Monday, December 12, 2005

slowing

Photo by Gracey, courtesy of  morguefile.com

the pendulum
slows as the
shortest day draws near

...

[An end-of-year hiatus begins today.]


Friday, December 09, 2005

snowball

elegant arc
of a wet snowball
lobbed at my head

Thursday, December 08, 2005

black and white

Photo by Emily Roesly, courtesy of morguefile.com

white lights
dot the
snow-flecked city

...

morning frost
glistening
on black earth

Wednesday, December 07, 2005

December

Photo by Dave Schmidt, courtesy of morguefile.com

familiar sizzle
of rock salt
on melting ice

...

a garbage truck
decked with
Christmas garland

Tuesday, December 06, 2005

cover

Photo by mats (Stockholm), courtesy of morguefile.com

branches bent
under the weight of the
lightest flakes

...

blades of grass
poke through the smooth snow cover --
who forgot to mow the lawn?

Sunday, December 04, 2005

winds

in the wintry wind
clouds pass
in two directions

Photo by clarita, courtesy of morguefile.com

...

creaking of
leafless tree limbs
against the dry gray fence

Thursday, December 01, 2005

colors

Photo by Tony Roberts, courtesy of morguefile.com

gray clouds
and white
fall into winter

...

on the holly tree
berries
and one red leaf