a face pressed against the train window
small snowballs falling from the sky
Train following the river; snowflakes following the train.
spring mountain snowdrifts rotting in the sun old coyote scat mouse bones in mouse fur petrichor the dry skin of … More
a fox sparrow serenades
the bare dirt
tentacles of ice
beside the spring
with the wind’s attention to detail
old silk threads new caterpillars of snow
Strolling down the Allegheny Front on an old rail bed. A haibun.
Visiting Dad’s grave yesterday, I had a strong sense of his absence amid the fundamental indifference of nature.
in a cold cloud
trees and all
When I stand up, I see the large coyote that’s been watching me—who knows for how long—from 50 feet away.