Posts Tagged ‘geese’

Ailsa’s “Where’s My Backpack” theme for this week is “Flutter.”  While a goose might be too large to actually flutter, this one’s wings were working hard enough while taking off from the river that poetic license allows me to enter it in the challenge.  🙂

© janet m. webb 2015


White silence embraces me
	broken only by the scraping of my shovel.
Earth rests swathed in snow,
	trees and bushes wearing ermine caps,
	grass a coat of snow leopard.	
Dawn’s light is thin and cold
I work methodically
	falling snow re-doing my hair.
The stillness is broken
	by the sound of a lone goose…

flying north.

No Hollywood Gosling is as cute as these guys (or girls)!!


The morning was too beautiful to spend inside, so I took a walk around the lake that’s part of the housing area in which we live and took a few pictures to share with you.  (more…)