In Nature, I Trust

A murder of crows observes my passage, anchors my presence In nature, I trust – all else is noise. (Visit me on Twitter for more poetry snippets.  @Vjknutson.  Image from personal collection.)

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Moon Message

I stand on the threshold of change anxiety and depression howling at my side the shadows of uncertainty elongated by the fullness of the moon. She is no guide, this orb-faced deity, whose countenance fails to reveal a directive – and yet, at some primal level I feel we are aligned, know that her pull […]

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Nature’s Voice

The tiny crayfish slowly made its way over the rocky water bed, climbing in and out of crevices, antennae constantly moving.  Perched on my haunches, trying valiantly not to move and startle the small creature, I watched in fascination.  His translucent body moved with such tenacity over what must surely be a challenging terrain for […]

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Riding Without A Handlebar

I have retrieved my old bicycle and am happily pedaling down the street when I realize that the handlebars are missing.  How could I not have noticed that my handlebars are missing?  What have I been steering with?  On closer examination, I notice that there is a partial bar protruding where the handlebars used to […]

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