Monthly Archives: January 2008


 “Little by little You approached, and bit by bit I went away.”

 – Dr. Javad Nurbakhsh






Closing In

Whorls of lichen on a branch
is my universe

the white breast of a junco resting there
is the range of my vision
an ice crystal, a solitary seed
a brown leaf caught

one red berry
one golden crowned kinglet
her small heart beating
past the stone and the swale.