continue reading

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Waiting for God

We wait for what is not yet but will be if we wait trusting in god A doe gathers wind`falls of delicious first`frost gleanings of grace “In a blue chair in a pasture I relearned the world.” ~ Jim Harrison … Continue reading

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Watching Things Live

The cold brings birds to the feeders juncos finches & chickadees now & then the wren I give up the catalog of glitzy stuff leave the couch just to watch the playful display Better to consider a living show directed … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

The fallen leaves have given way to fluttering song`birds who with the cold have fresh seeds in the old feeder hanging by a hook a house without door shingled with cedar to keep them dry [the seeds that is] birds … Continue reading

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Nature Cycle

The wind has finished`off what nature began with green buds of spring We watched as they unfurled following blossoms yielding to sweet summer`fruit The autumn brought on color to warm our hearts til came the rains to our grief See … Continue reading

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On Prayer

The blue`jay chatters in a tree outside the windows working the nut out of a cone Is it a prayer full of gratitude for this his breakfast at a holy buffet or just clatter It all depends on if my … Continue reading

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Autumn Light

Like a Monet the scene is the same only the light has changed greens gone to amber blues to purple At even`song the window of the sea is now the rose`stained`glass of the Rouen cathedral in Normandy Even the moon … Continue reading

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On Wisdom & Folly

                                     Dan Dridge Davis                                      dandridgeart.com … Continue reading

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In the Garden

The earth crumbles in composted clumps turned`over in spring the dark womb eager for a salvaged seed We see the Creator down on bent knees clutching the fist`full of the rich dark loam scented of fecundity Inhaling its potential shaping … Continue reading

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On Aging

The river ever the same never the same flows on thru time seeking its level a pool a gorge a waterfall So the day ever the same never the same ticks on thru hours seeking its joys a task a … Continue reading

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