From studies

11.21.2016

we ended up lavished. seeing birds that were new to us gila woodpecker, cactus wren and the rosy-faced lovebird but we enjoyed seeing others too. familiar and the milky-way; a backbone bonfire with sparks filling the sky on our way south all the blessed hours. tracing sweetness home the ordinary years of cold. dew. drifting seagulls. origin left behind a veil of distance [flares up or melt] a fledging heart

09.27.2016

sandhill cranes are beginning to move through the jensen area in uintah county (along the green river). this morning at 8:00 am was 1200 cranes feeding in freshly harvested hay fields. south of the river along a 1.5 mile stretch — they spend the night on sandbars, move to the fields at dawn, then around 11:00 am large groups circle upward in thermals, heading south   they will be moving through the area for the next month — one day you will move too  

09.17.2016

went looking for warblers to no avail. however ran into a novel bird —the sage thrasher. eating insects in late summer with her short  beak. in winter she eat berries

07.27.2016

“snowy egret and another bird that shows signs for a juvenile little blue heron; bicolored mostly gray bill with a dark tip, green-yellow loral skin and legs, and most importantly an upright and deliberate posture. juvenile little blue heron has been getting harassed by the snowy egret which are slightly bigger. the two birds were in the northern water and the smaller bird flew off and was immediately chased by the snowy egret. now both are on the shore of the south water” “look closely at the color and posture of the birds. snowy egrets keep their neck curled back,…

07.10.2016

  kitten peep through wire mesh for black bird chicks shadows of this day grows tall and slender the ginkgo leaves wave their grace with hundreds of million years tenacity. wary we recognise each other ; living fossils non-native citizens emigrants at home pray. with wings to rise above our sorrow [sea]

06.29.2016

    ved opholdsvejr, falder dun fra dit bryst. stadigt flere flagrer ud når du fjerner dem som vælder ynglesæsoner fra dit hjerte uden ophør. efter regnen falder mere regn efter regnen vågner du i vand til livet du står på sandbunden med saltvandets opdrift mod huden. svaler fanger stille insekter de hænger som flydende. i rav i luftens væde     efter regnen drømmer du om hylden. lyser som pudrede mælkeveje på stilke sender deres pollen gennem luften/ud i universet dine fødder drømmer de går over sandet langsomt træder æskens sider frem i daggry havet glider ind gennem vinduet du…

12.06.2016

— quiet day on the beach, overcast. many plovers were sunbathing in the crisp morning. one place, there were more than six in the dunes

05.23.2016

and fear as the lullaby of childhood. the sugar glazing on buns and birthday cakes; a tinkle adjacent to the voice; the crisp in love songs; a powder a vapour lingering after embrace, and embrace. a parfume enclosing changing choppy homes. the direction home; of candy; of infinite devotion. of prelude of separation and acquired courage of modesty. and embrace and embrace