Tag Archives: nature

Shelter Me

As a kid, did anyone else feel safer by simply hiding under the covers when there were scary sounds at night?  Does anyone else feel safe, at peace, when the sky is covered with clouds, too exposed and vulnerable when … Continue reading

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Mockingbirds

Sometimes, you don’t realize something is missing until it comes back.  The neighborhood mockingbird who does a stellar impersonation of car alarms all. night. long.  is just such a thing.  He went away for winter, and apparently returned two days … Continue reading

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I Wonder

I wonder how it came to be That magma cooled for thousands of years, Pushing forward toward the sky, Rolling, rolling down a stream, Till, cool and polished, This mottled stone came to me.   I wonder how it came … Continue reading

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Wildfire

I promised you a lot of poems, and so I must deliver 🙂  Here’s a new one!  Several years back, there were really bad brush fires where I lived.  For no apparent reason, I thought of them and had to … Continue reading

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Be Not Far: A Poem

I don’t know what’s gotten into me; I’m normally not this poetically inspired, but here’s another poem for you all.  (And by the way, all writing on this blog, unless otherwise noted/cited, is mine.  My English teachers gave me a … Continue reading

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Thunder and Silence

The Lord sits enthroned in heaven; from His throne, His voice thunders. At His command, the earth trembles; at His word, the mountains shake. The waves crash and the wind shrieks. The rocks cry out at midday, and all creation … Continue reading

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