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the goodbye-ness of autumn

the goodbye-ness of autumn – that long departure of soft greens into drifting golds – flits sneakily into the tips of trees with its quiet reddening before the freeze earlier purpling skies bring the sudden cacophonies of starling troops which garrison in the horse chestnut, starry and black in the branches of a yellow sun … Continue reading

all you small-winged things…
Art / Poetry

all you small-winged things…

all you small-winged things of summer, you flighting crickets in starred cathedrals chanting psalms beneath your leafy pews all you sweet-furred creatures gracing the sweet green shadows under dark-limbed spruces enchanting the August moon, all you fragile, all you gentle butterflied tides delighting asters in the purple noon all you gratefully athrive, arise in quiet … Continue reading

feathers
Art / Poetry

feathers

August again, and the jays are leaving feathered remembrances in ones and threes on the sidewalks beneath the trees – showing sweet-shadowed maples the best places for leaves to lay come October © Sarah Whiteley Back with a new look! The idea is to begin incorporating my photography and art into the poetry blog (tiedtosky.wordpress.com … Continue reading

Poetry

the side porch sessions

earlier, a hummingbird busily inspected the bricks, perhaps mistaking them for other, more sweetly yielding reds and now Charlie, incongruously tattooed, the color of strawberries and cream, leans against the rail and half laughs about the man who tried to kiss her down at the bar two gin and tonics in, and the dusk rises … Continue reading