Sharing some pictures from camping at Horne Lake, Canada

A heart cloud Walking in the forest behind the camping site Mama deer and her baby are out of focus because they were on the move! In the twilight: A duck family with lots of babies following in line In the twilight we had mama goose with her hubby and babies visit us again Full…

SUMMER NATURE POEMS: “Picking Blueberries”

Picking Blueberries Once, in summer, In the blueberries, I fell asleep, and woke When a deer stumbled against me. I guess She was so busy with her own happiness She had grown careless And was just wandering along Listening To the wind as she leaned down To lip up the sweetness. So, there we were…

NATURE POEMS: “Such Singing in the Wild Branches”

Such Singing in the Wild Branches It was spring and finally I heard him among the first leaves –  then I saw him clutching the limb in an island of shade with his red brown feathers all trim and neat for the new year. First, I stood still and thought of nothing. Then I began…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Come”

“Come” Every day I am astonished by how little I know, and discouraged, obedient as I am to the demand to know more — always more. But then there is the slow seep of light from the day, and I look to the west where the hills are darkening, setting their shoulders to the night,…

POEMS: “Stand Still” (in the forest)

Stand Still Stand still. The trees before you and the bushes beside you are not lost. Wherever you are is a place called Here, And you must treat it as a powerful stranger, Must ask permission to know it and be known. The forest breathes. Listen. It answers, I have made this place around you,…