The Hunt

THE HUNT

things my cat taught me:
it’s all about the getting,
and not the having

 

Rosie

ROSIE

pregnant rosie dines
nature’s secret in her eyes
life’s cycle unwinds

 

Beautiful Blue

BEAUTIFUL BLUE

sunlight on feathers
blue heron gleams like a gem
dazzling shades and hues

 

Rusty Rocket

RUSTY ROCKET

his name was rusty
orphaned by a hurricane
sad boy deeply loved

 

Curly Goose Feathers

CURLY GOOSE FEATHERS

like gentle corkscrews
with playful swirls, twists, and turns
goose feathers with curls

 

Tire Chick

TIRE CHICK

tire chick’s proud workplace
painted old tires stacked in place
sun hat, tweety face

 

Love Song

LOVE SONG

two birds make a tribe
their love song echos through trees
future in the nest

 

Nautilus #2

NAUTILUS #2

from the ocean’s depth
to the photographer’s hands
deep sea treasure found

 

Pretty In Pink

PRETTY IN PINK

i’m pretty in pink
adorning my face with grace
big nose kitchen sink

 

Fluffy Friend

FLUFFY FRIEND

bushy tail, wide eyes
friendly squirrel stops, says hi
nature’s acrobat

 

One Among None

ONE AMONG NONE

one great egret stands
among a crowd of wee birds
peering marsh water

 

House Cat

HOUSE CAT

curiosity
elegant agility
life as a house cat

 

Web Space

WEB SPACE

a scaffold building
spider orbits his web space
this autumn evening

 

Baby Sea Lions

BABY SEA LIONS

wet whiskers and fins
communicating, let’s play
in galapagos

 

Quiet Soul

QUIET SOUL

hurricane debris
there you were, starving skinny
precious friend, miss you

 

Mating Season

MATING SEASON

by the sea, they land
tiny feet grabbing shore sand
mating season clan

 

Sweet Greetings

SWEET GREETINGS

morning walk enjoyed
with sweet greetings from graceful
baby deer and mom

 

Taco Cat

TACO CAT

look into my eyes
taco cat, spell it backward
look into my eyes

 

Little Finch

LITTLE FINCH

little finch watches
all day from the birdhouse roof
parking lot people

 

Princess Chicken

PRINCESS CHICKEN

please do not stir fry
or serve sliced and diced with rice
Princess prefers life

 

Meditative Cat

MEDITATIVE CAT

longer days of spring
sun rays, tall shadows, spellbound
meditative cat

 

New Life

NEW LIFE

a world of new life
dewdrops and caterpillars
looking for their home

 

Leadfoot Lizzy

LEADFOOT LIZZY

running up and down
and hiding from fat cat joe
leadfoot lizzy lulls

 

Great White Egret

GREAT WHITE EGRET

the great white egret
primps his plume and pearl feathers
by the morningtide

 

Look-in & Gaze-in

LOOK-IN & GAZE-IN

look-in and gaze-in
a-wait-in for the next urge
‘tween must-have cat naps

 

Taking Flight

TAKING FLIGHT

the marvelous view
soaring high, floating freely
freedom is a bird