Category Archives: Sky Watch Friday

Sign

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A sign beside the road in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


Bright day, long road, short shadows…

 
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Dove

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Midsummer sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Little desert dove,
I listen for your singing
sunrise to sunset.

 
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Floods

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Lockett Meadow Campground, Coconino National Forest near Flagstaff, Arizona, autumn 2016
 


floods of memories—
revisiting photographs
taken years ago

 
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Flood

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August sunrise, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Lonesome little dove,
you flood the desert with song
morning by morning.

 
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Note

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The summer afternoon sky framed by the branches of a dead brittlebush, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Summer afternoon—
a dove on a barren branch
repeats the same note.

 
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Crow

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El Malpais National Monument, New Mexico
 


Crow in the pine tree,
will you ever stop mocking
what you can’t explain?

 
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Walls

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Aztec Ruins National Monument, Aztec, New Mexico
  


Shadows cling to the stone walls.

 
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Emptied

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Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
 


Emptied of birdsong,
a low place in the desert
fills with wind and sand.

 
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Settled

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Day’s end, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Southern California
 


Little cactus wren,
have you settled for the night
in this lonely place?

 
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Snooze

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Indigo bush, Sonoran Desert, Southern Arizona
  


Lizards snooze where shadows are thin.

 
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