Tag Archives: woodpeckers

Visitors

Feeling broken I stopped to visit some friends. Who even if they couldn’t fix me… Still, kept good company. As I sat at the patio table, A woodpecker stopped by at their feeder. . Radical hospitality. What does it look … Continue reading

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Rhythm of Prayer

in the morning a call of prayer came. the crows cawed, while the osprey sang in the choir – Ask and it shall be given – what shall we ask for? Peace. and suddenly the woodpecker laughed and began to … Continue reading

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drumming

the ground is frozen. ice creates glass garments on the ferns temporarily given them a temporary air of permanence and yet the drum beat of spring sounds thru the woods. breakfast!

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dinner conversation

I take my picnic to the forest. i hear a familiar tap tap tap. “Hello!,” i say. Suddenly the syncopated rhythm ¬†stops. “It’s always so awkward when strangers talk to you from a different table in the restaurant.” but how … Continue reading

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trees & frogs

The tree of life is a flutter yet again today. Cedar waxwings eat golden orbs, Red bellied Woodpeckers with red heads and white bellies jump into the fray and chase all but one cedar waxwing away. Hiding in the green … Continue reading

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Art

Outside the museum, a woodpecker drums a rhythm, carving the air with her sound. Her sculpture stands in the garden.

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Come follow me

Two red-headed woodpeckers dash past me. SEE! Did you see? Come!  Follow your love. Fly.

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