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New Year’s dawn

New Year’s dawning, cold,
winter branches reach skyward,
seeking the future.

 
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Posted by on January 1, 2019 in Nature and Wildlife, Poetry

 

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Happy New Year

New Year's morning and Battle Mountain

New Year’s morning and Battle Mountain

The year dawns new
and clean
and full of hope.
Sunrise sending
gleams of light sparkling
across snowy meadows,
shining up like
diamond shards—
crystal glimmers pricking
cool frosting spread
smooth across the fields.
In spring, these hills hide
baby calves with mama cows
mooing softly.
Summer hums with
growing hay, and tractors
rolling past midnight,
scheduled by dew upon
moonlit windrows.
Autumn brings lambs,
deer, elk, grazing on
harvest’s aftermath.
Then the long brown
quiet awaits
snow, and silence
and the shimmering
pallet waiting for sunrise–
painting the
New Year.

 
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Posted by on January 1, 2017 in Nature and Wildlife, Poetry

 

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The ewe lambs greet the New Year

Ewe lambs at Little Powder Mountain, January 1, 2013

Ewe lambs at Ace-in-the-Hole,
January 1, 2013

 
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Posted by on January 1, 2013 in Animals, Sheep

 

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