This week’s nature exploration takes us to Bittern Marsh Trail at the Lake Lewisville Environmental Learning Area.
This week’s adventure takes us to Lake Tawakoni, near Wills Point, Texas. Our poetry selection is “Epigram on Rough Roads” by Robert Burns.
On an all new episode we explore Eisenhower State Park on Lake Texoma in Texas. We hike, climb around on boulders, and find fossils everywhere. The poem in this week’s episode is “break light” by Lucille Clifton from “Good Woman: Poems and a Memoir 1969-1980″
Over on “Famous Among the Barns”, my travel and poetry vlog, there’s a brand new video! We go exploring at Robber’s Cave State Park. Plus, the poetry of Elizabeth Barrett Browning:
It’s Friday, which means there is a new video up over on my YouTube channel. This time, we go exploring and get thoroughly lost in Davy Crockett National Forest. Along the way, we make stops in the Big Slough Wilderness (where we encounter rickety bridges, stray bullets, and more), and the Lake Ratcliffe Recreation Area […]
The children both sit On the banks of Beaver Creek Grasping at crawfish That slip between their fingers Like these days I strive to hold
These towering oak Form a timber cathedral Where sparrow and wren In joyful ardor call me To join their morning chorus Written as part of Colleen’s 2020 Weekly #tanka challege. This week, the poem had to incorporate synonyms for love and harmony: https://colleenchesebro.com/2020/02/11/colleens-2020-weekly-tanka-tuesday-poetry-challenge-no-164-synonymsonly/
This is going to be a new addition to this page. Over on YouTube, I have a channel documenting my family’s exploration or the great outdoors. Each video also contains a segment where I read some of my favorite poetry. Here’s this week’s episode. If you’re feeling friendly, you can check out older episodes and […]
Dusk settling On Dead Woman’s Pond – Water Fowl Hidden by the reeds Bid the sun farewell This is the bridge just in front of the pond known as “Dead Woman’s Pond” at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge in Texas. You can read more about Dead Woman’s Pond and the Haller’s Haven Trail here: https://www.friendsofhagerman.com/Haller
A light rain is falling on Lake Agnes And I’ve had my fill of tea and lentils Which is why I am seated on this grey rock Hands resting in Dhyana mudra Pouring myself out with each breath Until I am once again empty This morning’s poem is in response to the Quadrille #97 prompt […]