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Exploded

Exploded

I should have a photo of a quail nest on a keg. Like a grenade, handed- I should have images of chicks here, and some pictures of pairs. Of their Eastern Washington home. Instead I have nothing a grenade the silt of all the days  I went south instead of east. Not so far as Mexico, though I would have if I could. they all belong to the Perhaps I will still. such symmetry… bought at … Continue reading

And All Will be

And All Will be

draouennig, drean dreathan, dryw Well…It’s long past wrenday and I’m late. I’d imagined myself running the streets and the fields singing The wren the wren the king of the birds…caught in the furze* but I wasn’t there on time. Too bad. a slant country a far/far shore One thing is true, I was late to see a Bewick’s …not the day after Christmas, or anytime near wrenday, but in fact only this week. Perhaps they were around … Continue reading

Absence

Absence

Absences. The quail. In California. I’m leaving. left I was in California, just this week. For visiting not for quail. But I always visit the quail when I am there. What is flesh The first morning I walked out and saw quail, in the field, eating seeds or greenup baby plants. the earth together I watched.  I planned to take a bit of time to trap and band them. I wasn’t going to measure or … Continue reading