Bio Note: I live in Wisconsin, enjoy spending time outdoors, listening to and identifying birds, hiking and walking, admiring, practicing gratitude along the way. My poems, artwork, and photography appear in print and online. My most recent collection, As If Labyrinth – Pandemic Inspired Poems, was released in 2021 by Kelsay Books.
Out My Kitchen Window: Absorbing Canine Counsel in Winter
—for Yogi On this frosty morning untouched free of yesterday’s hurry glitter graces the backyard a silver subtlety joins the air. As if in slow motion your nose lifts to catch a scent. You sit settle into the twinkle experience what can be named discernment. The choice appears bright the day’s forecast holds finespun promise and clear-sighted notions of joy. My dog’s offering shows me slows me to the ease of an instant the bounty of one inhalation. As I view through a framework of glass a portal of quiet mentorship I hear him whisper just catch a scent and go with it.
©2022 Jeannie E. Roberts
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