Category Archives: Poems about Nature

The Little Things

Originally posted on The Sun Drips Honey:
A small drop of water And a small ray of sun Together make rainbows When rainstorms are done. A cupful of grass seed And the products of cows Together make lawns On all…

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Evening in the Bunkhouse

Soft tang of salt water,¬†earthy scent of deep woods The particular smell of muddy clam flats Fish guts, gasoline, boat exhaust, old lobster traps Seaweed, squishy, crabs and tiny shrimp in pools Pink and gray and indigo the western sky … Continue reading

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Spring

Another sunny day outdoors My neighbors working springtime chores On grass, fresh-sprouted, lovely green Most brilliant spring I’ve ever seen I hear the soft whine rise and fall O’er new-mown grass, familiar smell “Come springtime, come with quiet step Release … Continue reading

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Harbingers of Spring

I am surprised, this late, to see My first spring grackles on the wire. Flocks of Gracklesare called Plagues.Image courtesy: themonitor.comand Google Images A harsh and noisy lot they are, But some concession they require For grackles aren’t songbirds.  They … Continue reading

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Sonnet to a skunk below my window

Sonnet to a Skunk Below My Window I looked out my window the other night, To feel the evening breeze upon my face, When, much to my surprise and my delight, I saw a great big skunk outside my place. … Continue reading

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