Ready for Winter

Robins pipe a shrill warning whenever I enter the yard, freezing rabbits and squirrels and warblers mid-meal.

Rabbit Nov 27

Their tense silence intensifies the pear tree’s rattle, the dry wind-notes that flash red and gold in chilly sunshine.

Leaves Nov 30

Perhaps an early snow will muffle it all, an icy blanket for the long dark hours ahead…


2 thoughts on “Ready for Winter

  1. bardessdmdenton December 12, 2012 / 3:43 PM

    I love your lyrical descriptions of these wonderful photos, Rae!

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