Tag Archives: Birthday Poems

Birthday Poem 2019

The ospreys have returned to their stick nest by the ballpark The light on the snow/cloud shrouded Crazies is miraculous The river wants a canoe The sleeping morels sing quietly in their dreams The crimson buds of the maple are … Continue reading

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Birthday Poem 2018

Birthday Poem, 2018 Walking the ancient buffalo drive lines rough dating the rows of rocks by the presence or lack of lichen At first we only hear the Sandhill Crane A voice as prehistoric as the greygreen-laced rocks When it … Continue reading

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Birthday Poem 2017

A day without birds salvaged in the last hours by the alpenglow of birthday candles on the kids’ faces and the Eroica playing its tricks – after all these years it still catches me off guard with every listen  Then … Continue reading

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