April Freeze

April Freeze

 Thick frost crusts the ground Overhead, countless stars are blinking All around me the orchard fans thunder
Windless Morning

Windless Morning

5/16/22 530 40f A windless morning the sky laced with clouds and dotted with stars. The moon waxing gibbous casts a blue glow through the oaks. A frog is croaking “good morning”
Restless Morning

Restless Morning

There is a break in the rain. The moon is full behind the clouds. The owls are raising a ruckus. Roosters are crowing, frogs are croaking. There seems to be a lot going on for 430 in the morning.
A Prevernal Frogument

A Prevernal Frogument

Two frogs argue in the dark. They intended to sleep until spring but woke before their alarm clock.   Eagerly, the first frog croaks: “Get up! Get up! Get up!”   “Too soon, Too soon,” grumps the other, through the lightly falling...