Tagged with winter

MULBERRY STAINS

MULBERRY STAINS

i won’t hate the sweat pouring down my brow here it happens i can’t fret about the muck caked on my shoes not ever i don’t mind mulberry stains on the kitchen floor on the contrary i won’t bitch cause at least it’s not winter. Advertisements

BETTER PLACE

BETTER PLACE

hey how’s the weather? that man just ran down the steps and walked out the door to a better place? why didn’t he stay put here? it’s too cold out there and he’s got no coat because it was just summer when the weather changed yeh well that happens now back to winter and he’s … Continue reading

POWER WALKING

POWER WALKING

That lady that power walks with her three dogs yells at them too much. That’s mean. I see her not only walking past my house, but when I’m out and about in other areas of town. She covers a distance! Walking head high with fists up and chest out, her stride is regimented and precise. … Continue reading

THE DAY’S BEEN GOOD

THE DAY’S BEEN GOOD

6:33am I can’t help but think of you. As the light starts to leak over the wide mountain ridge. As the day from its slumber begins. There are thick black clouds overhead but they”ll burn off, they say. Winter looms in all its glory around the bend, but birds still tweet. Resilience. You must be … Continue reading

LATE BLOOMER

LATE BLOOMER

Oh, late bloomer You really try so hard don’t you? Believing Conceiving You see a long future But that’s not gonna be Time is more precious than you know Running out And each day You reach and say “Man there’s no stopping me.” That’s what you tell yourself But oh, late bloomer Winter is coming … Continue reading

LAYERS

LAYERS

we’re here so now what? it’s time so whaddya think? hey ain’t life just grand? i have no shirt on and no socks on neither a fine way to be is your shirt off too? ah for you summer i’ve dreamt of you and yes bitched and moaned way too much i’ve analyzed it the … Continue reading

ROBINS

ROBINS

Ice storm and robins That’s unexpected They’re making a ruckus Well for robins that is As frozen rain hastily drops I forgot to listen to the weather They don’t make a sound Well not with their throats But they lift and they swoop Their wings flutter about Much more than in May How they will … Continue reading

HARDLY BEEN LIGHT

HARDLY BEEN LIGHT

march is on its way i’ve been waiting a long time well no not really well i always wait and it does seem so with such a cold, dead winter and a dark one too there’s hardly been light but there’s more lately in the mornings when i wake and after dinner the day’s go … Continue reading

WATCHING COWS

WATCHING COWS

i’m watching cows they’re up in the pasture on the hillside puffy white and winter grey clouds WAY above bare trees beyond the mountains even further beyond you can’t see those from here in the summer months what with the leaves the cows have their snouts pointed straight into the ground pointed in the amber … Continue reading

LET IT KILL YOU

LET IT KILL YOU

So yeh, yesterday we had our first snowstorm of the season, which in this case was just so typical. Everyone got in a big old uproar, what with the running to the grocery store for bread and milk and eggs and the closing of the schools and everything. Predictions were for a few inches. It … Continue reading

NOW ONLY COMES ONCE

NOW ONLY COMES ONCE

sixty-six more days that’s how many it is now days till spring that is i’m counting them down i usually do every year around this time so i’m starting now but now only comes once right? i mean this moment when there’s sixty-six more days till it’s finally here? spring twenty-thirteen sixty-five more days that’s … Continue reading

CABO

CABO

they’re calling for a blizzard and the snow’s not gonna stop the winter’s reared its ugly head there’s so much more to drop i think we may be better off just heading on down south a place where summer never ends pacific ocean’s mouth baja california is the place we oughta be cabo de san … Continue reading

OH WINTER SOLSTICE

OH WINTER SOLSTICE

oh winter solstice i’m happy you’re coming back in just a few days i love when you come and i’m sitting here waiting not that it matters i don’t have a choice whether i like it or not you come like clockwork when it gets too dark every day even more so you come to … Continue reading

URUGUAY

URUGUAY

I could live on fruit year round. I like it a lot and have ceased analyzing why we humans have certain quirky but unique character traits that make each one of us the bad asses that we are. For me, being passionate about eating inordinate amounts of fruit every day all year round is one … Continue reading

CABIN FEVER

CABIN FEVER

Let’s go take a walk outside I know it’s cold but we can’t hide Inside for long this ain’t no trick Got cabin fever Makes me sick The calendar November’s through December’s here I’m telling you You’re helpless and start feeling blue When cabin fever Strikes you too Cabin fever oh so bad Cabin fever … Continue reading

ASTRALLY

ASTRALLY

It’s 5am. Tomorrow at this time it’ll be 4am. That’ll be the new “real time”, you know the whole spring ahead, fall behind thing? No need to poke holes or analyze that whole concept really, I mean it is what it is. Man toying with nature. I do welcome it getting light out earlier though, … Continue reading