Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Saturday, November 15, 2008

Loxahatchie Lew

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Along The Lake

Limpkins dig apple snails
shells picked clean necklace
lake's lush green bodice
turtle heads slip beneath
great blue spears bass
slams it on the ground again
again ducks tip tails at pink sky
orange legs stick above water
two great white egrets land
black legs, pointed yellow beaks
enormous white wings raise
territorial dance around each other
one gives swoops across snagged
alligator thrashing under moon black night

Limpkin

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Sunday, November 9, 2008

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Happy Halloween

Vine
stem
orange fruit
round and smooth
sectioned by Mother
Nature's yearly harvest
many purposes abound
jack-o-lantern lights path
treats for costumed tots
pies, breads, cakes yum
baked with love and care
seeds roasted, salted
Happy Halloween