Four Gyrfalcons

Unforgettableā€¦.many years ago, after a visit with my Appaloosa mare, I was about to get in my car when something made me stop and look up. I stood for about 15 or 20 minutes with my mouth open in absolute awe as four Gyrfalcons spun directly overhead. Gyrfalcons are northern birds, but they do sometimes […]

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Toward This Spring

Spring is the ultimate symbol of renewal, of light and lightness, color and transformation. This poem is about all of this. I speak of the shedding petals as going up, rather than falling down to decompose in the soil: I stand, a solid body on the grass, but my old energies are passing up and […]

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