ON A WALK Near the edge of the woods A young male buck With two stubby antlers Stared me down. To the right, A white-tailed doe, Darted swiftly into the brush. It was dusk, and mist enveloped the house below. The air was cool, and still, Everywhere, And smelled of pine needles, and decayed leaves. [...]
TIME WAS SLIPPING AWAY It was daylights savings time, and I was up at 6. Jumped into my clothes, and grabbed a cup of coffee. I walked outside. The light was still dim. Water in the birdbath was frozen. Out in the meadow, across the way, goldenrod, and Queen Anne's Lace, were all covered with [...]
September was the 7th month of the Roman calendar, but is the ninth according to our reckoning. The Anglo-Saxons called it 'gerst-monath,' - Barley month! Feast Days: September 21. St. Matthew September 28. St. Michael or Michaelmas Day Mottoes "Fair on September first, fair for the month'. 'Plant trees at Michaelmas & command them to [...]
It is better to be ignorant than to know so many things that are not so.