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Search Engine Poetry

Bluebee, poet and photographer extraordinaire, has invited us to participate in her Search Engine* Poetry Challenge Here’s my entry: In Praise of Sweet Poems Praising sweet poems quirky sweet poems i like u poems pick up dog poop poems true … Continue reading

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Off to Yellowstone!

MELODY OF THE FIREHOLE RIVER Urgent green insistent gold-brown fullness of spring water plays its deep-toned melody in a fast, loud, on-rushing rumble more dramatic than the quiet contemplative alto the higher-pitched gurgle of summer’s gentle blue.

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Birth Announcement/Wild Wolf Encounters

WILD WOLF ENCOUNTERS True Stories of Wolves in the Wild with pictures, poems, and links to videos Dear Bloggers, You know from my posts and poems that I am interested in and concerned about wolves.  I have been lucky enough … Continue reading

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Spring Dare

Here are some redbud pictures and poems from this spring and a less normal one. Spring Dare Redbud hesitates waits to open her blossoms wakes to winter’s storm (or)  Redbud hesitates ventures open blossoms forth provokes winter’s storm I got … Continue reading

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Hello, and Good-bye

Wolf Myth:  Wolves will rip humans limb from limb, if given half a chance. Wolf True Story:  This happened to me, so I know it’s true. This last trip to Yellowstone, we hiked to Shoshone Lake.  We take this hike … Continue reading

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Soar Like an Eagle – more from Grebe Lake in Yellowstone

and – of course – be still like a wolf Grebe Lake Happy am I called Grebe Lake reflecting passing clouds and the hills that surround me home to many creatures happy am I Happy am I the black wolf … Continue reading

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Can We Talk?

Dear Friends, Here is a letter e-mailed to Dan Ashe, Director of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  Mr. Ashe is considering plans to permit wolf hunting in Wyoming.  I post this letter in the continuing hope that words have … Continue reading

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Weapons of War

Weapons of War The mighty rage ready their weapons steel their hearts polish their hate Their adversaries, having nothing to polish, avoid the fray armed only with craft, skill and a survivor’s will

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The Coming and the Going – Wolf Shadow

The Coming Black shadow at the forest edge grows and deepens darkens to a thicker ink begins to quiver moving now into the meadow a black wolf emerges from my imagination The Going Rested, satisfied returning to the shadows satiating … Continue reading

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Unregistered Guests

The Best Guests  Guests for the evening arrive unannounced perch quietly outside the window under the eaves gone by daybreak – no laundry to wash or meals to make –  • • • •  a raven feather waves a good-bye … Continue reading

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