Squeezed — between two weather systems, a persistent northern wind has caused the spring to pause. Drowsy wood anemones bow towards the soil, daffodils are hesitant and the blackbirds are anxious, wondering if nesting should be put on hold as well. I had to put on warmer clothes for my morning run, but still the dusk at 9 PM tells me that spring is more than warm winds.
up and down the trunk
two edgy squirrels running —
lacking a reason
Like every day the last year, we continue to walk the same familiar streets.
Today we are writing Haibun with Frank at dVerse where he wants us to write about being in the moment. Nothing is more like a moment for me than April weather.
April 26, 2021