Wednesday, February 22, 2012


the land here is thirsty
today's rain feels right.
 yesterday wendy found 
a bit of thaw
 i tried to photograph
 but she had to drink
precisely there
this is one of three hides i saw
on the dry roadside.
i am grateful, 
i say, 
for today's rain.


deanna7trees said...

we still need lots more rain to catch up from the summer drought. believe it or not it was in the mid 80s here today. i had the heat on this morning and am resisting turning on the a/c this afternoon.

Velma said...

deanna, we haven't had drought up here, but the weather is so strange. i worry when things are so out of whack. lF tells me she has all our snow in anchorage, though!

Valerianna said...

Deer hide? Just there... on the side of the road?
I, too am wondering and worrying about these whacky weather patterns.

jude said...

not enough snow this year.

Velma said...

jude, snow is poor man's fertilizer, and you're right.

Velma said...

valerie, three of them

Gardener in the Distance said...

Rain when you need it keeps your heart singing.

Velma said...

faisal, indeed!

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