Peekaboo

January 10, 2018

Winter peekaboos

through the crack under my door

Spring sits back and laughs

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Rawboned Branches

January 4, 2018

long rawboned branches

stretch far through a freezing fog

to scratch the sky’s back

The New Year

January 3, 2018

blackbirds float

over frozen white fields

unaware of a new year

Subtle Preparations

January 2, 2018

somewhere

far below this temporary tundra

our garden

makes subtle preparations

forgotten bird flies

through a freezing moonlit mist

singing Auld Lang Syne

birds migrate

while humans suffer

i’m ready to fly away

Well Worn Blankets

December 30, 2017

falling sky

flaking skin

depleting

retreating

burrowing

into well worn blankets