The Shadow Lace Of Bare Trees

sunshine rests
on the dormant garden’s

The Night’s Needlework

shuttle of cold
looping and knotting
night into lace

Dress Up Just For Yourself

ordinary rock
adorned with
lichen lace ruffle

Eyelet River

lacing the surface
cold threading
shore to shore


the eaves
wear a tatting of ice
fastened by a shuttle of cold

Going to Seed

fragile yellow lace
sturdy blue crowns
August counterparts

Edged With Antique Lace

green field sparkles with frost
as winter takes residence
in the shadow’s depth