Today’s poem is “I’ll Tell You How the Sun Rose” by Emily Dickinson:
Today’s poem is “Far From the Madding Crowd” by Nixon Waterman, from his 1900 book,”A Book of Verses.” I owe a special word of thanks to my Aunt Angie for introducing me to this poem:
A plump, virescent caterpillar Dangled from a tree Upon a little silken thread That swayed with each soft breeze Insensible it seemed to be Not fearing any harm As though I could not break his string With one wave of my arm But as I stood there watching I soon became aware A thread, like […]
This week’s nature video finds as at the Coppell Nature Park. It was refreshing to get out of the house (while maintaining our healthy social distancing). The poem in this video is “I Happened to be Standing” by Mary Oliver, from her book “A Thousand Mornings”
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″
A chorus of frogs Recites the Liturgy of the Hours Their voices rising From the muddy earth Up to the blue vault of heaven
A muddy road runs through the wood – I know not where it goes But count my lot more joyful Than he who claims to know What lies around each corner And hides around each bend Who travels on his journey Convinced he knows the end A muddy road before me A muddy road behind […]
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: