Today’s survey of the yard found an abundance of irises, a few sleepy roses, and a single amaryllis.
There’s also a new species of dragonfly–one made of spoons. (Thank you, Sharon!)
And, ruling over it all, a grumpy robin. I’ve been attacked by nesting blue jays more than once, but today’s robin attack was a first. The irony is that I never would have found her nest, had the robin ignored me. Instead, she chirped and complained and tried to pull my hair as I knelt in the irises, which made me very curious…
Publication note: Poetry Breakfast posted my poem “Rinse and Repeat” today. Many thanks to editor Isabel Sylvan!