Dawn's Awakening

December 23, 2019

Nature Is Talking 2020 is out!

I have a new calendar at Lulu.com. It has beautiful photography, and imaginative poetry. Each month will give you a new insight into nature.

Photos are of the natural beauty found in the southwest mountains of New Mexico. Our home is nestled near the Gila National Forest. Plants and animals were found near the house. You never knew what would stop by for a visit, or bloom in our yard.

Watch the preview. Take a look at the cover, and the what is inside page. See if this is the calendar for you. Click on the front cover to order. ($16.99)

Front Cover
What Is Inside

December 19, 2012

New Press Release for Nature through Poetry 2013 Calendar by Candace Morehouse

New Press Release for Nature through Poetry 2013 Calendar by Candace Morehouse

This is the new press release for our calendar Nature through Poetry 2013. It was written by Candace Morehouse-a wonderful and talented contemporary of mine. If you would like to spread the word about the calendar, please feel free to use this press release.

Nature through Poetry 2013 cover (small)

 

November 19, 2012

Poetry readings for poems appearing in the Nature through Poetry 2013 calendar

Thought that I would share 3 poetry readings with you from the new calendar (Nature through Poetry 2013: $17.95 for one, or discounts for 5 or more at Lulu.com).

January-Nursery

June- Magical Visitor

November- Young Deer

July 22, 2012

Heavenly Aroma

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Heavenly Aroma


Each fall in southern New Mexico,

The chili pods are picked by deft hands,

Placed with pride into burlap sacks,

Stacked neatly on farm trucks,

Rushed to the nearest grocery store, and

Displayed with finesse to draw the faithful in.


A line of customers form at the chili shrine

Where they select just the right burlap sack

Like a thirsty man seeking the perfect drink.

After paying for their bundle of salvation,

Customers move on to the propane chili roaster

Waiting their turn to roast the fresh pods.


With each batch that is spun and roasted,

The most incredible aroma wafts for blocks around.

The flame draws the chili flavor out of the flesh and

Toasts the skin to release it to the air – so heavenly.

The aroma says that fall has officially arrived

In the state of New Mexico.


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