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THANKSGIVING

 

A pause like prayer,

a nod to the gods holding

the wild together.

 

 

 

 

COTYLEDONS DAY THREE

 

Three-day one-inch-rain,

warm wet dirt germinating

green hair on steep slopes.

 

 

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DEJA VU HAIKU

 

1.

Gray dust clouds rising

behind cows down powdered trails

off these bare mountains.

 

2.

The diesel feed truck

awakes a bawling chorus

to claim the canyon.

 

3.

All imperative

and hungry, it twists our guts—

La Niña pending.

 

 

GRAZING GRANITE

Up here, the deer unafraid.

We freeze together

to see who melts away first.

 

 

TIGHT SQUEEZE

A beautiful death

to compress a rodent’s life

into a banquet.

TALISMAN

 

 

From out of the smoke
raining with ash, white egret
at standing water.

 

RED DAWN

 

 

Eleven thousand
lightning strikes, three hundred fires:
smoke in the canyon.

 

THIN FILAMENT

 

 

Wild entanglements
clutch the fate of the planet
with thin filament.

 

EARLY APRIL 2020

 

 

Miracles begin
with rain enough to restore
dry hills green again.

 

EARLY JANUARY

 

 

Five Western Bluebirds
at the local water hole
after the fog lifts.