The Monarchs

Two Butterflies went out at Noon— And waltzed above a Farm—  — Emily Dickinson I held two butterflies lilting upon lilac mist flowers,  each wing a perfect frame, tiny panes of stained glass, displaying autumn’s richest hue. —C.L. Fisher, October 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher andContinue reading “The Monarchs”

Autumn’s Cotillion

Where waving woods and waters wild Do hymn an autumn sound. — Elizabeth Barrett Browning The last dance of the butterflies in this mid-October homage  to spring, the wildflowers wait for the shift to northern winds, for frost to touch the ground  and silence growth, but today there is time to flit and flutter  underContinue reading “Autumn’s Cotillion”

What Blooms

You’re only here for a short visit. Don’t hurry, don’t worry. And be sure to smell the flowers along the way. — Walter Hagen When the world fills with discontented voices and the universal rhythm becomes frenzied and chaotic, I chase butterflies — and they wisely lead  me back to flowers. —C.L. Fisher, June 2022Continue reading “What Blooms”