Waiting for Showers

Petrichor: a distinctive, earthy, usually pleasant odor that is associated with rainfall especially when following a warm, dry period… “Petrichor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/petrichor. Accessed 30 Mar. 2022. We are familiar with the wind, the gusts that bring a temperature change and dirt — so much dirt —  dry, desolate sheets of caliche and clay;Continue reading “Waiting for Showers”

Dandelion Pentastich

That is one good thing about this world … There are always sure to be more springs. — L. M. Montgomery This tiny wish-spark, a globe  of light ready to burst— let loose,  float, fly, tower above the tall grasses  and travel into the blue of spring — But will I blow the candle out?Continue reading “Dandelion Pentastich”

Winter Trees 

The leaves gone and the bark. As if a man stood, stark, Till all had fallen away… — W.D Snodgrass We are bound to seasons, stitched within the movement  of time, we, like the trees, must stand stark in the breath of February, waiting for a new coat of green. —C.L. Fisher, February 2022 UnlessContinue reading “Winter Trees “

Sky Haiku 2

Sing to the one who rides across the ancient heavens, His mighty voice thundering from the sky. — Psalm 68:33 Serenade in blue, sweet carol to sleeping blooms — spring-warm lullaby.   –C.L. Fisher, February 2022 Unless otherwise indicated, all writings and images are the work of C.L. Fisher and may not be copied, used,Continue reading “Sky Haiku 2”

A Hushing Fall

“A few feathery flakes are scattered widely through the air…whirled again aloft into remote regions of the atmosphere.” ― Nathaniel Hawthorne The soft silence of snow, the morning’s crisp cold, the hushing fall of so many tiny, crystal worlds cocooning us into a long-needed pause, and I welcome the suspended calm. —C.L. Fisher, February 2022Continue reading “A Hushing Fall”