Thanks in Florida

for the amiable sharing of the yard between our rescue dog now settled in a year and more birds than I’ve ever lived among returned and filling my morning with what Continue reading

from Asylum

vii. Each season with its privileges. Fat turkeys strutting their wings, families of deer, mutations of bugs, worms in the garden, ants drunk on the sweet sap of peonies (they crawl Continue reading

from Separation Anxiety

the tomato plants teach me how to deal with each kind of person the puffed-up pigeon repeatedly chases off his foes not for extra crumbs but to prove that he can Continue reading