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Birch Brackets

Ah! new-born razor strop, next to the ivy-clad silver birch. I wonder what nibbled on it? Not a holly blue’s caterpillar, probably. Stroppy Shelf Life The dead birch trees dream of Ötzi the Iceman and of their pale youth when … Continue reading

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Klompdistelboom

Klompe klompe Things are going klopdisselboom! Dilly the gogga wears new clogs, not Träskors or Harley Davidsons like she used to, but home-chewed ones. She’s been watching an old favorite, Robert Sapolsky. Maybe she should read  his new book, Behave… (This … Continue reading

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Red Roses Are Red and Horses

H/T to the rose. I you’re a realist, read about the rose here. If you’re a tasteful consumer, here is your Red Rose. If your medium is mystery, let’s go Sub Rosa. We aim to please. Horse Trading In the … Continue reading

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Re:verse Prosopagnosia

Re:verse Prosopagnosia Be your own story, be your own plot Learn tough lessons, how to be mild Transplant to a boroughs lot of a wild flower, child Scatter on three continents, the seed Spring up in a wildlife trail Shoot … Continue reading

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Chrysanthemum*

Dozen Day! It is NaPoGloMo Day 12…Without further ado, an Index Poem: CHRYSANTHEMUM’S CASTLE (click!) Chrys waters the castor oil plant that grows next to the cardboard castle in Uganda There she has chameleons. They chat and play with charms; … Continue reading

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Painterly Pleasures

(Inspired by Physics – Focus: Oil Droplets Form Surprising Structures) Found this again today: Quand vous serez bien Veille (Ronsard) Quand vous serez bien vieille, au soir, à la chandelle, Assise auprès du feu, dévidant et filant, Direz, chantant mes … Continue reading

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NaPoWriMo#10: Beastie Abecedarian

(Friday Feline meets Friday Field Mouse) A one-sided stand-off was occurring between the window and the birdhouse; cat whiskers slightly trembling, deconstructing seeds: the field mouse ever-twitching rodent fluff ball, foraging for food with cheeky grin good neighbours made by … Continue reading

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Oh, Bye: Aubade

Oh, Bye: Aubade Yes here it is, the breaking of the dawn; now is the time for you and me to wake- white crystals of the season on the lawn, red robins shine against the hoar frost lake. They chat … Continue reading

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Fluid Fourteener

Coquettish Colours The blue and yellow droplets are aggressively at play in a dancing fluid dynamic kind of way; the surface tensions and evaporation rates the cause of nearby drops to feel a strange attractive chasing force! H/T: Stanford researchers … Continue reading

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Not a Note in Me

Lemon Notes d’oh not a note to remember not a notable flight though I thought of monarchs and viceroys submarines and periscopes biomimicry, not poetry. i felt heat from the porthole – of splintered sun ray me, far away and … Continue reading

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