Earth Day

I’ve come to tell you something about the earth something about this day the sun my god— MY GOD! the sun rose again and so did I— and how magnificent it is that I am a spectator of the goldfinch the nuthatch the Carolina wren—the song of life ringing in my ears— the vision ofContinue reading “Earth Day”

Squirrel

You are homelessmotherlesswithout a name—I have been so unkind to you—always filling the feedersfor the nuthatches and finches—oiled sunflower seeds out of your reach,the metal squirrel-guarddoing a fine job keeping you out.For the past three days, rain.Your gray coat has turned blackwith the paint of water.I am warm, under shelter.I have too much to eatandContinue reading “Squirrel”