It sifts from leaden sieves


  1. O Muse! 04: Winter Solstice 2021
  2. Synesthesia
  3. Amziecaster
  4. It sifts from leaden sieves
  5. I think the weather mourned you too
  6. Dancing with David
  7. ukkaruti
  8. November Beach
  9. Winter Branches
  10. Blue Winter
  11. Pandora’s Box
  12. Wild Man Wyman
  13. The Neutral Ground
  14. Marley Maeve Surfboard Mosaics
  15. icicles

It sifts from leaden sieves,
It powders all the wood,
It fills with alabaster wool
The wrinkles of the road.

It makes an even face
Of mountain and of plain, —
Unbroken forehead from the east
Unto the east again.

It reaches to the fence,
It wraps it, rail by rail,
Till it is lost in fleeces;
It flings a crystal veil

On stump and stack and stem, —
The summer’s empty room,
Acres of seams where harvests were,
Recordless, but for them.

It ruffles wrists of posts,
As ankles of a queen, —
Then stills its artisans like ghosts,
Denying they have been.

—Emily Dickinson


the road in to our farm in Greene County, PA

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related Posts

Tracy L. Conway

RememberingRemembering who you wereis sometimes all you needto see yourselfexactly as you areNot the sameNot a sage,not so painfully greenI have walked around this treeI have seen enoughto understand too muchI’ve walked in sandals, steel toes,…

The Use Of Life

“Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer’s day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means…

Jellicle Cats

Jellicle Cats are white and black,Jellicle Cats are of moderate size;Jellicles jump like a jumping-jack,Jellicle Cats have moonlit eyes.They’re quiet enough in the morning hours,They’re quiet enough in the afternoon,Reserving their terpsichorean powersTo dance by the…