Tag: nature poetry

Swallows and Striders on the Fox River Watercolor Sketch

As the river flows A flight of tree swallows swirl. Zooming up, down, sideways fast. But the water striders below, On water they twirl. Zooming front and back, side to side fast. Yesterday I had the chance to ride my bike along the Fox… Continue Reading “Swallows and Striders on the Fox River Watercolor Sketch”

Melting Snow at Crabapple Lake Watercolor

Crabapple Lake Morton Arboretum Lisle, IL The midday sun did its best to melt the snow, But only the hilltops relented, exposing green of grass. Did remaining snow call in clouds for help? Thaw on pause… For now. The day before Thanksgiving my workplace… Continue Reading “Melting Snow at Crabapple Lake Watercolor”

Not So Hidden Pond Watercolor Sketch

The blanket of snow tried to quiet you…but you wouldn’t have it. With frozen branches and stiff grasses, Your clamor wont quit! Oh frozen woods on thaw…make your sound bellow! This is Hidden Pond. In the winter time it is not so hidden. And… Continue Reading “Not So Hidden Pond Watercolor Sketch”

Waterfall Glen Sketch

Waterfall Glen is a small gem tucked away in the DuPage County Forest Preserves. It is near a 9 mile trail (that I did not walk) which surrounds Argonne Lab. Chicago is experiencing a very hot winter. Yes, hot. Believe it or not this week… Continue Reading “Waterfall Glen Sketch”