lizbrownlee – poet

Poems, animal info, extraordinary women, my books!

Tag Archives: Wild Places

National Poetry Day Message Poem by Brenda Davis Harsham

This is just to say… . Thank you, Earth that held tight trees bent to their knees in hurricane winds and . that imprints time itself on gorges, stone and shelf, in the language of fossil hieroglyphics. . Thank you, Stones . that, in stillness, filter clean water in openings between tiny stones and soil …

Continue reading

National Poetry Day Message poem by Nicola Jackson

Dear Earth, . Keep the high combes fluted with flaked grey rock, the empty places where the Steinadler soars, where shattered scree chutes tumble into darkness and turquoise glacier pools feed the torrents’ roar. . As ice rivers shrink, as veined and layered ice recedes and moraine-lines peter into slurry on the valley floor, they …

Continue reading