Tag Archives: nature

Some Loves

Some Loves Kim Goldberg We enter the elfin wood along trillium way barely a deer trail with rotting planks spanning rivulets and mucky divides. We wobble-walk across, twisting our way deeper into the moss-hung fairy glade flanked by sword fern … Continue reading

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Alchemical Reaction

Alchemical Reaction (Villanelle for Earth Day 2017) Kim Goldberg To drink a potion is to believe flower, wing, tail can bring the change we seek. All we hold will have to be released. Has the vulture overhead come for me? … Continue reading

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Carabid

Carabid Kim Goldberg A large ground beetle lumbers across pavement his earthworm parcel twitching and flailing like a flag in a hailstorm. The beetle wobbles from the jerky weight of suppressed freedom until the pair, locked as they are in … Continue reading

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Cinclus mexicanus (poem)

Cinclus mexicanus © Kim Goldberg 2014  Sometimes, when it is all too much, too great a tonnage to transport, too many tasks undone, conversations unfinished, relationships abandoned, expectations pressing on my twig-sprung chest like a pile of bricks, when every thought … Continue reading

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Day after the vote (haiku)

Day after the vote: at the dock the kingfisher has changed his perch (poem © kim goldberg)  

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Note to Self: Simplify!

“Our life is frittered away by detail. Simplify, simplify, simplify! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on … Continue reading

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Shield

SHIELD Kim Goldberg On this solstice morning through slits of light in the privacy screen I planted to shield myself from my neighbour (who is in no way offensive but merely there) I glimpse pieces of a doe gliding past— … Continue reading

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