1. Two crows cawing, a Robin shudders
Squirrels defining their territory: dusk settles,
wind, thunder, lightning
2. Birthday: a year gained, aha - made it!
greetings arrive by snail mail, gifts bestowed,
a family gathering; nostalgic
3. Out the door; facing a wall of heat, stifling
an official heat wave, 3 days running
even the wildlife are working from home
4. The end of summer or is it?
officially not - yet widely touted
why rush the seasons, Mother Nature
is in control - enjoy
5. A stately sycamore; iconic - now compromised;
limbs falling, trunk hollowed, precarious -
Ernie Larsen, Meriden
6. students, in their Sunday best or not
a new school; physically, classrooms readied,
teachers on their game, family members
repeating a 50 year tradition; ready, set, study
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