Picture Window

If I knew how, I'd paint the skyin watercolors, a hundred shades of grayclouds with treetops in the foreground,a bird or two flying toward the horizon. Eventually, I'd need a mat and frame,a wall to hang the picture, coordinatingdrapes and a suitable shade of eggshellpaint, a house to hold it all inside. copyright 2005 Ann … Continue reading Picture Window

Cherry Tree in April

Dark bark striated trunk branches threaded with telephone wire. Red-and-green buds swell, open into pink blossoms. Thousands of powder puffs erupt like popcorn. Stark sticks vanish in a cotton candy cloud.