this jagged heart line
avoid the cracks midst the stones
criss cross hope to die
The charming blue dots
sprinkling the craggy shores of Maine,
adventure atop the rolling ocean waves.
notice the five-star fingers
of peaceful dreams unknown.
Synchronicity fathoms space and time.
Coincidences are spiritual puns. –G.K. Chesterton (1874 – 1936)
*originally written and appeared 1/7/2017
Wow! My trip to Monhegan Island just got better!! Being an avid birder I just may be able to check off a few more birds in my birding journal. So excited! I agree with their sentiments above: This. Is. Going. To. Be. Awesome!! Happy Writing (& Birding & Traveling).
“Coffee Warbler” would be a better name for the Magnolia Warbler due to their affinity, and perhaps even reliance, on shade-grown coffee plantations in winter.
Beer + bird-friendly coffee + birds + migration + Monhegan + Kenn and Kim Kaufman = Epic.
You never know what will show up on Monhegan on Memorial Day weekend, like this female Hooded Warbler.
For a while now, I have been hinting at a big event in the works for Memorial Day Weekend on Monhegan Island. Partnering with Birds & Beans Coffee, Monhegan Brewing, and The Trailing Yew, Freeport Wild Bird Supply is pleased to announce:
Birds on Tap – Monhegan!
We have the “Birds on Tap!” lecture series at Rising Tide in partnership with Dr. Noah Perlut, and the Birds on Tap – Roadtrip! series in conjunction with the Maine Brew Bus, and now, we’re going even bigger with a…
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walking into the woods
I sense rejection
open spaces offer freedom.
into the unknown
encounters never happening
on a path safely groomed.
is a teacher marking
“you had traveled here
and nothing will be found
but morsels of despair.”
a calf musing
posturing moose keeping watch
standing still in silence
Thoreau’s “The Maine Woods”.
You have come to do no harm.