Changes #poetry #photography


golden gate pm

Gold with little rain

I drive through the veil of yesterday

hoping little has changed

I can’t quite see behind

I see tracings of what lies ahead

the giants in today’s sky

are the least of what I dread

San Francisco and the Northern Bay area (of California) will always be considered home. I dont like seeing the changes that the drought has wrought on the state. I like seeing less the effects the drought is having on nature. Wildlife is driven into the cities in search of food and water. The deer are beautiful (though quite lean); the mountain lions a little less desirable.

The Daily Post Challenge for this week is Change.

Published by moondustwriter

Thank you for visiting Moondustwriter. One of the many exciting things I've had the honor of doing is writing with an E. African team that is developing elementary curriculum for African children. As a writer, it is a thrill to help children (on all continents) who want to learn. I've been part of the blogging community for more than 10 years. Some old timers may remember the award winning (2011 Twitter Shorty ) blog community - One Stop Poetry. I was the co-producer of that fast growing blog community. I am a published writer, poet, artist and photographer. I have written, as well as edited, for periodicals, radio, blogs and fellow writers. There are many facets to this moon - thanks for stopping by.

6 thoughts on “Changes #poetry #photography

  1. Someone asked me why I keep filling up my little pond with water…and I watch the quail, coyotes, road runners and other critters drink and say…oh I consider it a thank you to nature during our four year drought.

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  2. Lovely poem, Leslie. A reminder that today always brings its own gifts and adventures. Sorry to hear about the drought, and animals wandering into cities is not a good thing. They must be really thirsty and hungry, desperate. Hope it all gets better soon and some relief is on the way.

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