NaPoWriMo #15

napowrimo2009_11

there instead
and what we saw

low fog
gray sky
water like slate
and on one pylon
a cormorant drying
black wings


raccoon roadkill
a very old tractor
a grey horse
with a red blanket
chickens


new fence
drifting smoke
the lower pond
filled to the brim
two new bee boxes


tom’s burn pile
ray and maddie
hauling brush
chuck with the
chainsaw
abigail planting
rows of onions


chestnut hazelnut
apple blossoms
pear blossoms
hung like waves
in the air


red-winged black bird
song sparrow
steller’s jay
bald eagle
crow

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5 Comments

Filed under NaPoWriMo2009, Poetry

5 responses to “NaPoWriMo #15

  1. I like your raccoon, too.

    And I like the way you arranged your lists into photos, snapshots of that place you went instead. ;)

  2. Liz

    Very effective to break up these details into the list and arrange them the way you did. The cormorant on pylon drying wings really sticks with me.

  3. With so much to see being there instead was the right decision – material for a poem. :)

  4. What a beautiful picture you’ve painted! Thank you so much for sharing this with us.

    http://lori102870.blogspot.com/2009/04/procrastinationnapowrimo-15by-tlb.html

  5. Thank you for all your kind words. It is great to get such positive feedback.

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