Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-08-12

  • the locusts look as if / they’ve been eaten by locusts: / leafminers http://t.co/uMheIYYQ #
  • Just after daylight, the sound of a shower approaching and petering out before it reaches the porch.Two chickadees flit through the bushes. #
  • Screw (a political poem): http://t.co/Kzma2DG2 Too obvious? Maybe. #
  • @jacsongs Thanks! in reply to jacsongs #
  • Sunlight struggles through the haze. The large black-and-blue butterfly known as a red-spotted purple keeps returning to my red porch floor. #
  • I mentioned red-spotted purples. Here they are in a #videopoem by Peter Stephens, @SlowReads : http://t.co/Cu2fIhUm #
  • Sweet flag: http://t.co/viI2syk3 In which I share a credo of sorts. #
  • The sun climbs through the big red maple. A young Carolina wren sits on the springhouse gable, still and quiet, just swiveling its head. #
  • @wilfulblindness @awilsonpoet Thanks, Anna! in reply to wilfulblindness #
  • @kitabet Hey, glad you liked. in reply to kitabet #
  • A half-grown fawn, no mother in sight, wanders through the foxtail millet and into the woods, its fading spots glimmering in the deep shade. #
  • The first blooming tall goldenrod glows yellow at the woods' edge. In a cherry tree, a fall webworm tent enshrouds a garland of dead leaves. #
  • New poem: Shark's Tooth. http://t.co/9l8hP2SA #
  • A shimmer of rain. One of the lower branches on the big tulip tree has been stripped of bark, but its leaves haven't gotten the news. #
  • (Porcupine? Deer standing on its hind legs? Could be either one.) #
  • Another quiet morning as the songbirds go through their annual molt. Cicada. Yellow-billed cuckoo. Last night's rain glistens on the grass. #