09.23.2017

— briefly, the male is back. i hear him first, then get to watch him. his sound and bluest  blue

09.09.2017

— clay-colored thrush at the international center, on peach day north of interstate exit. it’s feeding alone, near some other thrushes on the westside of median by the green electrical equipment box they’ve build cup-shaped nests, lined them with mud. they’ve had speckled eggs in their nests. chicks hatching, both parents feeding and raising them. continuing their species through migrating long distances dispersing seeds of endangered plants at new sites, thrushes help eliminate inbreeding and increase the genetic diversity of local ecosystems. her too, without nest

09.01.2017

there was an eclipse. there she’d love to have seen it one time there was one. up here the world fell dead silent. the light went even paler when she thinks of not looking into the blue of those blue eyes ever again she recall that quietness such prolonged fear of loss. then the loss  that frees the gaze for shifting 

07.16.2017

girl with no daddy, is a barn with no walls   girl without daddy, is a barn without doors   girls without  dads are barns without openings   barns without daddies are girls with no openings     an opening with a girl without daddy is no —   girls with barns are openings without daddies  

07.04.2017

— little gull still present in the same landscape of yes, between the scorched sandbars and brittle saltshore. go on being by waiting. carefully carefully alive

05.12.2017

it took me many tries but i finally got it. i was always there. early until eventides and it never happened but this time it started calling almost as soon as i arrived. i think it goes quiet and hides for a while (and doesn’t seem to respond to calls) — be patient and eventually it will get active. you will meet

04.24.2017

hummingbird feeders have been out since sunday morning. first of season a female broad-tailed (this vagrant species) was heard, then seen monday about 6pm, again 7:30pm and the morning after —