Tag: hare

Knee deep in wheat

…and nothing else. After reading John Lewis-Stempel’s “The Running Hare” (an environmentalist’s account of field restoration) I always keep a look and listen-out for wildlife in agricultural acreages. This one was devoid of wildflowers, no birds sang, a desultory crow flew over but one… Continue Reading “Knee deep in wheat”

Peach of immortality

(i) new year has circled peach tree scratches bare faced moon first dream of the hare you run east with the west wind my body cold as late snow (ii) breezy peach petals the birthing hare squeals briefly flesh flushed with longing under mottled sheets I dream ancestors cursing red moon (iii) peaches cheek to cheek… Continue Reading “Peach of immortality”