months-old kefir must transit stronger plumbing than we mortals possess
taking a mid-dayconstitutional, seekinghead pats, also snacks
22 June teacher, sous chef, friend,plywood inspector checkingmy cuts. what a dad! 25 June Robert Simon, withofferings? presents? do notknow why they are there 26 June I walking club steps outagain, this time towards greatgelato, sorbet II walked into lakezero times, and into treesonly once. success!
To celebrate the first day of summer, here is a haiku about my parents’ basement. recycling parts ofBox Mountain: not mountaintopremoval, better. P.S. Actual mountaintop removal is horrible!
today: vines suckingthe life out of some poor treerooted near Lake Anne
18 June I geese seeking berries to be converted into waste we’ll step over II bee drinking nectar, gathering pollen for friends back at the beehive 19 June saw chipmunk—so cute! —pulled phone from bag, but alas,it had run away
I saw white snapdragonlast night. did not see yellowone nearby. it’s gone. II roommate: suspiciousor curious about mytechnical writing? III yesterday’s twilight:a color gradient withlow saturation IV rain cools late spring day,bird hops towards dinner, Iflush’d roach down toilet V new plant baby fromhuman roommate’s office greetsher new green neighbors VI little spider onspider plant;Continue reading “17 June”
single file andspread apart describes walkingclub, road reflectors
I ever-vigilantcat is ready to pop upfrom nap, stare at walls II geese, having dinnerat the lake. such ambience!hope they enjoy it III tiger lilies bloominto perfect arrangement…on-brand for Reston
Still working through my haiku backlog… I stick, like the one foundin creek near parents’ home. walked into this one. II is this a teenagesquirrel, or was part of itstail lost in a fight? III seen with moss: dead leaves,slowly decomposing tobecome new soil IV behold, the sunset!it’s lit (specifically,by the setting sun) V socially distancedwalkingContinue reading “13 June”